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Digital gold shines compared to other currencies

Digital gold shines compared to other currencies

by Indian Sun 28 Aug 2018

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

SendGold mixes Pokemon Go and gold

SendGold mixes Pokemon Go and gold

by Haydn Black 24 Aug 2018

Punters are backing the growth of a "peer-to-peer digital money platform that is hyper-liquid, universally accessible, and based on one of the world's best-known and most reliable stores of wealth".

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.