Tagged: sweden

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

johan lundberg

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

Crowdfunding Mailbox 12.6.15

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

TrustBuddy Files for Bankruptcy as Situation is Deemed “Increasingly Complex”

Unhappy TrustBuddy

TrustBuddy jolted the peer to peer lending world as “suspected misconduct” compelled the platform to shut down operations last week.  Now the firm has publicly stated it can no longer operate in any form, forcing the company to file for bankruptcy as the situation is… Read More

TrustBuddy Loses Trust. Peer to Peer Platform Closes Following “Suspected Misconduct”, Swedish Police Contacted

Unhappy TrustBuddy

In an unsettling about face TrustBuddy, a peer to peer lending platform based in Stockholm, has shut down.  The home page has transitioned from lending platform into a public statement (republished below) in both Swedish and English explaining a series of alleged misconduct; “An investigation… Read More

All Aboard! Train Station Brewery is Equity Crowdfunding on FundedByMe

Shipface IPA

Award-winning Swedish beer maker, Train Station Brewery, launched an equity crowdfunding campaign today on FundedByMe. According to the campaign page, the brewery is offering 10% ownership in one of the most popular breweries in Scandinavia. Founded about four years ago by Colin Nordstrom and Simon… Read More

FundedByMe Forms Partnership with Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton FundedByMe

Crowdfunding platform FundedByMe has announced a new partnership with global auditing and consulting firm Grant Thornton in Sweden. According to FundedByMe, the intent of the new arrangement will be for Grant Thornton to provide valuation services to entrepreneurs and to help small companies connect and… Read More

Brief: FundedByMe Teams Up With Connect Sweden Region East to Create More Swedish Entrepreneurial Successes

FundedByMe

On Thursday, Connect Sweden Region East and FundedByMe announced that they have created a partnership that will help to further enhance the opportunities to companies in Swedish that are currently in the establishment phase. FundedByMe and Connect are considered well-known players in the Swedish ecosystem for growth…. Read More

FundedByMe Appoints Niclas Ahlström as Country Manager For Finland

Niclas Ahlström

International crowdfunding platform FundedByMe has announced the appointment of a new country manager for Finland.  Niclas Ahlström will be taking over from Kristiina Pääkkönen, who initially brought FundedByMe to Finland and served as the company’s Country Manger for 2,5 years.  She will  is now an… Read More