Tagged: equitise

Fintech Australia Welcomes Approval of Crowdfunding Legislation

Fintech Australia lauded the Australian Parliament’s vote to support the Corporations Amendment (Crowd-Sourced Funding) Bill of 2016. The advocacy group said the approval of the equity crowdfunding law will provide a major avenue for companies to raise capital and create new jobs. Fintech Australia CEO… Read More

Equitise Pivot: Crowdfunding Portal Launches New Syndicate Platform to Connect VC’s & Angels with Retail Investors

Crowdfunding platform Equitise has launched a new “Syndicate” platform to connect Australian VCs and Angel Investors with retail investors. The shift was described as a bit of a pivot for the Australian / New Zealand – funding platform. Equitise said it was frustrated by the… Read More

Here is Equitise’s Comment on the Australian Crowdfunding Legislation

Equitise is an investment crowdfunding platform set up to operate in New Zealand and Australia. While New Zealand created a bespoke regulatory regime to allow equity crowdfunding to evolve some time ago, Australia has struggled to enact new rules. This week, the Australian Senate published… Read More

Australia’s H2Ocean Receives Support From Various Financial Service & Technology Industry Figures

Following its official launch by Australia’s treasurer, Scott Morrison, H2Ocean Limited announced it received support from financial services figures, Link Group Chairman Michael Carapiet and Perpetual Guardian founder Andrew Barnes. Other supporters include technology industry figures Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes, AfterPay Executive Chairman Anthony Eisen, Ratesetter Australia… Read More

IPO: Equitise Lists H2Ocean Limited Offer on Crowdfunding Platform

Equitise’s First Big Syndicated Transaction. H2Ocean Limited is in the process of doing an initial public offering (IPO) in Australia.  The shares are expected to list on the ASX this coming October. As part of the process, H2Ocean is offering shares via an offer on Equitise –… Read More

1Above Raises Capital on Equitise to Accelerate US Rollout

1Above, a travel well-being company, is raising capital via equity crowdfunding platform Equitise. The New Zealand based company has created an anti-jet lag concotion that apparently works quite well. We all know the detrimental effects of jet-lag that can undermine quick trips around the globe. 1Above… Read More

Equitise Updates on Australia, New Zealand Crowdfunding Progress

Equitise is a “Trans-Tasman Investment Platform” providing access to capital and unique investment opportunities to investors in New Zealand and Australia. Founded in Australia in 2014 by Chris Gilbert, Jonny Wilkinson and Panche Gjorgjevski, the investment crowdfunding platform soon added Will Mahon-Heap as the executive to… Read More

Australian Crowdfunding Legislation May Be Top of the List After Elections

Expectations were high earlier this year as Australia appeared poised to enact legislation to improve the environment for investment crowdfunding to occur in a more liberalized environment. Yet the proposal by policy makers had come under pointed criticism.  Eventually the bill “lapsed at dissolution” in… Read More

Sportswear Brand SKINS Pauses Crowdfunding on Seedrs & Equitise

Growing sports brand SKINS has placed its equity crowdfunding campaign on pause as multiple, large investors have indicated their interest in gaining a “substantial shareholding” in the brand.  The Swiss company launched a £2 million crowdfunding round earlier this year using both Seedrs in the… Read More

Sportswear Brand SKINS Seeks to Capture £2M Through Seedrs & Equitise

Global sportswear brand, SKINS, announced on Monday it has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign in the UK, Europe, Australia and New Zealand. The Aussie company and inventors of sports compression is working with Seedrs and  Equitise to raise £2 million out of a 10 million global fundraising… Read More

Investec Australia Purchases 20% of Equity Crowdfunding Platform Equitise

Equitise has a new shareholder.  Investec Australia, a publicly traded company, announced today that it had purchased a 20% stake in the equity crowdfunding platform making it the single largest shareholder behind the Equitise co-founders.  Investec was joined in the funding round by H2 Ventures and… Read More

Equitise Year in Review (Infographic)

Equitise, a “Trans-Tasman” equity crowdfunding platform has shared a few of the high-points from 2015. Originally queued up to launch in Australia, Equitise first set up shop in New Zealand as the regulatory regime moved a bit quicker in facilitating the new form of internet finance…. Read More

Equitise Joins with Syndex to Create Secondary Market for Crowdfunded Securities

Equitise, operating in Australia and New Zealand, has partnered with Auckland-based Syndex to create a secondary market to trade crowdfunded securities. The “Trans-Tasman” market is said to deliver “a new degree of maturity and sophistication to the nascent crowdfunded equity market in New Zealand”.  … Read More

Niederer: Proposed Australian Regulatory Framework for Crowdfunding is Wrong

Paul Niederer, CEO of ASSOB – one of the very first investment crowdfunding platforms ever, has shared his opinion of the recently published a regulatory framework for crowdfunding in Australia and, in brief, he thinks it is wrong. Forest for the Trees Niedierer believes the… Read More

Equitise Launches Equity Crowdfunding Offer for Dongfang Modern’s IPO on the ASX

In the fast changing world of equity crowdfunding Equitise, with offices in both New Zealand and Australia, is charting new territory with a “ground breaking” offer to partially crowdfund an initial public offering (IPO) on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX).  This is another sign of the… Read More

First Equity Crowdfunding Campaign On Crowdcube NZ Launches; Features Cloud Software Firm Collect Group

In the first equity crowdfunding deal for Crowdcube NZ, an extension of Crowdcube UK, cloud software firm Collect Group seeks to raise funds for its marketing and loyalty software, according to New Zealand publication Stuff. Crowdcube NZ is being run in New Zealand by Wellington boutique investment bank Armillary Private… Read More

Snowball Effect Prepares Secondary Market for Crowdfunded Securities

Snowball Effect recently surveyed their registered users and they received a lot of feedback on providing liquidity for investors. The equity crowdfunding platform initially researched the issue prior to their launch in 2014 but in the last 6 weeks the New Zealand based company has… Read More

Equitise: Significant Barriers Remain in Australia for Equity Crowdfunding but New Budget Offers Hope

Equitise is operating successfully in New Zealand but they remain hopeful for the future of investment crowdfunding in their native Australia.  While the Kiwi regulatory approach has rendered many fans, most Aussies regard their current regulatory approach as rather challenged. According to Equitise, there are… Read More