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Miss out on another IPO? Here's why retail investors get dudded in ASX floats

Miss out on another IPO? Here's why retail investors get dudded in ASX floats

by Stockhead 25 Jul 2018

Typically initial public offerings by mature, less risky companies are taken up by institutions and friends of the investment bank advising on the deal, says Australian Shareholders Association boss Judith Fox.

FINNIES: All the winners and finalists in Australia's 2018 fintech awards

FINNIES: All the winners and finalists in Australia's 2018 fintech awards

by Chris Pash 14 Jun 2018

The winners of the 2018 Finnies, the second year of awards for the fintech sector, were announced at a gala event in Sydney on Wednesday.  The winners of the awards, established by industry group FinTech Australia, were chosen from 89 finalists picked from a record 223 entries, a 40% increase on 2017.

Equity crowdsourcing market providing businesses investments opportunity

Equity crowdsourcing market providing businesses investments opportunity

29 May 2018

Australia’s equity crowdfunding market is off and running as of the beginning of this year, and offer investors the opportunity to invest directly into private companies.

Why I joined the crowd to become a mini venture capitalist

Why I joined the crowd to become a mini venture capitalist

by Anthony Keane 25 May 2018

I’ve always dreamt of being a venture capitalist — you know, those rich people who spread their millions to help early-stage businesses become successful. Also known as angel investors, they can then enjoy mega-profits from being involved from the start. Imagine being one of the first few investors in Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple or Microsoft. Ka-ching!

Solar energy retailing startup DC Power Co banks $2.5 million in world's most popular equity crowdfunding campaign

Solar energy retailing startup DC Power Co banks $2.5 million in world's most popular equity crowdfunding campaign

by Dominic Powell 19 Apr 2018

An Australian solar energy retailing startup has completed the world’s most popular equity crowdfunding offer, attracting 17,500 investors who together contributed to a $2.5 million raise.

Australian solar energy retailer DC Power just closed the world's most popular equity crowdfunding offer

Australian solar energy retailer DC Power just closed the world's most popular equity crowdfunding offer

by Chris Pash 17 Apr 2018

Platform OnMarket has completed for DC Power Co the world’s biggest equity crowdfunding by number of investors.

Australia's first equity crowdfunding deal closes successfully

Australia's first equity crowdfunding deal closes successfully

by Staff 30 Mar 2018

Equity crowdfunding platform OnMarket has successfully closed Australia’s first equity crowdfunding offer. Revvies Energy Strips Limited (Revvies) has become the first company in Australia to raise capital by utilising the government’s new equity crowdfunding legislation.

Equity crowd-funding is off and running as ASIC licenses platforms

Equity crowd-funding is off and running as ASIC licenses platforms

by Anthony Keane 12 February 2018 @ 9:00AM

HIGH-return and high-risk, equity crowd-funding platforms have now been licensed by the corporate regulator and are seeking investors to put their money into innovative start-ups.

The top 10 performing IPOs in Australia in 2017

The top 10 performing IPOs in Australia in 2017

by Chris Pash 08 February 2018 @ 10:00AM

A surge in small-cap listings powered IPOs in Australia to a 61.6% average return in 2017, according to the annual OnMarket Report.
 

Australia's fintech industry wants to remove roadblocks for private company equity crowdfunding

Australia's fintech industry wants to remove roadblocks for private company equity crowdfunding

by Chris Pash 31 Jan 2018

Australia’s fintech industry has called for the fast adoption of stalled private company equity crowdfunding legislation to help more Australian small-to-medium sized businesses access the funds they need to grow.

Equity crowdfunding plugs the bank gap for Revvies Energy Strips

Equity crowdfunding plugs the bank gap for Revvies Energy Strips

by Alexandra Cain 24 January 2018 @ 7:00AM
Revvies Energy Strips is one of the first cabs off the rank to try the new equity crowdfunding rules.
Equity crowdfunding platforms for start-ups clear final hurdle

Equity crowdfunding platforms for start-ups clear final hurdle

by Caitlin Fitzimmons 12 Jan 2018

Start-ups and small businesses finally have the ability to raise money from the general public in exchange for a stake in the company after the regulator approved the first batch of equity crowdfunding platforms.

How to invest in start-up businesses with as little as $50

How to invest in start-up businesses with as little as $50

by Anthony Keane 18 Nov 2017

Investors seeking to own a slice of start-up small businesses will soon be able to dive in.

The top 10 performing Australian IPOs so far in 2017

The top 10 performing Australian IPOs so far in 2017

by Chris Pash 18 Oct 2017

Australian IPOs have returned an average 25.9% for the nine months to September, according to the OnMarket 2017 third quarter report.

OnMarket Opening IPO Access to Retail Investors

OnMarket Opening IPO Access to Retail Investors

by Bob Kohut 16 Oct 2017

Financial Technology now available is breaking the stranglehold on access to the IPO market exerted by investment banking firms.  Fintech, as it has come to be known, has disrupted traditional approaches to financial transactions ranging from basic banking to commercial loans.

Equity crowdfunding tipped to end innovation aversion

Equity crowdfunding tipped to end innovation aversion

by Michael Bailey 15 Sep 2017

The perception of 'innovation' as a job destroyer and a vote loser could be turned around by the newfound ability for Australia's 2 million private businesses to offer shares to ordinary investors, industry observers say.

THE FINNIES: Here are all the finalists for Australia's inaugural fintech awards

THE FINNIES: Here are all the finalists for Australia's inaugural fintech awards

by Tony Yoo 15 May 2017

FinTech Australia this morning announced the finalists for its first-ever industry awards. The winners for the 30 awards will be revealed at a gala ceremony in Sydney on May 24.

Underwater drones float Aquabotix's boat

Underwater drones float Aquabotix's boat

by David Swan 28 Apr 2017

OnMarket members have a significant appetite for quality tech business with strong growth prospects, and UUV Aquabotix clearly met this expectation

Cobalt and cannabis put spark into IPO market

Cobalt and cannabis put spark into IPO market

by James Frost 11 Apr 2017

The initial public offering market has made a strong start to the year with the number of companies listing on the ASX during the first quarter of calendar 2017 more than doubling the previous corresponding period.

Medicinal cannabis companies help drive Australian IPO listings to outperform the ASX200

Medicinal cannabis companies help drive Australian IPO listings to outperform the ASX200

by Chris Pash 11 Apr 2017

IPOs returned an average of 18.3% in the March quarter, outperforming the ASX200 index by 14.8%, according to the OnMarket 2017 First Quarter IPO Report.

App review: OnMarket, the 'Tinder for IPOs'

App review: OnMarket, the 'Tinder for IPOs'

03 Apr 2017

The lucrative world of capital-raising is no longer reserved for the mega-rich thanks to OnMarket, a Fin-tech app that promises to democratise IPOs (initial public offerings, or floats).

Apps to help you invest: do they really work?

Apps to help you invest: do they really work?

by realestateview 22 Feb 2017

In this fast-paced digital world there’s already an app for everything—and investing is no exception. For people who are living paycheck to paycheck, or those who don’t want to grapple with the tedious task of creating a budget, these investment and money management apps are a godsend. Only one question remains: do they actually work?

Tech IPOs best performers on the ASX in 2016

Tech IPOs best performers on the ASX in 2016

by Yolanda Redrup 06 Feb 2017

Tech stocks that listed on the ASX in 2016 have comfortably outshone their counterparts from other sectors, with stronger returns for shareholders in their first year of public life.

The top 10 IPOs in Australia for 2016

The top 10 IPOs in Australia for 2016

by Chris Pash 15 Dec 2016

Move over mining companies, the tech sector is ruling the IPO market. The top performing IPOs of 2016 in Australia by share price came mainly from the technology and healthcare sectors.