How did you come up with the great idea for your app? Kate, one of the Directors at Ariel Community, was the inspiration behind the concept of the Ariel App. After working for many years as a Disability Support Worker, she recognised that there was a lack of useable and easily accessible tools to help
Crowdfunding and a coronavirus good news story: “Dogs on Doorsteps“ Coronavirus news remains relentless around the world with a devasting second wave of lockdowns for many business owners in both Victoria and other locations around the world. Some who had managed to scramble to survive the first wave and battle to reopen have been economically and
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
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
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
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
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
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
Women in Crowdfunding: Outperformance, Challenges, and Tips Who said crowdfunding was a boys-only club? On the contrary, a report published by PwC and The Crowdfunding Centre shows evidence of women being better at seed crowdfunding than their male counterparts. Based on two years of data from nine leading crowdfunding platforms
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