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Safe Little World Success

One of my favourite projects to date was one of our most unassuming. Andrew, a Tauranga based artist, needed help to get his ‘Safe Little World’ exhibition framed. He only needed $350, and managed to raise it in four days. […]

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We heart you too Wanted FM

Our latest and greatest success has just passed the line and been funded. Dylan from Wanted FM has sent in his thoughts (and, the lovely photo above – we heart you too Dylan!): What did you like about pledgeme? I […]

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Small world moment in Melbourne

So — your illustrious blogger was out last night in Melbourne for a belated birthday trip. As is the norm, I was chatting away about this and that, and crowdfunding came up. But, instead of the wide eyed doe stare […]

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Tip #2 – An attitude of gratitude

This sounds a bit like teaching your nana to suck eggs, but if you want support you’re going to have to virtually love each and every one of your pledgers. You need to make them feel special, integral to your […]

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Why some ideas succeed, and others don’t

  It’s a tricky topic — why some ideas succeed beyond all expectations, and others just fizzle out. I think some of it is really just timing, but there are some interesting theories out there that are really worth having […]

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Fame! Fortune!

We got name dropped in mainstream New Zealand media today — on our oh so favourite and bookmarked news centre, Stuff. You haven’t seen the article yet? Well have a looksee here. Crowdfunding is an interesting beast, it’s used all […]

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Project: New Kids on the Block

The latest and greatest on PledgeMe is a project for the youth of the world by the youth of the world — pretty cool, eh? Dylan and the crew at Wanted FM are revamping their website, taking it from a […]

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Interview with Kate from St. Rupertsberg

Apart from name dropping us in interviews, and being quite loud in her praise, Kate from St. Rupertsberg loves us so  much she took the time to fill out the questionnaire below: What did you like about pledgeme? It’s the first crowd funding website […]

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This video explains it ALL!

Crowdfunding can be a hard thing to explain – but I think this video explains the thinking behind it all. The project creator is the crazy person who just starts dancing. Once someone joins you’ve got your first pledger (and […]

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Bring back the art of vinyl – kiwi styles!

Daily Beats is reviving the lost art of vinyl – with the musical help of their friends Sora Shima, Second Gear Grind, Katie Thompson, Yebiisu,  and last but not least Dick Dynamite and the Doppelgängers. How cool would it be to get […]

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