Crowdfunding stories - Page 2
Thought-Wired is crowdfunding the way to innovative thought-sensing tech
Some of the most innovative ideas come from crowdfunded platforms & Thought-Wired's mission to commercialise their thought-sensing software is strong.
Crowdfunding crucial to Tech Valley growth, researcher says
A researcher from The Open Polytechnic released a statement saying that NZ's Technology Valley will need to depend on crowdfunding for future growth.
VentureCrowd offers FRN bond access to wholesale investors
Crowdfunding for wholesale investors opens up as VentureCrowd sets out to offer its services through Australian blue chip corporate bonds.
Kiwi company CityInsidr crowdfunding travel app launch
Kiwi travel advice provider CityInsidr has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign to boost funds for its app launch.
Kiwi inventor turns to crowdfunding platform to get prototype to the masses
Kevin Halsall, an inventor hailing from Otaki in the Kapiti Coast, is working to revolutionise the mobility market with a hands-free mobility device.
Kiwi company launches crowdfunding campaign to help post-cyclone Fiji
“We want to help the affected Fijian families rebuild in a way that helps them reduce the effects of climate change."
SenCbuds: The next big thing for earphones?
With the help of patent pending sensor technology, SenCbuds instantly know when they are taken out of the user’s ear, and pause the media accordingly.
Is there a sure-fire formula to crowdfunding?
“The challenge is designed to support people and help them understand what they need to do to succeed."
PledgeMe dips toes into P2P pond
Crowdfunding platform PledgeMe has applied for a license to offer peer-to-peer lending.
UrbanSherpa climbs into crowdfunding
On-demand delivery start-up UrbanSherpa has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign as it seeks to expand beyond Auckland.
Eat My Lunch smashes crowdfunding goal
“Eat My Lunch has shown how crowdfunding allows social enterprises doing great work to really make a difference in the world."
Kiwi food delivery platform launches PledgeMe campaign
“Investment from our crowd will allow us to grow our team and infrastructure so that we can help to open eight new hubs over the next 18 months."
Another Kiwi startup turns to crowdfunding
Already in Auckland, the company is looking to raise $800,000 on equity-based crowdfunding platform Snowball Effect to offer its service in Wellington
Eat My Lunch looking for $200,000 with crowdfunding campaign
“Eat My Lunch’s massive growth has shown they have an awesome crowd of people behind them supporting the important work they are doing.”
PledgeMe's second equity round going strong
PledgeMe’s second equity round has met its minimum goal, meaning the company has raised at least $250,000 of investment.
PledgeMe seeks $250,000 investment
“This investment round means we’ll be able to keep on delivering project and equity campaigns and push for further growth.”
New crowdfunding campaign to support study habits
Study Smarter encompasses memory skills, learning strategies, how to set up an effective study environment, exam strategies, and motivation.
Crowdfunding a success as Pledgeme sees $5 million pledged
“These successes show that equity crowdfunding is mixing up who can access funding and is bringing more diversity to business.”
Update: Kiwi marketplace app hits crowdfunding target
Kiwi social marketplace app SellShed has hit its funding target of $250,000 in just four weeks via equity crowdfunding platform PledgeMe.
Kiwi ride sharing app seeks $200k crowdfunding
Chariot app users can set up rides with each other. These can be recurring, one-off short trips in the city, or long-haul intercity trips.
19-year-old Kiwi attempts to raise 150K on PledgeMe
PledgeMe has hit another milestone, with the world’s youngest ever equity crowdfunder launching a campaign on the platform to sell shares.
Million dollar Kiwi crowdfunding project makes history
The equity crowdfunding campaign for Aeronavics, the drone designer and manufacturer, has hit $1 million.
Kiwi kids build website to save nation's mascot
A group of young Warkworth Primary School students have designed a website to help raise funds for the native Kiwi.
Weird and wonderful projects funded by Kickstarter
Kickstarter is a global crowdfunding platform based in the United States for a wide variety of projects, from technological marvels to unusual creations.