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It's official, WhiteLabel NZ goes into liquidation
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The story of WhiteLabelNZ has ended abruptly with the company's liquidation following an unsuccessful fundraising campaign.
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Whitelabel NZ fundraising effort fails to meet goal
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Whitelabel NZ’s information memorandum has been removed from the PledgeMe website, along with the fundraising effort, which ended last Thursday and did not reach its goal.
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The imminent failure of WhiteLabel NZ, liquidation next?
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A number of allegations have been made about the outsourced sales & marketing company. We investigate.
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Aussie app startup raises $1M through crowd-sourced funding campaign
Fri, 7th Jan 2022
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The success of the CSF will enable the startup to activate its plans for growth, both in Australia and globally, with CEO and Founder Leon Young now planning to launch a private investment round in early Q1 2022.
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Plant a tree, save the planet: The Kiwis taking tech to the forest
Fri, 16th Oct 2020
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“We're all in this together and share the same future on this planet. We've designed the app so that anyone anywhere can do their part in protecting our earth."
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Aussie agritech company turns to equity crowdfunding to aid expansion
Wed, 16th Sep 2020
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DIT Technologies has teamed up with Birchal to launch the equity crowdfunding initiative, with the long term view of expanding market reach, bringing more employees on board and improving the solution for farmers.
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Spark Foundation puts Givealittle up for sale
Mon, 24th Jun 2019
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Spark New Zealand’s charitable arm ‘Spark Foundation’ is eyeing up the sale of popular Kiwi not-for-profit crowdfunding platform Givealittle.
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Safety solutions startup wins ‘radical generosity’ funding
Thu, 18th Apr 2019
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Guardian Angel Security was one of five New Zealand businesses selected by 500 women (SheEO Activators) who contributed $1100 each.
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Tā Koha: The new crowdfunding programme for Māori businesses
Mon, 27th Aug 2018
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Tā Koha will support Māori business and social ventures that wish to use ‘crowd power’ or whanau supporters to fund the kaupapa they care about most.
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PledgeMe raises $500,000 in just four days - so what are its plans?
Mon, 13th Aug 2018
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“If our goal is to make equity crowdfunding equitable, we need to focus on companies and their founders, and also the wider investor community."
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Wellington tech companies benefit from record levels of early-stage investment
Fri, 6th Jul 2018
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The rising investment in the New Zealand technology sector is supposedly a reflection of its strong performance globally.
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This camera’s easy installation is revolutionising security
Tue, 13th Mar 2018
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The LightCam easily twists into any light socket with no wires, batteries, or mandatory monthly fees.
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Ethique raises half a million dollars in less than a day
Mon, 2nd Oct 2017
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Ethique was published for only 90 minutes to the public before it hit the maximum goal.
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Social enterprise Ethique launches second equity crowdfunding campaign
Mon, 25th Sep 2017
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Ethique is expecting to raise a minimum of $350,000, and up to $500,000.
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Medical record software startup raises over $500,000 through PledgeMe
Thu, 14th Sep 2017
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Noted hit their maximum goal of its private equity crowdfunding campaign $500,000 in less than two weeks after launching its campaign.
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PledgeMe to explore Australian market as equity crowdfunding legislation changes
Mon, 11th Sep 2017
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PledgeMe has received a spot in the HotDesQ programme run by the Queensland government and will be setting up in Brisbane.
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Six finalists announced for Wellington Low Carbon Challenge
Mon, 28th Aug 2017
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Entrants with an ability to make some real impact on waste, transport, or energy were the ones who stood out.
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Kiwi startup launches crowdfunding campaign to fund next stage of growth
Tue, 8th Aug 2017
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Auckland-based social enterprise The Module Project have made major inroads with their long-lasting and upgradeable mobile wireless speaker, Decibel.
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Khonology: Competition or collaboration between fintech and banks?
Thu, 6th Jul 2017
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"Many new fintech enterprises have come about as a direct result of people’s inability to access funds or resources through more traditional methods."
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Christchurch couple launch Kickstarter to make South Island’s first cat café a reality
Thu, 29th Jun 2017
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Husband and wife team Alyssa O’Connor and Nate Ball have raised $13,000 towards the $25,000 they need to get the cafe off the ground.
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Kiwi team successfully crowdfunds as-a-service global tracking device
Thu, 1st Jun 2017
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The magpie service includes an app and a free GPS device that is one of the smallest and smartest on the market.
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Kiwi company crowdfunding to expand “airbnb of cars”
Wed, 10th May 2017
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MyCarYourRental is hoping to raise up to $800,000 to market and grow their car-sharing community.
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​Kiwi payroll company turns to crowdfunding ahead of IRD changes
Mon, 20th Mar 2017
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“I truly believe their model is the future of business," says one Kiwi.
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Weta Workshop’s kickstarter goes off with a bang
Thu, 23rd Feb 2017
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“In this world, consumerism is king…it’s not that different from our world today. That’s what we wanted to make fun of.”
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