Tagged: Anna Guenther

Collett’s Corner: Community-Minded Real Estate Crowdfunding on NZ’s PledgeMe

Lyttelton, New Zealand based company, Collett’s Corner, has secured its NZ$300,000 minimum goal during its PledgeMe equity crowdfunding campaign.  At this writing, over NZ$355,700 has been raised by more than 190 investors for the community-minded property development. The campaign aims to raise NZ$2 million for 80%… Read More

PledgeMe Completes Crowdfunding Round With More Than $625,000 in Funding

New Zealand-based crowdfunding platform PledgeMe recently completed its latest self-running equity crowdfunding round. The campaign successfully secured its initial $500,000 and closed at a total of $633,819 from 270 investors. As previously reported, PledgeMe was launched in 2012 and claims to be the first project-based crowdfunding platform… Read More

Overfunding: PledgeMe Secures $500,000 Funding Target in Four Days Through Self-Running Crowdfunding Campaign

Less than a week after launching its own equity crowdfunding campaign, New Zealand-based PledgeMe has successfully secured its initial $500,000 funding target from more than 200 investors. As previously reported, PledgeMe was launched in 2012 and claims to be the first project-based crowdfunding platform in New… Read More

PledgeMe Is Now Seeking NZ$500,000 Through New Self-Running Crowdfunding Campaign

New Zealand-based crowdfunding platform PledgeMe Limited has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign through its funding portal, with a minimum NZ$500,000 funding target. Launched in 2012, PledgeMe claims it was the first project-based crowdfunding platform in New Zealand. It has helped 1,200 campaigns fund successfully, with over $27… Read More

Update: Ethique Raises Maximum $500,000 Funding Target in Less Than 24 Hours on PledgeMe

Less than 24 hours after launching its second equity crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMe, New Zealand based social enterprise Ethique has raised its maximum funding target of $500,000 from 275 investors. As previously reported,  Ethique was founded by CEO Brianne West and is an early adopter of equity crowdfunding… Read More

Ethique Preps for Second Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on PledgeMe

New Zealand based social enterprise Ethique is preparing to launch their second equity crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMe to raise growth capital to fuel their global expansion. Founded by CEO Brianne West, Ethique was an early adopter of equity crowdfunding having raised capital on PledgeMe back… Read More

Software As-A-Service Startup Noted Limited Raises More Than $500,000 Through Private Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on PledgeMe

New Zealand-based software as a service start-up Noted Limited raised over $500,000 through a private crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMe over the weekend. The company’s offering launched on August 29th, with a minimum goal of $100,000. It hit their maximum goal of $500,000 in less than two weeks… Read More

PledgeMe Plans Expansion into Australia as Equity Crowdfunding Rules Improve

PledgeMe, a New Zealand based crowdfunding platform, has announced an expansion into Australia just as equity crowdfunding regulations are scheduled to change. Australia has been slow to improve their regulatory environment for raising capital online but improved rules will be in place soon. “Australia is… Read More

PledgeMe Announces New Pricing For CrowdfundingU Program

On Friday, crowdfunding platform PledgeMe announced the new pricing for its CrowdfundingU program. This news comes less than two months after the funding portal revealed it was providing tiered CrowdfundingU programs for equity and lending campaigns.  CrowdfundingU offers a structured 6-week program for equity campaigners…. Read More

Social Enterprise Thankyou Payroll Looks to Expand: Announces Upcoming PledgeMe Campaign

Dunedin and Wellington-based social enterprise Thankyou Payroll is set to launch an equity crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMe next month. The company is seeking funds as it prepares to expand.  Since its launch in 2010, Thankyou Payroll has provided a cloud-based payroll intermediary service to businesses… Read More

PledgeMe’s Anna Guenther: Here’s What We Learned in 2016

Celebrating the new year by offering a few tips for growing a business, CEO and co-founder of crowdfunding platform PledgeMe, Anna Guenther, discussed what she and her team learned over the course of 2016. Guenther revealed in a blog post: “Another year older, another year… Read More

ParrotDog Closes PledgeMe Initiative After Securing $2M in Two Days

Just two days after its PledgeMe launch, ParrotDog’s highly successful crowdfunding campaign secured over $2 million from over 800 investors. The company decided to close the initiative. ParrotDog, which was founded in 2011 by Matt Stevens, Matt Kristofski, and Matt Warner, is described as one of… Read More

ParrotDog Brews Up NZ$1.7M+ on Day 1, Breaks PledgeMe Records

Beer: uniting the crowd! Campaign and campaign, beer has brewed up millions from global investors. In the first 12 hours of the Wellington-based craft brewers ParrotDog  equity crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMe raised their minimum goal of NZ$1,200,000. Within the day, the brewers raised more than NZ$1.73M… Read More

Eat My Lunch Becomes First PledgeMe.Lend Success: Surpasses $500,000 Crowdlending Goal

On Wednesday, PledgeMe announced its first transparent crowdlending campaign, run by New Zealand social enterprise, Eat My Lunch, met its minimum goal of $500,000. The initiative is running through PledgeMe’s new P2P lending platform, PledgeMe.Lend. Earlier this spring, co-founder and CEO of PledgeMe, Anna Guenther, announced PledgeMe has… Read More

Eat My Lunch to Debut First P2P Campaign on PledgeMe.Lend Next Week

New Zealand social enterprise, Eat My Lunch, is set to launch the first peer-to-peer (P2P) campaign through PledgeMe’s new lending platform, PledgeMe.Lend, next Monday (June 13th). This news comes less than a month after the crowdfunding portal revealed that the organization would be the first to… Read More

Hitting the Road: PledgeMe Announces Tour de South Island Stops

This week, founder of PledgeMe, Anna Guenther, announced the platform is gearing up for its Tour de South Island. Guenther revealed why she and her team decided to launch the Tour: “As New Zealand’s first crowdfunding platform, we’ve noticed some of our most amazing campaigns don’t necessarily originate… Read More

PledgeMe Explains the Difference Between Equity & Lend Platforms

  Following the announcement of PledgeMe.Lend’s first initiative’s upcoming launch, New Zealand’s crowdfunding platform PledgeMe explained the difference between its equity and lending platforms. As previously reported, co-founder and CEO of PledgeMe, Anna Guenther, announced the crowdfunding portal has received approved by the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) to… Read More

Eat My Lunch to Launch First Campaign on PledgeMe.Lend

This week, New Zealand equity crowdfunding platform PledgeMe announced startup Eat My Lunch is launching the first campaign for its soon to launch lending platform, PledgeMe.Lend. Last month, co-founder and CEO of PledgeMe, Anna Guenther, announced the New Zealand-based crowdfunding portal has received approved by the Financial Markets Authority… Read More

PledgeMe Announces Second New Board of Directors Member

On Thursday, New Zealand crowdfunding platform, PledgeMe, announced that it has not only appointed one but two new members of its board of directors. The portal revealed that interim group executive of Direct Banking for Rabobank Australia and New Zealand, Melanie Templeton, will be stepping into… Read More

PledgeMe Receives FMA Approval For Upcoming Peer-to-Peer Lending Platform

On Thursday, co-founder and CEO of PledgeMe, Anna Guenther, announced the New Zealand-based crowdfunding portal has received approved by the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) to launch its very own peer-to-peer (P2P) lending platform, PledgeMe. L Guenther stated: “We’re very excited to have completed this important step towards… Read More

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