Posted by Barry G
Being a Crowdfunding Investor

Simon Papa, down-to-earth lawyer with a penchant for crowdfunding, shares his thoughts on what you should expect and do as a crowdfunding investor in a NZ company. Crowdfunding is an exciting development but what does it mean to be an […]

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Posted by Jessie
Thought-Wired

For more than six million people around the world, daily communication is a struggle. Due to severe physical disabilities like cerebral palsy or motor-neuron disease, these people (who often have sound, healthy minds) cannot move or speak, and must rely on […]

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Posted by Barry G
Ethical Lending

Our friend, Raf Manji, Christchurch City Councillor and progressive banker, shares his thoughts on how the financial system is broken and how crowdlending can help to create a more supportive and sustainable marketplace between borrowers and lenders.   One of […]

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Posted by Barry G
Smoothing Out the Peaks and Troughs

“Booms and busts are amplified when a select few control the allocation of money.” — William Stewart, just a second ago. Here’s my question — does crowdfunding have the ability to help smooth out the peaks and troughs of an […]

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Posted by Stu
One year on for Yeastie Boys

Exactly a year ago we were ringing the bell to begin our PledgeMe crowdfunding campaign, at a launch party in Wellington’s Golding’s Free Dive. A meagre 31 minutes later we were celebrating the successful raise of $500,000 with a whole […]

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PledgeMe.Equity/Private

While most Kiwis were at the bach over the holidays, Team PledgeMe were hard at work adding new features to the platform, inventing new products, and searching for a new board member. But the newest of the shiny new things […]

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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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