When Nina Siljanovic started her crowdfunding campaign it was always going to be full of surprises. By the time Nina signed up with Australian crowdfunding platform ReadyFundGo, she had already thrown in her successful overseas investment banking job and devoted a few years to building The Nutty Baker from a home kitchen baking business into a
You have the concept and the time to get your side hustle going. But when you crunched the numbers, you find out you have not got the funds to get going. Before you take out a loan or get extra shifts only to burn yourself out, you may want to consider other ways to source
The First Crowdfunding Academy for Business in Australia is an opportunity not to miss: Here is why!
The First Crowdfunding Academy for Business in Australia is an opportunity not to miss: Here is why! Australia Gets Serious About Crowdfunding ReadyFundGo, Australia’s own Kickstarter, is launching the first Australian Crowdfunding Academy for businessesat just the right time. Our CEO, Jill Storey, predicts that 2019 will be the year that Australia starts
Three years on and Cedar Anderson and his father Stuart from Flow Hive, still arguably have the crown for the world’s most successful crowdfunding campaign ever. Not only did they raise a record-breaking A$16.9 million in just 6 weeks but they have now sold over 51,000 bee hives to 130 countries and, possibly
A change in the crowdfunding legislation in Australia has just changed the game for 2.5 million companies. The long awaited legislative change in the form of The Corporations Amendment (Crowd-sourced Funding for Proprietary Companies) Act 2018 (the Proprietary CSF Act) became operational in October 2018 amending the requirement for proprietary companies to have no more than
2018 – A Big Year for Crowdfunding in Australia The long-awaited legislative changes eventually became operational After many years of discussion, 2018 finally saw the operation of crowd-sourced equity funding in Australia. In January 2108, the first platforms received their equity crowdfunding licences and started offering their services to unlisted public companies. The start of
Crowdfunding for your App: the 5 Best Rewards Crowdfunding is a great mechanism to get your projects and startup businesses off the ground. And it’s easy to see why more entrepreneurs are turning to crowdfunding: it’s more convenient to launch compared to traditional business financing options, it can capture a niche market, and developers can
Crowdfunding for Australians Crowdfunding has become a viable solution for many start-ups in turning their aspirations into reality. It combines the useful features of crowdsourcing and microfinancing, uniting aspiring entrepreneurs with funders who are willing to pledge resources to projects that they want to support. Because of its simple and collaborative approach to investment,
How To Startup a Brewery So not only you have decided to take one of the biggest steps in starting your own business, you have also added to the challenge by choosing a niche market and are deep into the investigation of how to startup your brewery. Of course we use the term “Startup”
Why Tasmania Is Ripe for Entrepreneurial and Crowdfunding Success What comes to mind when one thinks of Tasmania? A paradise isolated from the strain of everyday life? Yes. An island famous for its wine and internationally-acclaimed gourmet food? Also true. And of course, it is the home of native wildlife that captures the imagination.
Crowdfunding in Queensland: Where Success Seems Inevitable Crowdfunding in Queensland: Where Success Seems Inevitable Are you part of a new venture seeking to get off the ground? Welcome to Queensland! It’s an excellent place for entrepreneurs and crowdfunding campaigners who want to benefit from an exceptional community that is both open to new ideas and
Pretty soon, and if you’re lucky enough to be able to afford Qantas first class or business class travel on their international flights, you can bite into a gluten free Amaretti biscuit made by the Nutty Baker. Thanks to a financial ‘leg up’ from crowd funding that the Nutty Baker initiated on ReadyFundGo, Nina Siljanovic
Crowdfunding Update Australia After a very long wait we are expecting the new laws on equity crowdfunding to be passed this week expanding the opportunity from public unlisted companies to proprietary companies. Jill Storey, CEO of ReadyFundGo, Australia’s reward based crowdfunding platform for start-ups and scale-ups explained that, “around 97% of companies in Australia are
Crowdfunding filling in some gaps for early stage Ag-Biotech Businesses as they address one of the most crucial challenges of our generation Global food security is recognised as one of the most crucial challenges of our generation. Today it is estimated that around one billion people are chronically hungry and an additional two billion
Unique Australian Crowdfunding Campaigns As part of our aim to provide the very best service to all old, new and current partners we want to share with you some of our most unique crowdfunding campaigns over the years. As well as some interesting information as to the journey, we hope this will show that
Crowdfunding Secrets As with anything in life, if you want to build a successful crowdfunding campaign in Australia, an idea is not enough. Whilst the idea initiates the process, you need time, effort, finance and of course a little bit of help. People know about crowdfunding campaigns in Australia, and can probably tell you about
Can Co-ops, a new Co-op Incubator and Crowdfunding help Australia reach its Renewable targets? Sometimes the least likely alliances turnout to be the most powerful and necessary ones. We take a look at how co-ops, a new co-op incubator and crowdfunding experts can team up to support the launch of community energy projects making it
How to Create an Awesome Crowdfunding Video Without Breaking the Bank It’s hard to overstate the importance of an appealing video to carry out a successful crowdfunding campaign. Projects are 60% more likely to succeed and raise three times more money when they have a pitch video, and, not surprisingly, every ReadyFundGo campaigner who has hit
Women in Crowdfunding: Outperformance, Challenges, and Tips Who said crowdfunding was a boys-only club? On the contrary, a report published by PwC and The Crowdfunding Centre shows evidence of women being better at seed crowdfunding than their male counterparts. Based on two years of data from nine leading crowdfunding platforms
Crowdfunding in Australia Equity crowdfunding started in Australia in January this year for public unlisted companies. It is early days but we are pleased to report that in this short period there have been two significant successful raises that a worthy of global note. One of the first campaigns off the block was
Crowdfunding Promotion The Secret to getting local Media Coverage to catapult your campaign If you have been reading the ReadyFundGo crowdfunding campaign guide you will have seen the importance of a good start to your crowdfunding campaign. In the Guidebook we talk about personal contact – meetings and phone calls to get your
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Crowdfunding: How To Be Funded in 5 Days and What It Means For The Future of Work In partnership with Australia’s crowdfunding platform, ReadyFundGo, the Mitta Mitta Brewing Co, a family run business which started over a phone call between mates in Victoria, recently ran their first crowdfunding campaign. The campaign, went live on