A new fintech app for millennials to manage household bills has raised $250,000 in pre-seed funding in its first few weeks of existence and has now turned to crowdfunding seeking another $800,000. noobill is the brainchild of George Wang, who previously spent three years as CEO of the Australian arm of Chinese ecommerce retailer GOME… Read more »
ONE YEAR ON: PledgeMe boss Anna Guenther reviews 12 months of equity crowdfunding for startups in Australia
A lot can change in 12 months. In September 2017 new laws came into effect legalising equity crowdfunding. It allowed publicly unlisted companies to harness the power of their crowd. But this wasn’t for the many. Just 1% of businesses were able to access the fundraising approach. The 99% that were registered proprietary companies were… Read more »
ASIC has announced it will be opening applications for CSF licences, allowing eligible public companies to sell shares through a licensed intermediary.
Customer service startup Zendesk has today announced a partnership with Be My Eyes, through which it will look to show support for the healthtech sector and offer assistance to socially minded startups. Zendesk will provide the startup with business mentorship, resources, and a financial contribution to help connect the blind with a network of sighted people.
Remember the film Ted where a little boy’s teddy bear comes to life and becomes his best friend? A Welsh entrepreneur is about to make that happen – well, the teddy won’t be living and breathing, but it’ll certainly be conversing with its owner.