After years of lobbying from the startup sector, retail – or mum and dad – investors now have access to equity crowdfunding opportunities through the seven intermediaries this week granted licenses by ASIC.
Having raised $2.3 million from investors including existing backers Caltex and Investible, car sharing startup Car Next Door is opening up the rest of its Series B round to users, taking to crowdfunding platform Equitise to raise a minimum of $500,000.
Those who have experienced it will often say that startup life can be a rollercoaster. Startups are often battling something, whether it be the incumbents, regulations, lack of time, money, or consumer understanding of their product or solution – the list goes on. Having faced a couple of these barriers and found an innovative way […]
Equity crowdfunding platform Equitise has announced the launch of a new syndicate model in a bid to further “democratise” investment.
As Australia gears up for the long-awaited changes to equity crowdfunding regulations to come into action, Investec Australia has acquired a 20 percent stake in ‘trans-Tasman’ investment platform Equitise. The deal values the startup at close to $10 million.