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The PledgeMe Playlist

PledgeMe and musicians have always worked well together. The awesome all-girl band St Rupertsberg was one of our first ever successfully funded campaigns, and since then our music scene has only continued to grow – with everyone from Sheep, Dog […]

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The Big Sing

This week’s Throwback Thursday hails from the golden age of June, 2012. Crooner Liz Kirkman wanted to travel to the UK and Italy to broaden her musical horizons, and she offered her pledgers everything from singing via Skype to a […]

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Astro Empire

This week’s Throwback Thursday is the Neo Soul band “Astro Empire”. Back in 2012, this group who met at the New Zealand School of Music raised over $2,500 to record their debut EP. The EP was a huge success, selling […]

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Bountiful Burlesque

Fifi Colston’s drawings should never be hidden away. This wonderful writer, artist, and creator of Wearable Art ran her first PledgeMe campaign back in 2012 so that she could mount a series of sketches for an exhibition. The subject of […]

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A New Take on the Undead

This week’s Throwback Thursday hails from April 2012! Amy and Patricia were working on a film called “A Party for Me” – a zombie-genre film with a twist. Despite the film’s ambitious shooting plans – involving a cat, a night […]

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From Kim Potter to DJ Vinyl Burns!

This week for our Throwback Thursday, we shot back to April 2012, when Kim Potter successfully raised over $4000 for his music video, “Just the Way You Shine”. The video featured the Boy with Tape on his Face and Leda Petit, […]

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Safe Little World

This week’s Throwback Thursday is the amazing artist Andrew Killick (a.k.a. Safe Little World). Back in 2012, Andrew had been working on a piece of art for over ten years, but had never had his work exhibited. An opportunity came […]

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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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Beautiful Surrender Video

This week’s Throw Back Thursday hails from the golden age of March 2012. This awesome band (then known as “Ashei”) put together a wee crowdfunding campaign to create a music video for their song, “Beautiful Surrender”. Without even playing the […]

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The TPPA Promo CD

Three years ago, before the TPPA was on the tip of everyone’s tongues, Jody Lloyd (then known as “Trillion”) crowdfunded a collaborative music project with 3 other DJs from Australia, the US and New Zealand, which borrowed its name and explained […]

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