Tagged: sweden

FundedByMe & Synch investerarkväll – Stockholm

Welcome to our investor evening During this pitch event you will hear from companies raising funds on FundedByMe, meet with their representatives and have an opportunity to ask them questions afterwards. The companies’ crowdfunding campaigns will be live on FundedByMe and open to investment during… Read More

Aligning Entrepreneur and Crowdinvestor Interests

An Army of Investors 2

  Crowdinvesting has contributed to the development of new organizational forms that in particular affects entrepreneur – investor relations. In this new reality, it is normal for startups to have an average of 125 investors. A potential burden for small founder teams, but also a… Read More

¡Bienvenidos! Kickstarter Opens For Spanish Inventors

Kickstarter Spain

Earlier this week, crowdfunding giant Kickstarter announced that it was ready to open its doors to Spanish inventors that are looking to crowdfund for their projects. The platform revealed in its blog: “We’re so excited to announce that Kickstarter is now open to Spanish makers,… Read More

Bonjour! Kickstarter Announces Crowdfunding Services For French Inventors

Kickstarter France

On Monday, Kickstarter announced that it is ready to open its doors for inspired French inventors. The crowdfunding company stated: “We’re so excited to announce that Kickstarter is now open to French makers, innovators, filmmakers, chefs and creators of all types! French creators can start building… Read More

FundedByMe Adds Staff to Match Platform Growth

FundedByMe New Staff

FundedByMe, a global crowdfunding platform based in Stockholm, Sweden, has recently added loan based crowdfunding and successfully launched a self-crowdfunding campaign.  The platform is also accepting Bitcoin as part of a pilot program to test cryptocurrency integration.  To meet the growing demands and expanding number… Read More

Guten Tag! Kickstarter’s Yancey Strickler Announces Crowdfunding Services For German Campaign Organizers

Germany Kickstarter

On Tuesday, Kickstarter announced that their campaign creation process is officially open to German project creators. Kickstarter’s Yancey Strickler wrote: Hallo Deutschland!   My name is Yancey, I’m the CEO of Kickstarter, and it’s my pleasure to welcome all of you to the Kickstarter community.  … Read More

FundedByMe Now Accepts Bitcoin as it Offers Equity in Bitcoin Trading Platform Safello

Safello BItcoin ATM

Appropriately – international funding platform FundedByMe is now accepting Bitcoin.  The announcement has been matched with the launch of an equity crowdfunding campaign for Safello, a Bitcoin trading platform that is already halfway funded. FundedByMe is using the Safello offer as a Pilot Program to test… Read More

Moving Mainstream: Centre for Alternative Finance of Cambridge Judge Business School Publishes European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Report

University of Cambridge research Report

Newly opened Centre for Alternative Finance of University of Cambridge Judge Business School reports European Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey study results.  The European market could top €7 billion in 2015 The European alternative finance market grew 144% last year to €2,957m The UK is the largest European country for alternative finance,… Read More

Crowdfunding Platform FundedByMe Now Offers Loans

FundedByMe founders Daniel Daboczy and Arno Smit

International crowdfunding platform FundedByMe, has jumped into the debt space thus rounding out their funding options on their global platform.  The loans will initially be available for SMEs in Sweden but investors from all over the world will be able to loan money in the… Read More

Lily Cup Compact Campaign Finishes in Top 2% of Most Funded Kickstarter Projects

Lily Cup 3

Swedish brand Intimina launched its funding project for the world’s first collapsible menstrual cup, Lily Cup Compact, on crowdfunding giant Kickstarter, which recently finished with 8530 backers from over 50 countries worldwide and reached 4000% over the original crowdfunding target. This places the campaign in the top 2% of… Read More

NOA Relaxation “Premium Beverage” Rockets on FundedByMe. Raises Over $1 Million in 3 Days.

Noa Fridmark

Sweden based NOA Relaxation, an all natural beverage, launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on FundedByMe and raised USD $ 180,000 in the first 3 minutes of going live on January 29th. The goal of raising $640,000 was quickly beat in two days and by day… Read More

Tracemyfile Raises Equity in Crossborder, UK/Sweden, Offer

Flag of Sweden

Cross border crowdfunding offers have only recently started to percolate up on various crowdfunding platforms.  While there have only been a few to date, one would expect these dynamic offers to be foreshadowing a future of crowdfunded securities  that are not constrained by national borders.  Tracemyfile, a cloud… Read More

British Journalist Launches Kickstarter Campaign To Raise Funds For Assange, Snowden, & Manning Statues

monument to Courage 4

Well, this is a first. Earlier this week, British journalist Vaughan Smith has hit Kickstarter to raise £100,000 so that he may build life-like statues of WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange along with Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden. These statues are known as being part of… Read More

FundedByMe Claims Record Month, Opens Up Shop in Singapore

FundedByMe founders Daniel Daboczy and Arno Smit

Sweden based FundedByMe’s says their strategic decision to focus mainly on business building crowdfunding has proven to be a success.  The hybrid crowdfunding platform claims a surge in membership and new funding campaigns.  FundedByMe’s experience is exemplified by Finnish interactive yoga platform Yoogaia, a young… Read More

FundedByMe: How We Raised Over €600,000 in 5 Days (Infographic)

Thousands of Euros 500 Money

FundedByMe, an investment crowdfunding platform based in Sweden but with operations in Finland, Denmark, Singapore, Spain, Germany, Italy & Norway, recently launched a self-crowdfunding campaign to raise capital for their expansion.  In March of 2014 the campaign hit the pages of the funding platform with… Read More

FundedByMe Welcomes Kickstarter to Sweden with Special Gift

Gift Sweden Welcome

Kickstarter CEO Yancey Strickler announced this past Monday that his crowdfunding platform was opening up shop in Scandinavia and Ireland.  The expansion into Ireland was known for quite some time, but the move into Denmark, Norway and Sweden, while not surprising, was new.  The nordic countries have… Read More

Kickstarter’s Yancey Strickler Announces Crowdfunding Services for Scandinavia and Ireland Campaign Organizers

kickstarter-logo

On Monday (September 15th), Kickstarter’s CEO Yancey Strickler announced that the crowdfunding giant has opened its platform to Scandinavia and Ireland. The platform’s team wrote, “We’re so excited to announce that Kickstarter is now available to creators in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Ireland — four countries with amazing cultural histories and creative… Read More

Link2Ventures Invests in FundedByMe as Crowdfunding Platform Expands in Asia

FundedByMe founders Daniel Daboczy and Arno Smit

Having opened an office in Singapore last year,  Sweden based crowdfunding platform FundedByMe has revealed an investment by Singapore based investment group Link2Ventures for an undisclosed amount.  The additional funding is expected to be used to boost further growth in the Asia Pacific region.  FundedByMe will be… Read More

Kickarter Hit “Narrative” Raises $8 Million in Funding Led by Khosla Ventures

Narrative In Hand

The list continues to grow of crowdfunding hits raising big money from early stage investors.  Today we learned that Narrative (at one point called Memoto) has received a pretty huge investment in a funding round led by big name VC group Khosla Ventures.  This is… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: CA7CH Lightbox Live Streaming Camera, ISSA & ChargeAll

CA7CH Lightbox Customizable

We have a threesome of tech products this week from our crowdfunding mailbox.  We really had many solid campaigns emailed us to the past couple weeks.  Over time the campaigns  are getting better structured, pitch videos are consistently more professional and products are more refined…. Read More