Posted by Sarah
2018: Wow, just… wow!

The other day, I was out tramping with my family. After an hour of mirthful skipping along the track marvelling at Mother Nature (just kidding, it was a hot day and my family includes small grumpy children who needed to […]

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Posted by Jess
Peace, Love, and Unconferencing

Here at PledgeMe, we’ve been thinking a lot about how to make an impact outside the confines of what we do every day to help people fund the things they care about. We see a need to help grow and […]

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Posted by Barry G
Tā Koha Bunch: Manawa from Ngahere Communities

Our Tā Koha Bunch blog series continues as we sit down with Manawa Udy from Ngahere Communities at their soon-to-be-opened co-working, event and makerspace in the heart of Manukau City, to discuss their crowdfunding campaign. Manawa’s got a creative spark. […]

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Posted by anna
Day one: over 80% funded!

It’s crazy to think this time yesterday we weren’t sure how our crowd would react to our latest campaign. We’d had all the normal good signals (people registering their interest to invest, feedback on our posts, and the normal good […]

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Posted by Jessie
Tā Koha Bunch: Joe from Flo

Over the coming months as our mahi on Tā Koha continues, we’ll be profiling some of the awesome entrepreneurs who are planning to use the platform to take their business to the next level. First up is Joe Harawira, the […]

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Posted by anna
What it means to equity crowdfund in Australia

Equity crowdfunding has been happening around the globe for the past few years. Over $2.5 billion was raised in 2015 through equity crowdfunding, from the UK (arguably the grandparent of equity crowdfunding) through to PledgeMe’s home country, New Zealand, where […]

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Posted by anna
We want to make equity crowdfunding equitable.

I have some news to share with you. Six years ago we launched PledgeMe into the world, as New Zealand’s first crowdfunding platform. Since then, over 1,200 campaigns have raised funding through PledgeMe, helping Kiwis fulfil their plans and add richness […]

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Posted by Jessie
The Wellington Resilience Fund

Wellingtonians are all too aware that we’ve grown up on a faultline, and right at the edge of an unpredictable ocean. But despite this, we’re not always good at planning for disasters. Experiences of the Christchurch earthquakes made it clear that […]

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