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
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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Learning from Ooooby’s success

Ooooby closed off their campaign last week (29 Sep) raising $286k from their crowd.  To celebrate Barry and I, equipped with a couple of Yeastie Boys, headed over to Waiheke celebrate Ooooby’s success — success #12 for PledgeMe Equity! It was […]

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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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Posted by Anna
Funding Felt (and female founders)

Felt is a bit like Etsy but for locally made goods by Kiwi makers, designers, artists and craftspeople. Sort of like how some folk call us like Kickstarter but for New Zealand (or they did before Kickstarter was in New […]

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Equity Crowdfunding doesn’t sleep

Remember the movie Wall Street? It’s that 126 minute long(fictional/realistic) summary of what’s completely wrong with the finance industry. There’s this particularly famous quote by the main character Gordon Gekko: “Money never sleeps, pal!” I’ve heard this quote recycled by Investment Bankers […]

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Posted by Jessie
An Off-the-Leash Opportunity

Does your dog’s breakfast look like… well, a dog’s breakfast? Looking for a way to feed your troublesome terrier that’s simple, straightforward, and pretty fun? Enter Bow Wow Box, New Zealand’s first dog food delivery service. This company of dedicated […]

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Bill on investing in PledgeMe

With our equity campaign drawing to a close on Friday (so you better go pledge now!), we’ve been receiving a bunch of feedback about why people have helped crowdfund crowdfunding. This particularly nice email came from Bill who runs Vapour. […]

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Posted by Jessie
Crowdfunding crowdfunding 2.0

For those not yet aware, PledgeMe has just launched its second equity crowdfunding round!!! And we wanted to give you guys the down-low on why we’re crowdfunding crowdfunding once more. Since our last crowdfunding round, the amount pledged through our platform […]

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Posted by Jessie
Tapping Into a New World of Transport

Two former taxi drivers want to change the way we catch rides. Simon and Andreas, Tapp’s co-founders, both used to drive taxis for a living. But they noticed that not all their customers were as happy as they could be. […]

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