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.
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
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
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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