In research released earlier this year by GoDaddy Inc, only half of Australians surveyed were happy with their current job. Also reported was 45% would consider quitting a well-paid position to start a business they are passionate about in 2021. Does this sound like you? Perhaps crowdfunding your dream can help get your business passion
Crowdfunding weathers the Pandemic
Crowdfunding for masks has been popular during the pandemic Photo by Luiza Braun on Unsplash The Start of the Pandemic When the pandemic started to emerge last March with the first lock downs we saw an initial slow down for some of our crowdfunding consulting clients – particularly those who were creating new products and using crowdfunding to
Crowdfunding in the lucky country
As we ended 2020 you might be forgiven for thinking it could not come fast enough, after a year of historic and lifechanging challenges – fires, floods, drought, and a global pandemic. Australia, the lucky country was tested. The impacts of these events will last a generation and not be forgotten. While sombre reflection and
Crowdfunding for Existing Businesses
Crowdfunding to give your business a post lockdown boost today Crowdfunding for new start-ups is becoming a well trodden path with many people being are familiar with stories about campaigns where new businesses appear to be an instant success whether it be Flowhive or a new craft brewer. Many entrepreneurs and business owners, however, incorrectly
Crowdfunding : why do campaigns fail ?
Five Pitfalls to Avoid : Crowdfunding: there is no such thing as a free lunch !! You will not find many crowdfunding textbooks that say: post your campaign on a crowdfunding platform on Sunday afternoon. Turn your computer off. Peek at your campaign on Friday afternoon and low and behold you will find your crowdfunding campaign fully funded !!
Crowdfunding For Mum Entrepreneurs
Crowdfunding Your Business Venture Do you have an idea for a startup or a side-hustle ? Do you have an existing business that you are looking to scale ? Crowdfunding could be for you ….. Everyone has heard about or used crowdfunding for charitable or community projects but not everyone has thought of it as a
Our Crowdfunding Journey: Lawnbrook Estate
Crowdfunding campaign creators always have an interesting story to tell. Here we zoom in on campaign creators Rebekah and Bruce Wilson from the Lawnbrook Estate in the Perth Hills, Western Australia. Rebekah and Bruce started their campaign in response to the COVID-19 crisis to save their 2020 vintage. They cleverly recognised early on in the
Crowdfunding as a game changer for SMEs
Jill Storey writes in the Australian Institute of Company Director’s Magazine and sets out how in this current climate of restricted lending to SMEs from traditional finance sources, crowdfunding and the new equity rules have the potential to be a game changer for Australian proprietary companies. If you’re a director of a company with a
Beyond Brexit: Crowdfunding in Australia Presents a Unique Opportunity
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
Can Crowdfunding Help Your Australian Small Business?
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,