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COVID-19 is accelerating the shift to a cashless society

COVID-19 is accelerating a cashless society

08 July 2020 @ 9:00AM Equity Crowdfunding Investors

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?

Deforestation is costing us 14 billion trees per year

Deforestation is costing us 14 billion trees per year

25 Feb 2020 Equity Crowdfunding Investors

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?

Medicinal Cannabis: More than a high

Medicinal Cannabis: More than a high

06 Feb 2020 Equity Crowdfunding Investors

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.

Numen: Artificial Intelligence at the forefront of the energy data revolution

Numen: Artificial Intelligence at the forefront of the energy data revolution

06 Dec 2019 Equity Crowdfunding Investors

According to McKinsey, linking the physical and digital worlds could generate US$11.1 trillion a year by 2025. Ecocentric has developed Numen, Artifical intelligence making our machines and buildings safer, more efficient and more sustainable.

The world's buildings are old, unsafe and inefficient

The world's buildings are old, unsafe and inefficient

28 Nov 2019 Equity Crowdfunding Investors

In April this year, the 856-year-old Notre Dame de Paris cathedral burst into flames with a malfunctioning electrical system has been suggested as a possible cause. But what is being done to prevent this happening to buidlings all over the world?

The Brothers behind Australia's single-use coffee cup solution

The Brothers behind Australia's single-use coffee cup solution

Posted by OnMarket 19 Nov 2018 Equity Crowdfunding Investors

Australians collectively send an estimated 1.2 billion single-use paper coffee cups to landfill every year. The ‘keep cup’ seems to have made only a minimal difference to this number. We interview brothers Marty & Jeremy Rowell, the inventors of The Cup eXchange, Australia’s single use coffee cup solution.

Digital gold the new game in town

Digital gold the new game in town

Posted by OnMarket 29 Aug 2018 Equity Crowdfunding Investors

Imagine if all those virtual gold bars and coins you accumulate while video gaming suddenly became real gold.

Digital gold shines compared to other currencies

Digital gold shines compared to other currencies

Posted by OnMarket 28 Aug 2018 Equity Crowdfunding Investors

With the world’s fiat currencies under increasing pressure and cryptocurrencies yet to achieve stability, digital gold is proving an attractive alternative.

IPO vs Equity Crowdfunding

IPO vs Equity Crowdfunding

01 May 2018 @ 8:00AM Equity Crowdfunding Investors

With rapid advances in technology and the rise of fintechs over the past two to three years, alternative investments have become more accessible to everyday investors

Case Study: The Oculus Rift T-Shirt worth $20,000

Case Study: The Oculus Rift T-Shirt worth $20,000

19 April 2018 @ 1:00PM Equity Crowdfunding Investors

Would you have preferred a slice of cash ($20,000) over a T-shirt? This case study highlights the simple but very profound distinction between equity crowdfunding and rewards-based crowdfunding.

James Jagodnik - Investor Story

James Jagodnik - Investor Story

06 April 2018 @ 9:00AM Equity Crowdfunding Investors

In a new series of articles called ‘Investor Story’ we interview different OnMarket members each month. We ask them to talk about their motivation for investing, what crucial factors they look for before investing in a company, and what they think about equity crowdfunding.

What is Equity Crowdfunding and how does it work?

What is Equity Crowdfunding and how does it work?

26 March 2018 @ 9:00AM Equity Crowdfunding Investors

Equity Crowdfunding is the new 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. 

Arpi - Investor Story

Arpi - Investor Story

09 November 2017 @ 8:00AM Equity Crowdfunding Investors

Arpi Devi Kunuturu is a 26 year old who’s excited about the new, innovative equity crowdfunding opportunity that’s just arrived in Australia. She’s an outgoing, fun individual who has a background in finance, and likes to invest. Here’s our chat with her.

VIDEO: Ben chats with Ticky about Equity Crowdfunding

VIDEO: Ben chats with Ticky about Equity Crowdfunding

11 October 2017 @ 10:00AM Equity Crowdfunding Investors Videos

In this video OnMarket CEO Ben Bucknell discusses Equity Crowdfunding in Australia with Ticky Fullerton on Sky News Business, Friday 6th October 2017. All the big questions around the new legislation are answered including the crowdfunding of Ben's new pearl diving business!

Sam Archibald - Investor Story

Sam Archibald - Investor Story

09 October 2017 @ 8:00AM Equity Crowdfunding Investors

A new Investor Story with millennial OnMarket member Sam Archibald. We chat with Sam about his OnMarket experience, what type of companies he likes to invest in, and the key factors he looks for in a company before becoming a shareholder. We also get his thoughts on joining the crowd and investing via Equity Crowdfunding.

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