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Startup Daily TV: Fine Defender, which challenges unjust fines, is crowdfunding

- June 18, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

Fine Defender was founded by Adam Cockayne in 2016 after he saw first-hand the challenges related to unjust fines. So he developed software to help assess and challenge fines issued for everything from parking to traffic, public transport and more recently Covid-19, charging a $25-$35 fee to launch the challenge after they’ve completed an online… Read more »

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Birchal is launching a market to trade unlisted shares from crowdfunding campaigns

- December 3, 2019 2 MIN READ

Women-only ridesharing app Shebah set a record for Australian crowdfunding when it raised $3 million earlier this year.  Equity crowdfunding platform Birchal has announced plans to host a secondary market to trade unlisted crowdsource-funded (CSF) shares from next year. Birchal has pioneered equity crowdfunding in Australia, having raised more than $16 million in 26 successful… Read more »

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This Australian movie startup wants to join the streaming ‘arms race’ with low budget films

- October 25, 2019 2 MIN READ

Geoff Moore, Tony Nikolakopoulos and Jay Grant from Reel House Productions. Movies sell a certain magic – a champagne for the eyes, yet for the most part the industry is more 4-litre cask wine. An Australian film production company Reel House Productions believes there’s still a fortune to be made making films as streaming services invest… Read more »

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Financial advisers are backing a crowdfunding campaign for an $11 million independent ratings startup

- July 5, 2019 3 MIN READ

Adviser Ratings CEO Mark Hoven and MD and co-founder Angus Woods. Source: supplied Sydney-based independent financial advice rating and data startup Adviser Ratings has turned to crowdfunding as it seeks to respond the banking royal commission’s findings into conflicts of interest in the sector. The Series A raise through equity crowdfunding platform Birchal launched publicly… Read more »