Funding

Women-founded social network Kindship raises $1 million to support parents raising kids with disabilities

- November 18, 2022 3 MIN READ

Four women and mothers who banded together to help the parents of children with disabilities have raised $1 million from crowdfunding for their social network app.  The Birchal campaign closed this week with $1.037 million from 604 investors. Kindship will use the funds to help parents navigate the NDIS. They plan to launch Kindship Wallet,… Read more »

Funding

Green hydrogen startup raises $1.38 million from crowdfunding

- June 22, 2022 2 MIN READ

Aspiring green hydrogen producer LINE Hydrogen has raised $1.38 million from crowdfunding as it looks to play its part in Australia’s renewable energy mix. The Tasmanian startup, alongside the Bell Bay Solar Farm, is hoping to become one of Australia’s first 100% renewable commercial-scale hydrogen producers and distributors, with production beginning in early 2023. LINE’s… Read more »

Funding

Startup Daily TV: Crowdfunding platform Birchal is raising $3 million to take CSF to the next level

- April 12, 2022 2 MIN READ

The platform behind 75% of Australia’s equity crowd-sourced funding (CSF) activity, Birchal, is running an equity crowdfunding campaign on its own platform, a first for any CSF platform in Australia, so retail investors can buy shares in the company. Birchal also revealed one of its main backers is Dom Pym, cofounder of next-gen digital bank,… Read more »

Christopher Strauch
Startup Daily TV

Startup Daily TV: Medical cannabis startup Montu turns to crowdsourced funding as growth soars

- November 9, 2021 2 MIN READ

Medical cannabis tech platform Montu has launched its second capital raise via the Birchal crowdfunding platform. With less than a week to go in the expression of interest phase of the campaign, the Australian company plans to use the funds to consolidate its market leading position as a medical cannabis prescriber, add to its technological… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Zero Co founder Mike Smith on his eco-startup’s record-breaking $5 million crowd-funding campaign

- October 20, 2021 2 MIN READ

Byron Bay eco-startup, Zero Co, rewrote the history of Australian crowd-sourced funding (CSF) on Tuesday after raising $5 million in just 6 hours and 27 minutes. It’s the largest CSF campaign in Australian history – $5 million is the maximum under law – and beats the previous record by $2 million. It also broke several… Read more »

Funding

Crowd-sourced funding just had an epic quarter

- October 4, 2021 2 MIN READ

More than $1.5 billion poured into startups from VCs and investors last month in the biggest month of capital raising Australia has seen, but that wasn’t the only record broken, with equity crowd- sourced funding (CSF) also booming. New figures from CSF market leader Birchal reveal the September quarter was the industry’s biggest yet, up… Read more »

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Funding

Perth e-bike Startup Tiller Rides spins $550,000 raise in 24 hours from crowdfunding

- August 27, 2021 3 MIN READ

A Western Australian startup dubbed “the Tesla of e-bikes” has raised more than $550,000 in the first 24 hours of its crowd-sourced funding (CSF) campaign Perth-based Tiller Rides has smashed the average investment size on the CSF platform Birchal, at $7,639 per investor, around $6000 more than most raises. It also marks the 100th successful… Read more »

Fintech

SME fintech Thrive just smashed crowdfunding records, raising $3 million in 3 days

- February 22, 2021 3 MIN READ

Thrive, a Melbourne-based fintech using artificial intelligence to automate banking, accounting, tax and lending for small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs), has closed its crowdfunding campaign after just 3 days, having raised a record $3 million. Thrive’s campaign launched on Birchal on broke multiple records when it went live last week, hitting $1 million towards the $3m target… Read more »