Crowdfunding news & headlines
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- Cannabis company Greenfern Industries has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign to raise NZ$ 4.0 Million
- The raised funds will be used towards acquiring the hydroelectric power station.
- Greenfern has shown an intention to conduct an Initial Public Offering (IPO) next year.
Features & analysis
Now might be the time to invest in property in Australia
For many of us, Australia is about as far away from home as we can get. Yet, the strong British influence on this part of Oceania means that it has a lot of familiar sights and sounds for Brits. In terms of the property market, there are some restrictions for non-residents. The Foreign Investment Review Board need to assess these cases before they can proceed. Non-residents buying investment properties are generally restricted to new-build homes....
Latest Crowdfunding news
Award-winning financial planning platform Lifetise is crowdfunding to raise £250,001 in exchange for a 5.88% equity stake in the company. But as of this morning, the UK start-up had already surpassed its targeted amount by more than £3,000. The financial planning firm was valued at £3,999,888 before the fundraiser and at the time of publishing this brief, about 5.96% of its equity had been taken over by a new crop of investors. It remains unclear...
Environmental solutions company Land Betterment Corporation has embarked on raising funds using a crowdfunding platform known as Fundopolis. Land Betterment Corporation or simply ‘Land Betterment’ is an impact-driven company focused on upcycling old coal mining sites to foster community development and sustainability through job creation. Institutional and individual investors can take part in the firm’s noble cause by visiting Land Betterment...
David Clark, a former Uber (NYSE: UBER) executive is finalizing plans to set up the European headquarters for startup funding company, Expa in London. Expa, which is based in Silicon Valley, was established in 2014 by Garret Camp, co-founder of StumbleUpon and cab-hailing app Uber. According to the serial entrepreneur and investor, he started Expa to help entrepreneurs to actualize their dream businesses. The startup financier offers budding entr...
JP. Morgan (NYSE: JPM) plans to raise about £8 billion to boost its spend during this Covid-19 pandemic period. The firm’s alternative-investment division said the amount would enable them to sail through the current crashed economy. “The magnitude of these dislocations is so significant. To get some of these markets functioning, you need a lot of capital,” JPMorgan’s global head of alternatives Anton Pil said during a Monday interview. According...
Linton Hydro has raised £3.3m crowdfunding investment through the Triodos impact investment crowdfunding platform. Investors include both retail and institutional investors. Linton is the company behind two North Yorkshire hydroelectric power schemes. It owns and operates two adjacent hydropower schemes at Linton Lock on the River Ouse in North Yorkshire. They generate enough electricity to power the equivalent of about 450 homes and supply to a...
Gibraltar-based ‘The Acorn Collective’ will on Saturday (May 26) launch the main phase of its ICO, following a wildly successful pre-sale which sold out. The hard cap for the main phase is $35 million and it will last one month, concluding on June 24. The name of the token is OAK.
Property crowdfunding platform, The House Crowd, is celebrating five years of growth, having raised over £44million in capital since its 2012 launch.
Investoo Group, one of the world’s biggest FX affiliates, has announced the purchase of 100ForexBrokers.com. It is the Group’s largest acquisition to date.
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