crowdfunding Australia

Crowdfunding in Australia – A Guide

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

Sydney start-up ecosystem matures

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

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 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,

Why Tasmania is Ripe for Crowdfunding Success

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

 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

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

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 Success for Female Entrepreneurs

    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 – the first 4 months of equity crowdfunding

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 News: Australia crowdfunds the world’s first IBO!!

Australia crowdfunds the world’s first IBO !!  Forget crowdfunding ICOs … the world’s first IBO launches today on ReadyFundGo …. Sick of being bamboozled by Blockchain and ICOs? For many the terms ICO, crypto currency, bitcoin and blockchain cause a momentary brain fade and glazed look. Some may nod and agree with what is being

Crowdfunding in Australia: Some Legal Considerations – Getting Your Ducks in a Row

Crowdfunding in Australia: Some  Legal Considerations – Getting Your Ducks in a Row “If I create a crowdfunding campaign, how can I stop someone stealing my idea?”. “What can I do to protect my idea from a legal perspective?” “Should I register a company before or after launching my crowdfunding campaign, if at all?” “Is

Crowdfunding Success: The Rise of Australian Craft Brewers

Crowdfunding Success: The Rise of Australian Craft Brewers The more than tenfold increase of independent brewing companies in Australia, from around 30 in 2006 to close to 400 today, is telling us one thing: Aussies enjoy their craft beers and the experiences around them – from the conversations in the pub, to the local tasting