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Pozible Teams Up With Grill’d Local Matters For New Crowdfunding Campaign in Melbourne and Sydney

This weekend, Australian crowdfunding portal Pozible announced that it has teamed up with Grill’d Local Matters once again for funding projects in Melbourne and Sydney.  The funding website revealed in a recent blog post: “In 2015, Grill’d Local Matters and Pozible teamed up to discover and… Read More

Aussie P2P Lender MoneyPlace To Open To Retail Investors Next Year; Now Open To ‘Sophisticated Investors’

Aussie startup MoneyPlace will next year be among the earliest Australian peer-to-peer lenders to open up to “mum and dad investors” (read: small-scale nonprofessional investors) as of Monday, Nov. 2, noted the Sydney Morning Herald. The Melbourne-based MoneyPlace has been in the works for two years, including… Read More

Taxi App Ingogo Sets Records On The Australian (Crowdfunding) Racetrack: Update

Valuation Placed at $100 Million. You might not expect a taxi to win on the racetrack, but Australian taxi app Ingogo is setting records for making the (funding) rounds. The company, launched in 2011, just announced that it closed A$12 million in a new funding round through… Read More

Q-&-A: Estate Baron Co-founder Moresh Kokane Discusses Real Estate Crowdfunding in Australia

Australia’s real estate crowdfunding scene has been a hot topic in recent news, including the launch of real estate crowdfunding platform, CrowdfundUp, offering both debt and equity investment opportunities to investors of all types. But the Outback is also home to another online real estate… Read More

Welcome to Australia, MoneyPlace: Newest P2P Lending Market Begins Trading in June Quarter

MoneyPlace, Australia’s newest P2P lending market, has confirmed that it plans to begin trading in the June quarter, joining current popular platforms SocietyOne, RateSetter and ThinCats, according to BankingDay. The Melbourne-based company will focus on the personal loan market, with a minimum loan of $5,000 on three-year… Read More

Australian Company Launches Kickstarter Campaign For Waterbottles; Raises $122,000 in Two Weeks

Seeking to put an end to the use of single-use water bottles, Melbourne, Australia-based memobottle has launched a $15,000 crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter for its self-titled bottles. According to its campaign website, the memobottle is resembles a piece of paper and is a slim, premium design… Read More

Real-Life Video Game “Lazarus” Campaign Receives $360k And Breaks Pozible Record

Australian entrepreneurs and IRL Shooter founders Drew Hobbs and David Leadbetter, who are behind real-life video game “Lazarus,” not only received their $308k crowdfunding campaign goal on Pozible, but also broke a new record on the platform. The campaign received $359k by 1,517 Melburians. According to… Read More

Twelve Foot Ninja’s Pozible-Crowdfunded, Over The Top & NSFW Music Video

Australian rock band Twelve Foot Ninja took to Australia-based crowdfunding platform Pozible in an effort to crowdfund a music video. The campaign ended in May of 2013 after raising $52,600 on a goal of $45,000. The big news at the time was that the campaign… Read More

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