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Canterbury Locals Get On Board With The Grand’s Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

Friday, 1 October 2021, 1:01 pm | PledgeMe

  The Grand, housed in the 140-year-old former Chief Post Office in Cathedral Square, is aiming to become a primary hospitality hub in Christchurch. To fund the redevelopment, they are raising a minimum of $800,000 and a maximum of $2 million ... More >>

Smart Queuing App Tuipoint Launches $700,000 Equity Crowdfunding Campaign

Wednesday, 25 November 2020, 4:00 pm | PledgeMe

Yesterday morning at 9 am, Tuipoint publicly launched its $700,000 equity crowdfunding campaign. This New Zealand-based tech company is aiming to raise between NZ$100,000 to NZ$700,000 by offering shares to the New Zealand public via its campaign. The ... More >>

Over $1.5 Million Raised For Covid-19 Vaccine Corporation Limited In Less Than An Hour

Wednesday, 11 November 2020, 2:17 pm | PledgeMe

At 9am this morning, New Zealand’s Covid-19 Vaccine Corporation Limited (CVC) launched their PledgeMe campaign to raise up to $3.5 million. In under an hour, the wholesale campaign met its $1.5 million target and $35,000 was raised in the $2 million ... More >>

CVC Aims To Raise $3.5 Million Through Crowdfunding To Fund World’s First Biobead Covid-19 Vaccine

Wednesday, 11 November 2020, 9:36 am | PledgeMe

A group of Kiwi vaccine experts are developing the world’s first biobead Covid-19 vaccine and want the New Zealand public to help fund it. The Covid-19 Vaccine Corporation (CVC) Limited is seeking up to $3.5 million in investment through their equity crowdfunding ... More >>

Medicinal Organic Cannabis Australia Aims To Raise Up To $500,000 Through Equity Crowdfunding

Friday, 9 October 2020, 3:09 pm | PledgeMe

Medicinal Organic Cannabis Australia (MOCA) has raised almost $30,000 through its equity crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMe. The Sydney-based company is aiming to raise up to $500,000 through offering shares to the Australian public via their equity ... More >>

New Zealand's 1st Crowdfunding Platform Hits $50 Million

Friday, 21 August 2020, 4:12 pm | PledgeMe

Today, Wellington-based crowdfunding platform PledgeMe announced that NZ$50 million has been pledged through its website. PledgeMe launched as the first New Zealand-based crowdfunding platform in 2012, and was the first licensed equity crowdfunding provider ... More >>

First Dividends Paid From Equity Crowdfunding

Wednesday, 22 July 2020, 10:20 am | PledgeMe

Wellington-based payroll intermediary company, Thankyou Payroll, announced their first dividend payment at their AGM last night. “We understand that we’re not only the first equity crowdfunded company in New Zealand to pay a dividend but also ... More >>

PledgeMe Appoints New CEO

Thursday, 13 February 2020, 3:57 pm | PledgeMe

This morning crowdfunding platform PledgeMe announced its appointment of Dr Claire McGowan as CEO. "With her Te Arawa iwi roots, we believe she is the first Māori CEO of an equity crowdfunding platform, and possibly one of the first indigenous ... More >>

Medicinal cannabis company breaks equity crowdfunding record

Friday, 6 December 2019, 1:06 pm | PledgeMe

Marlborough based medical cannabis company, Puro, has raised the highest amount in New Zealand and Australian equity crowdfunding history. Their combined public and wholesale raise of $4 million has been raised in four weeks on the crowdfunding platform, ... More >>

More than $6 million raised for medicinal cannabis

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 2:23 pm | PledgeMe

More than $6 million raised for medicinal cannabis through over 2,300 investors in 18 months via PledgeMe Ahead of New Zealand’s 2020 cannabis referendum, over $6 million has been raised in the medicinal cannabis space on PledgeMe. More >>

Marlborough medical cannabis company raises $500k in 2 days

Monday, 11 November 2019, 4:45 pm | PledgeMe

Pledges from the New Zealand public has seen medical cannabis grower Puro reach their minimum crowdfunding target of half a million dollars by Friday, 8 November. Since the weekend they've raised another $320k, bringing the total raise to $820k. They ... More >>

Container Door raises half a million dollars in half a day

Monday, 21 October 2019, 4:19 pm | PledgeMe

Auckland-based e-commerce disruptor, Container Door Limited, launched their equity crowdfunding campaign privately to their crowd today, and raised over $540,000 in four hours. Their campaign will continue until 18 November, or when the maximum goal ... More >>

Vegan cheese company to crowdfund international expansion

Thursday, 11 July 2019, 9:04 am | PledgeMe

Auckland-based vegan cheesemaker Angel Food will launch their second equity crowdfunding campaign on 15 July to fund their next phase of growth in a rapidly-evolving market for plant-based and vegan products. Started in 2006, Angel Food is one of the leading ... More >>

Beloved craft brewers launch equity crowdfunding campaign

Thursday, 6 June 2019, 1:15 pm | PledgeMe

Award winning Auckland-based brewer, Behemoth Brewing Company, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMe. They aim to raise a combined total of $3.5 million through the equity offer; $2 million from a crowdfunding offering and $1.5 million ... More >>

Canterbury company moves forward in building community

Thursday, 21 March 2019, 1:25 pm | PledgeMe

Lyttelton based Collett’s Corner Limited, a community focussed property developer, has successfully met its funding target during an equity crowdfunding campaign offering Kiwis an opportunity to own a piece of their first commercial building. Collett’s ... More >>

Community-led property development raises over $300,000

Tuesday, 5 March 2019, 12:14 pm | PledgeMe

Lyttelton based company, Collett’s Corner, hit their minimum goal of $300,000 for their equity crowdfunding campaign on Friday. They have now raised $356,000 to fund the next stages of their community-minded property development, with the ultimate ... More >>

Canterbury company launch community owned property campaign

Thursday, 14 February 2019, 3:15 pm | PledgeMe

Lyttelton based Collett’s Corner Limited is a community focussed property developer offering Kiwis an opportunity to own a piece of their first commercial building. Collett’s Corner will be New Zealand’s first community minded, equity crowdfunded ... More >>

My Beer Case launch equity crowdfunding campaign

Wednesday, 12 September 2018, 4:44 pm | PledgeMe

My Beer Case launch equity crowdfunding campaign Auckland-based on-demand alcohol delivery service, My Beer Case, have launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMe. They are aiming to raise a minimum of $120,000 and a maximum of $250,000 ... More >>

PledgeMe raises half a million dollars in four days

Friday, 10 August 2018, 5:09 pm | PledgeMe

Wellington based crowdfunding platform PledgeMe Limited has raised over $500,000 through an equity crowdfunding campaign for themselves since it launched publicly on Monday night. The minimum goal of $500,080 was hit at 1:21pm today, and the campaign ... More >>

PledgeMe almost three quarters funded in first 24 hours

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 11:25 am | PledgeMe

Wellington-based crowdfunding platform PledgeMe Limited launched an equity crowdfunding campaign for themselves yesterday. Their campaign launched publicly at 6pm, and they have had over $366,000 pledged already. More >>