Proprietary companies will now be able to bring on investment via equity crowdfunding, with Parliament this week passing the long-awaited amendments to its crowdfunding legislation.
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.
The Federal Government has today revealed a new legislative package that will allow private companies to access equity crowdfunding.
Equitise cofounder Chris Gilbert jumped at the chance to judge in this year’s Talent Unleashed Awards and give back to the community.
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 […]
Talent has announced the opening of applications for its annual Talent Unleashed Awards, which look to uncover strong local entrepreneurial talent.
AirActive is a fitness activity booking app rewarding users with Velocity Frequent Flyer points with each booking made and offering on and off-peak pricing.
Equity crowdfunding platform Equitise has announced the launch of a new syndicate model in a bid to further “democratise” investment.
Sydney fintech startup Equitise, which opens up equity crowdfunding investment opportunities to both the Australian and New Zealand startup ecosystems, is raising NZ$2 million for Australian compression sportswear company SKINS as part of a larger $8 million round to be raised in conjunction with UK platform Seedrs.
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.
In what’s been claimed as Australia’s largest equity crowdfunded deal to date, Melbourne based health tech company Global Kinetics Corporation (GKC) has raised $1.5 million from 55 sophisticated investors via OurCrowd.
Equitise, an equity crowdfunding startup that was founded in Australia and part of the first Australasian Wealth Investment Limited’s (AWI) Ventures Program intake announced this morning that it had acquired New Zealand based startup Rabble for an undisclosed sum.
Crowd Sourced Equity Funding (CSEF) provides opportunity, it stimulates growth and most importantly it democratises finances.