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Tapping Into a New World of Transport

Two former taxi drivers want to change the way we catch rides. Simon and Andreas, Tapp’s co-founders, both used to drive taxis for a living. But they noticed that not all their customers were as happy as they could be. […]

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Our Top Five Serial Campaigners

Running a PledgeMe campaign is no picnic. But some campaigners must either have boundless energy or the best crowds known to man, because they just keep coming back. We went project-hunting to find our top five serial campaigners, and ask them […]

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Saving the World Through Video Games

There are only 55 Maui’s dolphins left in the entire world. Their species teeters on the brink of extinction, along with NZ’s other natives, the Hector’s dolphin. Very little is being done to protect these species. But Gamestarter, the team […]

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Powering Up

Today, Dunedin-based clean tech startup Powerhouse Wind launch their equity crowdfunding campaign – and we can’t wait. Powerhouse Wind is working to provide the people of New Zealand with household wind turbines, promoting a clean, efficient, and highly affordable energy […]

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On the Road to Success

It all started with a traffic jam. After missing out on countless meetings and precious family time due to congested roads, Chariot’s CEO decided there had to be a better way to travel. He started to imagine what it would […]

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6 days to be a part of the solution

Are you ready to be part of the solution for young people? With youth anxiety, depression, eating disorders and cyber-bullying all on the rise, it’s clear that it’s pretty tough to be a young person right now. The team behind […]

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“Let’s Do Something Naughty”

This is a campaign that brings the bling. The shocking, shameless, sparkly short film “Vajazzle” is premiering online for Valentine’s Day, and after the spectacular success of its Pledge Me campaign, we just had to sit down with creator Nathalie […]

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Four Steps for a Fab Team Photo

People pledge to people. The best way to get your crowd invested in your project is to show them who’s behind it, and what better way to do that than a team photo-shoot? So, by studying the great work of […]

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Top Ten Tools for Crowdfunding

Connecting with your crowd can be tricky. Luckily, there are lots of great sites and apps that can help you at all stages of your campaign: creation, organisation, promotion and connection. Check out our top ten tools below, and see […]

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Game, Set, Match.

Earlier this year, we had the pleasure of teaming up with the Wellington City Council and some superstar social entrepreneurs, to run their Smart Energy Challenge. This was an initiative in which community-led projects ran crowdfunding campaigns on PledgeMe, which […]

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