Tagged: south africa

Global Real Estate Crowdfunding Site Wealth Migrate Looks to Asia for Rapid Expansion

Wealth Migrate China

Scott Picken is based in South Africa but he clearly thinks big when considering the addressable market for his real estate crowdfunding platform Wealth Migrate. It is his opinion that banking, insurance, real estate – basically all aspects of finance –  will be revolutionized by… Read More

Inspired By Tragedy, Life-Saving Swimming Pool Alarm Launches Thanks to Funding Tree


An entrepreneur who was inspired to develop a foolproof swimming pool alarm for children after a neighbor’s toddler drowned is about to put his vision into production, thanks to the crowdfunding platform Funding Tree. John Barstead was running an electrical engineering business in Johannesburg, South Africa,… Read More

Brief: South African Peer to Peer Lender Expands into Small Business Loans


According to a recent report RainFin, a Peer to Peer lender owned in part by Barclays, is broadening its reach to include small business loans.  The P2P lender is following a similar path to Lending Club, the large US based P2P lender that just announced… Read More

GoldKey Resources Launches $1.5M Crowdfunding Campaign on EquityNet

GoldKey Resources

GoldKey Resources, Inc., a natural resources development company, announced today the launch of a crowdfunding campaign with EquityNet, designed to raise US$1.5 million. Niles Helmboldt, CEO of GoldKey, stated, “Our crowdfunding initiative is part of an overall campaign to capitalize on opportunities to assist and… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform Trevolta Gives Travelers A Way To Raise Funds For Destination Trips


Ever wondered what it would be like to go backpacking through Europe or see the well-known waterfalls of Africa or even the Great Wall of China? Unfortunately, the cost has always stopped aspiring travelers in their tracks when booking their own adventures. According to South… Read More

FundFind wants to be South Africa’s answer to Kickstarter

FundFind South Africa

FundFind wants to be South Africa’s answer to Kickstarter, the US crowdfunding platform that’s helped musicians like Amanda Palmer and companies like Pebble, the company behind a smart watch project, by raising small amounts of money from large numbers of people. FundFind arose from founder Steve… Read More