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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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Meet the team

Camilo, our technical guru, hails from the fair climes of Brazil (seriously, fairer than Wellington on a sunny day!). He’s crazy, passionate, loves to get to know people, and in his own words “not the typical IT guy”. He has […]

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Feel good moment

Camilo and I were grabbing a coffee in Newtown yesterday — and what do we see over the picnic table?? A poster for the lovely St Rupertsberg girls’ albulm release tour. We helped with that and it makes us feel […]

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Shameless plug – Netguide awards

Well, my dear readers — we need your help to win the “best online fundraising initiative” category of this year’s Netguide awards. Here’s the link: http://www.techday.co.nz/webawards#21 Please do your thing – just type or copy our web address in (pledgeme.co.nz) and […]

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We luuurv Radio One!

Thanks Radio One (and particularly Aaron) for interviewing the PledgeMe team yesterday. Don’t worry if you missed the show, we’ve got the podcast for you right here. And, congrats to Nicole from Pūrākau Taranaki for getting her project funded – at 166%! […]

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