Posted by Anna
Who run the world?

While 61 percent of university graduates in New Zealand are women, only 17 percent of NZX-listed board positions are held by ladies (a 5% hike from 2013). Despite the increase, there seems to be a huge disconnect in Who Run […]

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Posted by Jessie
Farewelling Anake

This week, we are very sad to announce that the lovely Anake Goodall is stepping down from our PledgeMe board. After two years of hard work, sage advice, and cupcake decoration, he’s decided to move on in order to focus […]

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Posted by Barry G
The Discrete Beauty of Coworking Spaces

The Discrete Beauty of Coworking Spaces Christmas is a time for reflection: catching glimpses of my expanding middle in the mirror throughout the day as the turkey, spuds and chocolate are devoured! Over the year gone by there have been […]

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Are you an Equity Enthusiast?

Between primo projects like Venture Up and exciting equity campaigns like Yeastie Boys, Ethique or Ooooby, things at PledgeMe have been pretty hectic this holiday season. If you’re subscribed to our newsletter, you’ll know just how busy we are. But […]

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Posted by Jessie
The Power of PoKey

Here at PledgeMe, we’re all about young people doing cool things. And two of our favourite young people – the dynamic duo behind ID Tech – have just been awarded the Ministry of Business & Innovation Award for Excellence in Operations […]

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Posted by Anna
Aus-merica

Early last month, I spent two days in Melbourne and one day in Sydney meeting with local companies, co-working spaces, government, funders, and startup supporters. My trip had two goals. Firstly to assess where Australia’s proposed legislation on equity crowdfunding […]

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Posted by Jessie
Floatation Dreams

Canterbury carer Angela Prosser wants to make a difference in the lives of disabled children. Having spent her life as a massage therapist studying fitness and nutrition, she knows a thing or two about wellbeing – and she believes the […]

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Posted by Barry G
Bubbling with innovation

Today crowdfunding platforms are awash with ingenuity. Look no further than our own humble bubble to find bitchin’ mobile stitching workshops, the future of food and a refreshing way of delivering the news. But, it’s not only the bright sparks […]

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Posted by Jessie
Safe Little World

This week’s Throwback Thursday is the amazing artist Andrew Killick (a.k.a. Safe Little World). Back in 2012, Andrew had been working on a piece of art for over ten years, but had never had his work exhibited. An opportunity came […]

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