The following summary provides an overview of upcoming and past SPPs made available1 to investors in SPP HarvesterTM. Each of these companies is included in the SPP300 list, consisting of the largest and most liquid ASX listed companies and trusts.
Cogniss is a no-code app development platform designed for the Edtech and Digital Health Markets to make it easier, faster and more cost-effective to build these transformation apps.
1Question is an educational app that requires children to answer a curriculum correct question before accessing other apps, like TikTok and Instagram. The app is designed to turn the hours of screen time that students engage in into micro-learning moments.
Interest in the Equity Crowdfunding (ECF) space has spiked due to amplified awareness, the skyrocketing number of Australian start-ups, and the potential returns illustrated by the UK and U.S. market.
2021 was another record year for OnMarket, with our investors investing $32.2m across 80 capital raises in local SMEs. Across IPO and Equity Crowdfunding, we achieved a record number of offers in 2021 and marked the 1-year anniversary of our investment service SPP Harvester.
Although only legislated in Australia in 2018, equity crowdfunding has become quite the hype for small Australian businesses. There are a few viable methods SMEs can pursue to raise capital, however, many founders are beginning to appreciate the multi-benefits of partaking in an equity crowdfunding campaign.
Historically, IPOs were only offered to institutional and “high net worth” investor clients of brokers. But times have changed! With OnMarket, retail and self-directed investors have access to private capital raisings, listed placements, and IPOs!
The Equity Crowdfunding space has taken off – both in Australia and internationally (U.S, UK). With so many small businesses opting to raise capital via an equity crowdfunding campaign, it can be difficult for investors to choose what companies best aligns with their interests and values. Fear not, OnMarket has you covered!
DNA-based HealthTech company successfully completes crowdfunding raise via OnMarket! Fitgenes is a QLD based, revenue generating, established DNA-based HealthTech business focused on detecting, preventing, and managing chronic disease.
UK-based ‘punk’ beer maker BrewDog has successfully completed its equity crowdfunding offer via OnMarket. Having started brewing out of their Bridsbane brewery, BrewDog has plans to open four new BrewDog bars across Australia and New Zealand in the next 2 years.
AI-driven presence detection technology company, Foresense Technologies, has successfully completed its equity crowdfunding offer via OnMarket. The technology provides retailers with the tools and insights that enable them to flourish in a digital world.
Equity Crowdfunding is a way for everyday investors, mums and dads, and the millennial generation, to invest in early-stage and growth-stage businesses. Unlike platforms like Kickstarter (which gives you rewards for crowdfunding), Equity Crowdfunding gives investors part-ownership (or equity share) in a business that they help to fund.
Since COVID-19 hit the Australian economy in March 2020, ASX listed companies have raised over $63 billion. Of this, $4.7 billion has been raised by way of Share Purchase Plans.
But what is a share purchase plan? How can you gain access? And why should you invest share purchase plans?
Australia's second largest Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) player Zip Co (ASX:Z1P) posted strong Q2 trading results, bringing SPP HarvesterTM investors a return of 36%.
Australian medicinal cannabis leader, Cannatrek, has successfully completed its equity crowdfunding offer via OnMarket, the largest raise across all equity crowdfunding platforms in 2020.
Digital health passport technology company goPassport Australia has successfully completed its equity crowdfunding offer via OnMarket. The goPassport digital health passport technology was developed in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the dramatic halt to domestic and international travel.
Qantas Airways Ltd (ASX:QAN) might have taken a brutal hit to earnings, posting its worst result it its 100 hundred-year history, but the same isn’t true of investors in its recent share purchase plan via SPP HarvesterTM.
Many of the largest and most well-known companies listed on the ASX complete Share Purchase Plans and often at a discount to the trading price.
Payments and Know Your Client (KYC) fintech The Payment App has successfully completed their equity crowdfunding offer via OnMarket. Their payments technology combining a payment gateway with AI resonated strongly with investors.
The largest capital raise of 2020 to date, National Australia Bank (ASX:NAB) raised $4.25 billion by way of a placement and share purchase plan.
As the threat of COVID-19 increased, the use of cash decreased with fear that it could potentially carry the virus. We were already shifting towards a cashless society, has COVID-19 shown that we are ready to make the change now?
Global, scalable reforestation technology company AirSeed Technologies has successfully completed its equity crowdfunding offer via OnMarket. The Company successfully raised $373,000 helped by a strong media presence throughout the offer period.
Every year, 30 billion trees are lost due to deforestation, agriculture and wildfires. 14 billion of these trees are lost forever. Current methods for reforesting are slow, costly and insufficient to meet global demand and requirements. Can we afford to continue to destroy our worlds forests without sufficient regeneration?
We get asked this question a lot, so we thought it would be worthwhile sharing it here.
In summary, no. Equity crowdfunding (Crowd-sourced funding or CSF) does not restrict you from getting VC or other investment in later rounds.
We all know about the psychoactive properties of cannabis and attribute its reputation to this, but the cannabis plant is much more than just a drug used to get high.