Posted by Jackson
Half a mill in half an hour

Yeastie Boys made it big yesterday. They equity crowdfunded half a million in half an hour. This is the fastest equity crowdfunding raise so far in New Zealand and one of the quickest in the world! Down at Goldings Free […]

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Posted by Jessie
A Purr-fect Publication

Frances Eliza could see a gap in the magazine market: despite all the publications circulating round the city, Wellington’s felines just weren’t being catered to. So she came up with the idea for Blackcat Quarterly, Wellington’s premier lifestyle magazine for […]

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Posted by Jackson
PledgeMe Alumni: James Shaw

PledgeMe has been helpin’ Kiwis fund the things they care about for almost three years now. In that time we’ve had something like 700 successful campaign go up on the site. We’ll be sharing the stories behind some of those […]

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Posted by Anna
Met our match

We’ve met our match in the crowdfunding space… Matched funding. It’s amazing the motivational power that comes from promising to match funds raised – if a projects goal is met. We’ve been toying with the idea of matched funding for […]

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Posted by Amy Bowie
Crowdfunding a Choir Tour

In July of last year (2013), Christchurch Youth Choir sang their way south, performing their way from Timaru to Dunedin. In 40 days they raised nearly $2000 towards transport and accommodation costs via PledgeMe, to help them on their way. […]

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Posted by Anna
What does home mean to you?

That was the question that the Loading Docs team asked film makers late last year, and the resulting 67 short doco proposals they received were so varied they almost couldn’t be compared – everyone had a different way of showing […]

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Posted by Anna
2013: A BIG year for PledgeMe

We’ve had an amazing year – 2013 was a BIG year for Pledge Me – BIG projects, BIG impact, BIG change, BIG events and BIG thanks. In 2013, we hit two significant milestones. In April, we hit the $1 million […]

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Posted by Sam
Ink Big Dreams

One of our successes this year was Ink Big – who almost doubled the $900 target it set to get up and running. Gareth is the big ‘inker’ behind the Ink Big project, wanted to produce super size hand screen […]

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Posted by Anna
Infinite-ly World Class

Infinite Dance Crew, a group from Wellington, were almost ready to head to the world hip hop championships in Serbia – but still had a short fall in their funding of $1,000. So they decided to go to their crowd […]

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