Tagged: sweden

Y Combinator Startup Wheelys Cafe Funds in “Record Time” on FundedByMe

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The Wheelys Café campaign launched on FundedByMe on Monday, June 27th, has confirmed more than €350,000 from 78 investors in the first 18 hours. This is according to information provided by FundedByme. Wheelys Inc is a Swedish Y Combinator startup operating “hi-tech organic bike cafés in 50 countries.”… Read More

FundedByMe Self-Crowdfunding Round Moves into Overfunding as it Tops Goal

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FundedByMe has topped its minimum funding goal, according to co-founder and CEO Daniel Daboczy.  In an email, Daboczy stated their crowdfunding for equity hit 102% in 2 weeks. 231 investors will join this round. “We have decided to allow for overfunding and let the round run its… Read More

TrustBuddy Update: Trustee Secures SEK 50 Million. No Embezzlement Uncovered

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TrustBuddy, a peer to peer lending platform that spectacularly collapsed into bankruptcy last year, has been in the hands of bankruptcy trustees since its demise.  The entire saga became a cautionary note on the emerging online lending industry. Trustbuddy, a publicly traded entity, entered a… Read More

First SE Asian Campaign on FundedByMe Hits Goal in 36 Hours

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Sweden-based investment crowdfundin platform FundedByMe messaged its intent to start operations in Southeast Asia with the opening of an office in Singapore several years back. FundedByme became the first European-based platform to receive a license to operate in the region when the Securities Commission Malaysia approved… Read More

Crowdfunded Company FrontOffice Nordic Commences Trading on Swedish Exchange

FrontOffice Nordic AB

FrontOffice Nordic AB (FRNT MTF B) has become the first crowdfunded company to list on a public exchange in Sweden. Earlier this year FrontOffice raised about €600,000 from 183 investors on FundedByMe.  The company went on to apply for a listing on the Nordic Growth Market… Read More

FundedByMe Launches Self Crowdfunding Round

Daniel Daboczy

FundedByMe has opened a self-crowdfunding round seeking to raise a minimum €1 million.  The offer comes after FundedByMe received regulatory approval to become a publicly traded company by the Swedish Companies Registry Office. CEO and co-founder Daniel Daboczy stated; “With the force of more than 500… Read More

FundedByMe Receives Approval to Become a Publicly Traded Company in Sweden

FundedByMe Team

International investment crowdfunding platform FundedByMe has received approval from the Swedish Companies Registry Office to publicly list shares as a limited public company. In a statement today, FundedByMe explained by having over 544 shareholders the company was already complying as if it was a publicly… Read More

FundedByMe Prepares for Upcoming Self-Crowdfunding Round

FundedByMe Team

FundedByMe has announced that it was launching a new (and predicted to be its last) equity crowdfunding campaign as it continues to build upon its international expansion. The investment crowdfunding platform shared: “FundedByMe is growing and has great plans for the future. We will soon invite our users… Read More

Swedish Chili Beverage Company Caliente Seeks Funds on FundedByMe For International Expansion

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This week, Swedish drink brand, Caliente, launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on FundedByMe to raise nearly 3.5 million SEK as it continues its international expansion of its chili-flavored beverages. Caliente is described as a unique chili-infused premium non-alcoholic drink. The beverage is organic and full… Read More

Brief: Sweden FSA Approves FundedByMe’s Loan Making Process

FundedByMe Team

This week, Swedish crowdfunding platform, FundedByMe, announced it has received approval from the FSA for its loan making process. FundedByMe revealed: “In light of the material FSA has received, in the request, judges FSA to FundedByMe Crowdfunding Sweden Aktiebolag [does not] need to take any… Read More

FundedByMe Launches Referral Program for Companies Raising Capital

FundedByMe Team

International investment crowdfunding platform FundedByMe has announced a referral program that may provide a finders fee from €2000 to up to €20,000. Other investment crowdfunding platforms have enacted similar programs to the FundedByMe bounty. The launch of the partner program was described as giving the opportunity to… Read More

Brief: Swedish Fintech Investor NFT Ventures Launches Fund Targeting Finnish Startups

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Swedish fintech investor NFT Ventures is launching a second fund targeting startups in Finland through a partnership with local broadcaster MTV. MTV, owned by the Swedish media conglomerate Bonnier Group, has reportedly invested 150 million krona ($17.5 million) into the fund and will also ensure “nation-wide media… Read More

FundedByMe Calls 2015 Huge Success as it Looks Towards Asian Expansion in 2016

FundedByMe Malaysia Alix Global

FundedByMe to Focus Solely on Investment Crowdfunding as it Ends Rewards. FundedByMe has shared a platform update, recapping 2015 and looking towards the New Year.  Based in Stockholm, FundedByMe was approved by Malaysian authorities to set up one of six investment crowdfunding platforms.  The company… Read More

Crowdfunding Mailbox: Skriware Simplified 3D Printing, Bolo Rolling Knife & Mokacam Super Small 4K Camera

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After two years of designing and building, the Skriware 3D printer is ready to go.  And so what? There are tons of 3D printers on the market today. Head on over to Amazon and search and hundreds of printers show up. 3D printing is nearly… Read More

Swedish Jewelry Brand David&Martin Seeks €270,000 on FundedByMe As it Prepares For Expansion

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David&Martin, an award-winning jewelry brand from Sweden, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on FundedByMe to raise €270,000 for more expansion. Its pre-money valuation is €1.8 million. The company, which was founded in 2003, is recognized for its collaborations with famous designers, including Karl Lagerfeld, Whyred, Acne,… Read More

FundedByMe Experiences Early Success in Finland

Marita Huurinainen

Following the appointment of a country manager for Finland, Niclas Ahlström, international crowdfunding platform FundedByMe states it is experiencing solid growth in the market having attracted multiple projects. Most recently FundedByMe launched a funding round for Marita Huurinainen, a fashion brand aiming at global growth that… Read More

FundedByMe to Incorporate eAktiebok to Aid in Shareholder Management

Mikael Renck, CEO and founder of eAktiebok.

Sweden-based FundedByMe has announced a new partnership with eAktiebok, a company that automates a significant portion of the administrative process of managing new shareholders. “Our main aim is to simplify business for entrepreneurs. The administration involved in running a company can be cumbersome and ownership issues… Read More

Tilt Prepares For Global Launch By Announcing Rollouts in The Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark and Norway

Tilt

This week, crowdfunding platform, Tilt, announced it is making the final preparations to launch globally starting in November by hitting five additional international markets by early 2016. Tilt, which was founded in 2012 by James Beshara and Khaled Hussein, recently placed a foothold in the European market… Read More