Posted by Jackson
Startup Garage meets PledgeMe and AngelHQ

Last night PledgeMe hosted Startup Garage at our Wellington office. Startup Garage is a regular meetup where people talk about startups, tech and the entrepreneurial lifestyle. This time the group took a look at two kinds of investment Angel and equity […]

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Posted by Anna
South Island – we’re coming!

The mighty South has been the source of some pretty amazing successes for us – so, Anna is travelling down to talk crowdfunding. Here’s an initial list of locations / dates – but let us know if you’re feeling left […]

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Posted by Anna
You. Guys. Rock!

Wow. 2012 was a massive year. Bigger than words really, so I’m going to start with a photo: That’s some of the 175 projects YOU MADE HAPPEN last year. If I started trying to list them all – well, I’d probably […]

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Posted by Megan
Talking Crowdfunding at TEDx

Photo Credit: Jess Bovey On the 1st of December TEDxTeAro was held at Te Papa, with eight local Wellingtonians sharing “cool ideas from the coolest little capital in the world”. TED is a non profit organisation devoted to ideas worth […]

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Posted by Anna
Tip #3 – Make the best video EVER

“Asking people to give you money is like asking people to get into bed with you, and that’s weird if you don’t know them” is my favourite crowdfunding video line ever. Joceyln Towne’s kickstarter project for her debut film “I […]

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Posted by Anna
Tip #1 – You need inspiring rewards

One driver of crowdfunding successfully is creating compelling rewards that relate to your project. People want to give you money, and these rewards should inspire them to open their wallets and help. These should be creative and quirky, but not […]

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