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Cheers!: ParrotDog Set to Launch Second Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on PledgeMe

Less than a year and a half after securing $2 million in two days on PledgeMe, craft brewing company ParrotDog is set to launch another equity crowdfunding campaign to raise an additional $1.4 million. As previously reported, ParrotDog was founded in 2011 by Matt Stevens, Matt Kristofski,… Read More

OCHO Chocolate Factory Secures $2 Million Just 30 Hours After PledgeMe Launch

Just 30 hours after launching its crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMe, Dunedin-based OCHO Chocolate Factory secured $2 million funding target from more than 3550 investors. Ocho, which is short for Otago Chocolate, was started by artist and former journalist, Liz Rowe. It described itself s a craft bean-to-bar… Read More

Urban Farm Cultivate Christchurch to Sell “Broccoli Bonds” to Crowd on PledgeMe

Christchurch based urban farm Cultivate Christchurch is looking to raise up to $200,000 on crowdfunding platform PledgeMe to expand their composting service by issuing Broccoli Bonds to its crowd of investors. The company, which was launched in 2015 by landscape ecologist Bailey Peryman and youth… 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

Module Project Limited Launches Second PledgeMe Campaign to Fund Next Stage of Commercializing Mobile Wireless Speaker

Auckland-based social enterprise The Module Project Limited has launched its second equity crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMe to fund the next stage of commercializing its long-lasting and upgradeable mobile wireless speaker, Decibel. The company was founded in 2015 by co-founders Vince Lovrich and Ketzal Sterling. It… Read More

Peer-to-Peer Car Rental Platform MyCarYourRental Seeks $300,000 on PledgeMe to Continue Growing Car Sharing Community

New Zealand-based peer-to-peer rental platform, MyCarYourRental, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMe. The company is seeking $300,000 (max $800,000), which will go towards growing its car sharing community. MyCarYourRental is described as a safe and secure online service that allows Kiwis to rent… Read More

PledgeMe Launches Lending Month of May: Seeks to Help Kiwis Learn More About Crowdlending

On Monday, New Zealand’s crowdfunding platform PledgeMe announced it was dedicating the month of May to lending related goodness. While sharing details about the initiative, the PledgeMe team stated that throughout the month they will be connecting with Kiwis who are interested and curious about crowdlending…. 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 Announces Credit Card Fees & CrowdfundingU Changes

Crowdfunding platform PledgeMe announced on Wednesday it is making a few changes to its credit card fees. The portal revealed the fee charged to campaign creators is going from up to 7.5% to a flat fee of 6.5%. It will also provide tiered CrowdfundingU programs for… 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

Sushi Ninja Closes PledgeMe Funding Round With Over $250,000 Invested

New Plymouth restaurant, Sushi Ninja, recently closed its equity crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMe. The company was seeking $150,000 for its new Kaizen sushi convey-belt style diner at Centre City shopping center. The initiative was successful and raised $250,000 from 32 investors. As previously reported, wife/husband co-owners… Read More

Denheath Desserts Closes PledgeMe Crowdlending Campaign With Nearly $370,000 in Funds

Denheath Desserts, a custard square brand from South Canterbury, has officially closed its crowdlending campaign, which raised nearly $369,001 from 161 investors, on PledgeMe. Denheath Desserts currently produces 10,000 custard squares per day from its Timaru factor.  The company’s previously revealed “From a small sleepy family-owned cafe to an iconic… Read More

Update: Denheath Desserts Surpasses $300,000 Funding Target During PledgeMe Crowdlending Campaign

Denheath Desserts, a custard square brand from South Canterbury, has successfully secured its initial $300,000 funding target through its crowdlending campaign on PledgeMe. The company launched the initiative in late October, seeking a max of $1.2 million to accelerate its self-proclaimed “World Custard Invasion,” grow distribution in New… Read More

Sushi Ninja Seeks Funds on PledgeMe For New Kaiten Sushi Conveyor-Belt Style Diner

Sushi Ninja, a New Plymouth-based restaurant, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMe with a mission to raise a minimum of $150,000 (max $250,000) for the fit-out of its new kaiten sushi conveyor-belt style diner at Centre City shopping center. Wife/husband co-owners of Sushi Ninja,… Read More

Custard Square Company Denheath Desserts Launches Crowdlending Campaign on PledgeMe

Denheath Desserts, a custard square brand from South Canterbury, launched its crowdlending campaign on PledgeMe on Monday. The company is seeking a minimum of $300,000 (max $1.2 million) to accelerate its self-proclaimed “World Custard Invasion,”  grow distribution and New Zealand, and start expansion plans in Hong Kong, Singapore, and… Read More

Cricket Batmaker Laver & Wood Set to Launch Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on PledgeMe

Laver & Wood, a Hawkes Bay-based cricket batmaker, announced on Wednesday it is planning to launch an equity crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMe next month. The company is seeking to raise between $250,000 and $1,000,000 which represents 5.8%–20% of the company. Shares are $1 each with a minimum… Read More