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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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 Anna
One year on

It’s one year ago today that we had our first successful equity campaign – for us. It was a scary move, going out with our own campaign and asking our crowd to join us on our journey. I joke that […]

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Posted by Jessie
Kumara Fusion

This week we’re introducing our new weekly segment: What’s Up Wednesday! Each week we’re going to chat to a current campaign creator and see how things are going for them. And who better to start us off than Kumara Fusion! […]

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