Small Business

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,