When former Shark Tank investor Andrew Banks went hunting for cash for Plastiq.it, the cashback retail rewards startup he founded just over a year ago, the serial entrepreneur took a novel approach, turning to equity crowdfunding seeking $400,000. The idea has paid off in spades, with the offer closing after hitting its target 25… Read more »
A former Goldman Sachs banker is crowdfunding his agtech startup to help the world’s poorest farmers
A former Goldman Sachs banker is hoping to could change the lives of two billion of the world’s poorest people, subsistence farmers and fishers, with an app. Brisbane entrepreneur David Davies created the app as part of his philanthropic impact startup, AgUnity. He calls it a “last mile” solution for poverty-stricken communities, involving an affordable… Read more »
Tim Dean, Credi’s founder Credi, the Perth-based loan management platform that formalises loans between friends and family, aka the ‘Bank of Mum and Dad’, is looking for $1 million to expand internationally and ramp up its marketing after processing more than $100 million of transactions in the past two years. Tim Dean, Credi’s founder, saying… Read more »
Booktopia CEO and co-founder Tony Nash Online bookseller Booktopia wanted to raise $10 million from an equity crowdfund Despite having nearly 2 million customers, just 850 people invested, raising less than 9% of the target The Sydney-based retailer is now talking to private investors Leading Australian book retailer Booktopia has walked away from its… Read more »
Goodments, an investment app that matches people to shares and funds based on environmental, social and ethical values has launched a retail crowdfunding raise on the Equitise platform. The goal is to raise up to $500,000 with shares available from $200.
Proprietary companies will now be able to bring on investment via equity crowdfunding, with Parliament this week passing the long-awaited amendments to its crowdfunding legislation.
After years of lobbying from the startup sector, retail – or mum and dad – investors now have access to equity crowdfunding opportunities through the seven intermediaries this week granted licenses by ASIC.
Having raised $2.3 million from investors including existing backers Caltex and Investible, car sharing startup Car Next Door is opening up the rest of its Series B round to users, taking to crowdfunding platform Equitise to raise a minimum of $500,000.
The Federal Government has today revealed a new legislative package that will allow private companies to access equity crowdfunding.
Equitise cofounder Chris Gilbert wants to give back to the startup community through the Talent Unleashed Awards
Equitise cofounder Chris Gilbert jumped at the chance to judge in this year’s Talent Unleashed Awards and give back to the community.
Talent has announced the opening of applications for its annual Talent Unleashed Awards, which look to uncover strong local entrepreneurial talent.
AirActive is a fitness activity booking app rewarding users with Velocity Frequent Flyer points with each booking made and offering on and off-peak pricing.
Equity crowdfunding platform Equitise has announced the launch of a new syndicate model in a bid to further “democratise” investment.
As Australia gears up for the long-awaited changes to equity crowdfunding regulations to come into action, Investec Australia has acquired a 20 percent stake in ‘trans-Tasman’ investment platform Equitise. The deal values the startup at close to $10 million.