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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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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Posted by Jackson
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
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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Posted by Jessie
6 days to be a part of the solution

Are you ready to be part of the solution for young people? With youth anxiety, depression, eating disorders and cyber-bullying all on the rise, it’s clear that it’s pretty tough to be a young person right now. The team behind […]

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Posted by Jackson
World’s youngest equity crowdfunder

Here at PledgeMe we encourage everyone to try to try and fund the things they care about. And age is no barrier to successful running a crowdfunding campaign. We’ve had a whole bunch of great projects on PledgeMe reach their goals and […]

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Posted by Anna
Equity crowdfunding: we did it.

Wow. It’s crazy that it’s the end of July already. This licensing journey for equity crowdfunding took a bit longer than we anticipated — but we did it. We’re totally stoked to be one of the first licensed equity crowdfunding […]

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