Tagged: australia

Brief: Pop Up PR Agency jack+bill Partners with Pozible to Aid Melbourne Crowdfunders

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Australia based Pozible has partnered up with a young “pop-up” PR Agency – jack+bill. The agency is looking to give some pro-bono support to projects crowdfunding on Pozible.  The agency is an offshoot of Porter Novelli Melbourne.  jack+bill was initially launched in 2011 to support emerging fashion design talent.  It was conceived as a “unique… Read More

Paul Niederer: Wisdom Gained from $11.4 Million in Equity Crowdfunding

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Crowdfunding champion Paul Niederer, the founder of ASSOB – one of the earliest equity crowdfunding platforms around, recently shared some insight into his experience with investment crowdfunding.  ASSOB or the Australian Small Scale Offerings Board.  He has incorporated some actual empirical data regarding this new form of capital formation – and it involves non-accredited investors too.  (One… Read More

Naked Wines Australia Offers A Way For Wine Lovers To Interact With Their Favorite Wineries

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Over the last few years, consumers have been able to purchase their favorite wines online with just one click. It’s easy to order it, but what if you can help with financing and producing of your favorite Australian wines? Naked Wines Australia has taken the traditional online wine business from just purchasing the bottles to helping… Read More

Pozible Prepares to Launch New Crowdfunding Event The Chicago Edit

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Ready to take its love for crowdfunding overseas, Australian-based Pozible is set to launch its new project The Chicago Edit on June 26th. The platform will be making its way to the Windy City to see some new aspiring projects from up and coming entrepreneurs. This is the first of many events that Pozible will holding… Read More

Real-Life Video Game “Lazarus” Campaign Receives $360k And Breaks Pozible Record

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Australian entrepreneurs and IRL Shooter founders Drew Hobbs and David Leadbetter, who are behind real-life video game “Lazarus,” not only received their $308k crowdfunding campaign goal on Pozible, but also broke a new record on the platform. The campaign received $359k by 1,517 Melburians. According to the campaing’s site, “Lazarus” is about a facility that is… Read More

Dogecoin and Reddit Team Up to Help Australian Racecar Driver

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Dogecoin is making another appearance on the racetrack! The cybercurrency and Reddit.com are teaming up once again to help another driver in need and this time it’ll be going to the Australian V8 Supercar Series. The crowdfunding effort, which is called #SuperV8Doge, is aiming to sponsor Lee Holdsworth and his Erebus AMB Mercedes E63 racer to… Read More

OzCrowd Preps for Launch in Australia

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A new crowdfunding platform is prepping to launch in Australia.  OzCrowd, founded by Nick Karolidis, has targeted an official launch date of this coming July 1, 2014.  The new site is dedicated to raising the profile of Australian individual projects rather than international offers.  The site indicates they intend to directly support some projects by… Read More

Paul Niederer Charts Equity Crowdfunding Path for Australia

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The Australian Small Scale Offerings Board, otherwise known as ASSOB, has been a recognized trailblazer of sorts in the investment crowdfunding world.  The platform has raised over $138 million for more than 300 small companies over the past few years.  ASSOB has been an oft cited platform that has efficiently allocated capital to SME’s in… Read More

Australia Cuts Budget for the Arts. Pozible Wants to Help Out

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The Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey recently announced a significant budget shift that will apparently impact funding for the Arts and Gaming in the country. Cutting federal budgets is never, ever an easy task because one person’s waste is another’s necessity.  There is a bit of a silver lining regarding the cuts to the Arts though… Read More

Paul Niederer: The Global Status of Crowdfunding (Video)

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This past April, Crowdsourcing Week held their global conference in Singapore.  The gathering included many presentations on the global movement of crowdsourcing as well as multiple sessions on crowdfunding.  Paul Niederer, founder of and CEO of ASSOB – an equity crowdfunding platform based in Australia – has been a trailblazer in the space.  Niederer has… Read More

Brief: Pozible & GiveNow Form Partnership

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Australian crowdfunding platform Pozible has formed a new partnership with  Australia’s leading charitable fundraising platform GiveNow.  The charity platform GiveNow sees an opportunity to benefit from the project based approach that Pozible offers.  The two organizations are working together to enable approved organizations to accept donations directly from Pozible – next to or in lieu… Read More

StageLabel Brings Democracy to Fashion With “Concept” Platform

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Sharing some exciting news for its growing community, Australian crowdfunding website StageLabel introduced a new feature called “Concepts.” The site has built a traditional idea of campaigning but focuses on the fashion industry. As part of bringing a little democracy to the site, StageLabel is giving its community of fashion enthusiasts a chance to vote,… Read More

Paul Niederer Has Seen the Future of Non Accredited Crowdfunding

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Paul Niederer, CEO and Director of the Australian Small Scale Offerings Board (ASSOB), recently shared his vision on the future of non-accredited crowdfunding for those of us waiting in the limbo of Title III rules.  Niederer has been a leading voice in the global crowdfunding movement having the fortune of leading an early platform that… Read More

RateSetter Moves Down Under in Expansion to Australia

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UK based P2P platform RateSetter is taking their platform to Australia claiming the title of  first regulated platform from the outset.  The company has secured investment of $3 million from local and international investors alike to kick-start its Sydney offering. Headed up by Daniel Foggo, a former banker with Barclays Capital and NM Rothschild, the… Read More

Brief: Pozible Announces Change to Fee Structure

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Australia based crowdfunding platform Pozible has recently adjusted their fee structure lowering the total cost to larger campaigns raising funds on their platform.  This is not the first time the site has adjusted their approach but as they enter new markets and challenge a growing list of competitors platform costs can be an important differentiating… Read More

Rick Chen from Pozible Considers Equity Crowdfunding

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Australia based Pozible has been on a roll the past few months.  Broadening their reach from their Aussie home base, the company has expanded into Singapore, Malaysia, New Zealand and recently China. Not too long ago they invaded the shores of the United States spreading their unique approach to the crowdfunding movement. Pozible was born… Read More

Brief: Pozible Continues to Tout High Crowdfunding Success Rate

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Australia based rewards crowdfunding platform Pozible continues to pound the table with their data that indicates they have an exceptionally high success rate for projects on their platform.  In a recent note, Pozible claimed that in Asia Pacific they boast a 56% success level for crowdfunding campaigns. This number represents four years of crowdfunding over… Read More

Pozible Presents “Stand Up, Stand Out” Live Pitch Event

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Vivid Sydney is an annual event in Australia featuring some of the worlds most relevant creative industry forums.  There is music, ideas, lights and and plenty of others things for people to enjoy as art, technology and commerce all come together.  In fact it makes me want to move to Sydney. Hundreds of thousands of… Read More

Pozible Pushes Social for Crowdfunding

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Pozible is introducing some new social tactics to help crowdfunders on their platform.  In a recent statement the Australia based company have asked all “past, present and future” crowdfunders to use the #PoziPics hashtag on instagram and twitter for campaign photographs. Each Friday Pozible will sort through the many photos and pick the most creative… Read More

Centurion Solutions to Invest £5 million in GamCrowd Startups

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GamCrowd, an equity crowdfunding company that focuses on the gambling industry, has signed an agreement with Centurion Solutions to invest a fund of up to £5m into start ups on the GamCrowd platform. Centurion represents some of the world’s largest professional sports and racing trading firms and this fund will be made up from funds provided by both… Read More