How Crowdfunding is helping the Australian COVID-19 Cashflow Gap Even in normal times small businesses in Australia, like elsewhere, are fighting against the odds. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, 60 per cent of the nation’s small businesses are forced to cease operating within their first three years. Contrary to popular belief, the reason for
Crowdfunding For UN Sustainable Development Goals The Sustainable Development Goals aim to ensure peace and prosperity for all by 2030, while protecting the planet for present and future generations. Projects which fit these goals should consider whether crowdfunding can be used to raise funds or gain support. Sustainable Development Goals The UN formulated 17 Sustainable
A Guide to Crowdfunding in Australia The crowdfunding model has been helping new companies and organisations turn their ideas into reality since the 2,000s, but it’s only more recently that it has gained traction in Australia. This is certainly good news if you have a big project you’ve been wanting to put out into the world
The Sydney market for start-up businesses has grown to a level of maturity to offer innovative and exceptional quality support. Sydney’s start-up culture is quickly becoming recognised as a world leader for local and international entrepreneurs. According to startupdaily.net, in late 2017, there were an estimated 2,100 active tech start-ups in Sydney with an overall
Want To Start Your Own Podcast ? Start today …. Get Ready Get Going and Get Funded ….with ReadyFundGo Why now it is a great time to start a Podcast The power of podcasts has clearly hit mainstream media consumption with Edison Research reporting 51 per cent of Americans aged 12 and over having ever listened to
Is Crowdfunding right for your business ? Decided to Run Your Crowdfunding Campaign? Excellent, Now Choose the Right Crowdfunding Consultant to Maximise Its Potential You have heard of crowdfunding and read various articles and blog posts on it. You found it interesting as an idea and wanted to know more about it. You learned
Beyond Brexit: Crowdfunding in Australia Presents a Unique Opportunity Today, 29 March 2019, was the day the UK was set to leave the EU but nearly 3 years after the vote, Brexit is still not yet presented in its final form. Even when something approaching a final form is agreed, it is highly likely that
As part of the ReadyFundGo Crowdfunding Academy that we launched in Australia at the start of this year, we have had the privilege of meeting with many inventors and innovators with some really cool and some really earth-shattering revolutionary ideas. Many are excited about the opportunities that reward-based or product-based crowdfunding can deliver to both assist
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,
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.