Ed: An edited version of this article will be published in the December edition of My Business MagazineIntroduction
I spend a lot of my time reviewing inventions and startups ideas and attend numerous pitch events, mentoring programs so I see a lot of pitches, some are great, others less so.
So I know bad when I see it, likewise occasionally I come across companies that I think are on the path to success.
There a few things we look for reviewing a startup.Solving a Real Problem.
We really need to believe it’s real and significant pain to someone. I see a lot of businesses solving non problems (I have been guilty in the past) or me too providing [...]
Three months after the submission of the CAMAC Crowdfunding Legislation recommendations we are expecting further delays of 12 – 18 months before we see meaningful change in Crowdfunding legislation in Australia.
Clearly this government has more pressing issues at hand including passing even a few of their budget measures, acting on the recommendations doesn’t appear to be a priority as nothing has been heard of the recommendations since being lodged some months ago and CAMAC has now been disbanded.
Unless it’s a legislative change the Government of the day is sponsoring the process will probably go something like thisGovernment delays action for 6-12 [...]
Paul Niederer CEO of ASSOB, Australia’s longest running and most successful Crowdsourcing platform shares the best in class results from the last sixteen capital raisings on the ASSOB platform.Success leaves clues
I wondered, what is “Best in Class” in raising funds from predominantly retail or unaccredited investors.
Best way to find out was to look at 16 of the most successful, recent Startup equity raises on the ASSOB Equity funding Capital Raising platform. These 16 raised over 11 million dollars together on ASSOB.
Most of these [...]
A few weeks ago CAMAC released the Crowd Sourced Equity Funding Report May 2014. (right before being axed in the Federal Budget)
Join us on the 26th of June for a Google Hangout with Startup88.com contributor and Crowdfunding proponent Andrew Ward from 3Minute Angels interviewing John Kluver (CAMAC), Alan Crabbe & Rick Chen (Pozible) and Paul Niederer (ASSOB) to discuss CAMAC recommendations and ask your questions.
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