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Ahead of New Zealand’s 2020 Cannabis Referendum, Marijuana Startups Raise Capital on PledgeMe

In advance of a forthcoming referendum on Cannabis, over $6 million has been raised for medicinal marijuana startups in the past 18 months via investment platform PledgeMe. The New Zealand government is poised to determine whether marijuana should be legalized and regulated for recreational use…. Read More

“Lord of the Fries” Seeks $2 Million on PledgeMe

Besides having a very witty name, plant-based fast-food chain, Lord of the Fries, is planning an expansion in New Zealand by raising growth capital on PledgeMe. The company is seeking up to NZ $2 million with a minimal hurdle of $1 million. If the company… Read More

“Sauvignon Blanc of Cannabis” Puro Offers 14.58% Equity Stake on PledgeMe

Medical cannabis company Puro, described as the “Sauvignon Blanc” of marijuana is raising capital on PledgeMe. The Malborogh, NZ based company is seeking NZ $2 million in equity representing a 7.9%% equity stake in the company. The minimum investment has been set at NZ $500…. Read More

Auckland-based Brewer, Behemoth Brewing Company, Seeks $3.5 Million

Auckland-based craft brewer, Behemoth Brewing Company, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMe. Behemoth Brewing Company currently exports to 11 countries and is seeking growth capital. The company seeks to raise a combined total of $3.5 million through the equity offer with $2 million… Read More

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

New Zealand Whisky Collection Hits NZ$500,000 PledgeMe Goal & Seeks Overfunding

The Oamaru based New Zealand Whisky Collection has surpassed its equity PledgeMe crowdfunding campaign goal of NZ$500,000 last Wednesday from 212 investors. New Zealand Whisky has now extended its equity crowdfunding campaign until 17 December to meet investor demand; just over NZ$565,300 has been secured at this… 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

PledgeMe Joins Forces With Māori Women’s Development Inc. to Launch New Crowdfunding Platform Tā Koha

New Zealand-based equity crowdfunding platform PledgeMe has joined forces with financial institution Māori Women’s Development Inc (MWDI) to launch a new crowdfunding platform called Tā Koha. The platform’s description reads: “Tā Koha emerged as a need for more capital options for Māori and was co-created in a… 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

Eagle Brewing NZ Seeks $750,000 on PledgeMe to Fund New Kaiapoi Brewpub

  Christchurch craft brewery, Eagle Brewing NZ, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMe to raise up to $750,000 to fund the fit-out of their new Kaiapoi brewpub, The Port & Eagle. According to Eagle Brewing, the Port & Eagle is the brewery’s new brewpub… Read More

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

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