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During Challenging Economic Climate, Investment Crowdfunding Remains Stable in Australia – Report

Birchal, the largest investment crowdfunding platform in Australia has distributed a report updating on the activity of issuers pursuing online capital formation in the country. “Crowd-sourced funding,” as online securities offerings are labeled in Australia, are said to have remained “stable” generating A$71 million during… Read More

Australia: Birchal Aims to Raise More Money, Shares Top Securities Offerings in 2023

Birchal, the leading securities crowdfunding platform in Australia (Crowd-sourced Funding in Aussie-speak), says it is on track to completing its most active quarter to date. According to the company, Q4 has seen 25 successful funding rounds and the platform is nearing A$ 200 million in… Read More

Birchal Provides Update on Securities Crowdfunding in Australia – Five Years On

Birchal, the largest securities crowdfunding platform in Australia (called crowd-sourced funding in the country), has published a report following five years after online capital formation in its present form was legalized. Matt Vitale, CEO and co-founder of Birchal, states: “We’re five years in. The industry… Read More

Australia: Birchal Claims 100% Market Share of Online Capital Formation in Recent Quarter as it Dominates Securities Crowdfunding

Matt Vitale

Birchal, long the leading online capital formation platform in Australia, reports that during its fiscal Q3 2023 quarter it dominated the “crowd-sourced funding” market in the country. Birchal says that it captured 100% market share during the quarter to date, making it the only Australian… Read More

Australia: Investment Crowdfunding Raises $72 Million in 2022

Investment crowdfunding, or crowd-sourced funding (CSF) as it is called down under, generated $72 million in online capital formation, according to an industry report. The information is compiled by Birchal, the largest online investment platform in Australia. Birchals has been providing this report for several… Read More

Birchal Has Now Enabled Over $100 Million in Securities Crowdfunding

Investment crowdfunding platform Birchal has surpassed $100 million in financing (as of March 17, 2022), according to an email from the company. As the largest crowdfunding provider in Australia, Birchal is the first to top this amount. As of March 2022, Birchal claims to be… Read More

Australian Honey Ventures Tops $1 Million in 30 Minutes on Birchal

Australian Honey Ventures (AHV) is reporting a rapid raise on leading online investment platform Birchal in Australia. According to a note from the issuer, over $1 million (AUS) was raised from 480+ investors in just thirty minutes of launch on Birchal The Western Australian agriculture… Read More

Australia: Crowdfunded Companies Top $1 Billion in Market Cap in 2021

In Australia, the market cap of all crowdfunded companies topped $1 billion in 2021, according to the leading securities crowdfunding platform Birchal. The report states that the value of all crowdfunded companies doubled in 2021 in comparison to 2020. In Australia, securities crowdfunding is labeled… Read More

Australia: Biggest Quarter Yet for Investment Crowdfunding Industry

Matt Vitale

Birchal, the top investment crowdfunding platform (called crowd-sourced funding or CSF) in Australia, is reporting that September 2021 is the biggest quarter ever for the industry. According to Birchal, crowdfunding in Australia jumped by 110% versus same quarter year prior. Platforms raised $19.4 million from… Read More

Australia: Equity Crowdfunding Volume Doubles in First Half of 2021

Investment crowdfunding in Australia, or crowd-sourced funding (CSF), has doubled in the first half of 2021 in comparison to the same period year prior according to a note provided by Birchal. In aggregate since CSF became legal, over 144 Australian SMEs have raised over $100 million… Read More

Birchal, Australia’s Leading Crowdfunding Platform, Reports on Sector Progress in 2020, Q4 Was Biggest Ever. Female Founded Firms Raised More than Year Prior

Birchal, the leading investment crowdfunding platform in Australia, has published a report on the entire sector of online capital formation as well as platform performance. The report tracks progress in the Australian “crowd-sourced funding” (CSF) industry (investment crowdfunding) via data aggregated by Birchal. The information… Read More

Australia: Birchal Takes the Lead in Investment Crowdfunding as Industry Expands

Australia enacted investment crowdfunding laws some time ago but the initial iteration was a bit of a no starter due to some glaring omissions by the Australian government. In late 2018, this changed when the parliament fixed the most pressing issue – the fact that“proprietary… Read More

Birchal Plans Secondary Market for Crowdfunded Securities

Matt Vitale

Investment crowdfunding platform Birchal will launch secondary trading of CSF securities in 2020, according to a note from the company. Birchal is a leading “crowd-sourced funding (CSF)” platform in Australia. The new marketplace, announced today, will be called Birchal Trade. There has been a good… Read More

Female Only Rideshare Firm Shebah Tops Aussie Crowdfunding Record, Single Investor Contributes $1 Million

Shebah, a ridesharing service only for women, has raised $3 million on Birchal. The Australian company has claimed the most money raised for the young investment crowdfunding sector. Shebah sought a minimum target of $1 million at a pre-money valuation of $19.4 million. The fully… Read More

Finally! Parliament of Australia Approves Proprietary Firms to Utilize Investment Crowdfunding

Earlier today, the Parliament of Australia finally legalized the ability of “proprietary firms” to use “Crowd-Sourced Funding” (CSF) or investment crowdfunding. The change in the existing law has been a nagging concern for some time now as the previous law only allowed “unlisted public companies”… Read More

FinTech Australia Tells Aussie Government it is Time to Act on Legislation to Empower Private Company Equity Crowdfunding

Australia enacted new crowdfunding regulation (Crowd-sourced funding) in 2017 but left a gaping shortcoming  in the new rules. For some obtuse reason, only unlisted public companies may crowdfund up to $5 million under current law. The vast majority of SME businesses in Australia are private companies thus… Read More

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