Crowdfunding One year on: Catching-up with Olly after his WickWorming Sustainable Planter Box Campaign It always great to have the opportunity to find out what happens with projects we have helped to crowdfund and so we were delighted to catch-up with Olly. Last year Olly ran the successful crowdfunding campaign for his WickWorming Sustainable Planter
Can Crowdfunding Help Launch Your Side Hustle in 2022? What You Need to Know
You have been pondering on the idea for months or even years and have decided that 2022 is the year to stop dreaming 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 started and you don’t know how
Crowdfunding for scientists to solve the problem of plastic waste in our oceans
By Jelena Smiljanic Crowdfunding has the ability to bring a vast variety of projects to life that can help solve the problem of plastic waste in our oceans. At ReadyFundGo we have crowdfunded the purchase of a machine by a Melbourne based start-up to make edible coffee cups and are ready to assist scientists and
Crowdfunding Sustainability with WickWorming Founder Olly White
An Interview with Olly White the founder of WickWorming Sustainable Planter Boxes Today I had the pleasure of interviewing Olly at the newly opened Bucketty’s Brewery in Brookvale and what a cool place that is with a fabulous back story. If you are in the area it is a must and not only for the beer.
Support The Australian Film Industry – It’s Culturally Important
The Australian film industry has gone from strength to strength over the last decade. This is due to the abundance of homegrown talent – both in front and behind the camera. The film industry plays a crucial role in fostering Australia’s cultural identity. It offers a powerful medium for our stories to be told, and
Are you ready to quit your job to pursue a business passion?
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
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 for Cashflow – COVID-19 Crisis
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 primary reason
How to Support the Global Climate Strike – if you can’t STRIKE.
READYFUNDGO SUPPORTS THE GLOBAL CLIMATE STRIKE Calling all individuals and companies to join us Do you have any plans yet for the Global Climate Strike on Friday? On 20 September 2019, millions of people around the world will walk out of their workplaces and homes to join young climate strikers on the streets, demanding action
Do I need a Crowdfunding Campaign Manager?
People looking to start a crowdfunding campaign often ask themselves, or others, “Should I outsource this?” That’s a good question with many factors to consider before landing on the answer that is right for you. Let’s begin with what a crowdfunding management company would bring to the table. How would they help you have a
Crowdfunding to Save Our Planet – Plastic Free July
As we near the end of #plasticfreeJuly, we thought it would be fitting to do a post about the environment, in particular how crowdfunding can help saving the environment. Whether we like to admit it or not, everybody has some sense of awareness that the environment needs to be saved. We are in a critical
Australian Entrepreneurs & Innovators
Chelsea Ford, Founder, Females in Food This month we profile Chelsea Ford, the Sydney based Founder of Females in Food. Females in Food is a membership for women in food and drink to get business advice, resources and inspiration. Females in Food is for makers, creators, artisans, producers and small business owners. Their mission is
Crowdfunding – a great way to start your podcast
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
Choosing the Right Crowdfunding Consultant to Maximise Your Campaign’s Potential
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
Crowdfunding success but not as originally expected for Nina The Nutty Baker
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
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
Crowdfunding for your App: the 5 Best Rewards
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
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,
How To Startup a Brewery
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”
Crowdfunding Update Australia
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
Unique Australian Crowdfunding Campaigns
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
The Real Crowdfunding Secrets Nobody Wants to Tell You About
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
Crowdfunding Campaign Strategy: Taking a new product to market
Crowdfunding Agency Services Crowdfunding Campaign Strategy: Taking a new product to market Get help from experts in the field of Crowdfunding Why you need our help?
Equity Crowdfunding in Australia catches a wave
Earlier last year, we spoke about equity crowdfunding finally becoming legal in Australia and allowing founders to receive funds by offering a stake in their ventures. Now looking at where things stand in 2018, we’re delighted to say that January has brought the issuing of seven licences by the corporate regulator ASIC (Australian Securities and