Posted by Jessie
Hitting the max

Last week, two of our equity campaigns reached their maximum funding goals. Sorbet, a climate-neutral cosmetics company, turned to crowdfunding in order to set up their lab, activate their brand and enter a global market. They’ve already had huge success in […]

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Posted by Jessie
“Let’s Do Something Naughty”

This is a campaign that brings the bling. The shocking, shameless, sparkly short film “Vajazzle” is premiering online for Valentine’s Day, and after the spectacular success of its Pledge Me campaign, we just had to sit down with creator Nathalie […]

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Posted by Jackson
Half a mill in half an hour

Yeastie Boys made it big yesterday. They equity crowdfunded half a million in half an hour. This is the fastest equity crowdfunding raise so far in New Zealand and one of the quickest in the world! Down at Goldings Free […]

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Posted by Jessie
A Purr-fect Publication

Frances Eliza could see a gap in the magazine market: despite all the publications circulating round the city, Wellington’s felines just weren’t being catered to. So she came up with the idea for Blackcat Quarterly, Wellington’s premier lifestyle magazine for […]

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Posted by Jackson
PledgeMe Alumni: James Shaw

PledgeMe has been helpin’ Kiwis fund the things they care about for almost three years now. In that time we’ve had something like 700 successful campaign go up on the site. We’ll be sharing the stories behind some of those […]

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Posted by Jackson
There ain’t no party like a PledgeMe party

Over 100 people descended on the Sustainability Trust in Wellington last night — despite wind, rain, hail, and a lightning strike that busted up the Zephyrometer by the airport — to celebrate PledgeMe getting its equity crowdfunding license. Photo Cred: […]

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Posted by Amy Bowie
Crowdfunding a Choir Tour

In July of last year (2013), Christchurch Youth Choir sang their way south, performing their way from Timaru to Dunedin. In 40 days they raised nearly $2000 towards transport and accommodation costs via PledgeMe, to help them on their way. […]

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Posted by Sam
Ink Big Dreams

One of our successes this year was Ink Big – who almost doubled the $900 target it set to get up and running. Gareth is the big ‘inker’ behind the Ink Big project, wanted to produce super size hand screen […]

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Posted by Anna
Infinite-ly World Class

Infinite Dance Crew, a group from Wellington, were almost ready to head to the world hip hop championships in Serbia – but still had a short fall in their funding of $1,000. So they decided to go to their crowd […]

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