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Capital Raising Platform

Equity funding raises cost more. Usually at least $7k through to $50k depending on how much help you need and the quality of the handholding. Why? Because equity raises have to adhere to fairly specific regulation. There need to be warnings in your documentation and you have to have them checked so they dont misrepresent [...]

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The capital raising seminar presented by Paul Niederer has been updated as a result of recent speaking engagements in Europe to reflect the latest trends in raising seed capital and growth capital. The finding investors seminar being held in Sydney on Wednesday afternoon and Melbourne on Friday afternoon is for start up and growth companies [...]

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An article mentioning Kevin Berg Kartaszewicz-Grell from Crowdsourcing.org got me thinking about investors and where they come from. Is there a material difference between campaigns that rely on our 24,000 investor base and campaigns that actively and passionately engage their friends, family, fans and followers. Looking back through recent raises I found two that had [...]

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Patronage and the Road to Equity Crowdfunding Hell

  Here is a typical headline ... Equity Crowdfunding: Potential Disaster Waiting To Happen ... and here is a previous blog article I wrote around this type of headline. The Road to Equity Crowdfunding Hell Through the Rear View Mirror ... but surely motive is also a part of this equation. Lets look at the [...]

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ASSOB's Capital Raising Platform has recently passed $120 million in funds raised. It has looked back on the past 5 years to see what the stats tell.While several companies have gone from ASSOB to stock exchanges like the ASX and others have exited through trade sales it is interesting to see what the stats tell [...]

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Capital Raising while listed on a Stock Exchange

Capital Raising does take place while a company is listed on a Stock Exchange but it usually handled by Investment Banking firms and Stockbrokers. The Stock Exchange is not directly involved in the process but will allow the trading of the newly issued shares once the offering has closed. Funds are raised as: Primary offering. [...]

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Did you realise the majority of funds invested by individuals or your super fund don't actually create jobs or foster innovation? Reason being is that the majority of investors buy shares from individuals in preference to investing funds directly into the actual entity. Why the preference? Most people prefer to buy and sell shares on [...]

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Raising Capital of $1.5m thru 304 followers worth $4804

In ASSOB's Raising Capital public seminars we spend a lot of time explaining why Seth Godin's "Tribes" idea is essential to be implemented in a capital raising endeavour. "Tribes" looks at the development of niche groups which forms "tribes" – with or without you – and in a raising capital context there is value engaging [...]

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Capital Raising Workshops

Next week I'll be presenting three Capital Raising workshops. One each in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. The workshops are called ... Seven Steps to a Successful Capital Raising The educational material presented will be based on insights gained from assisting over 200 companies raise equity capital. In the workshop attendees will have a chance to [...]

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Adapting Investor Presentations to Funders

In the current climate attracting investors is a very competitive undertaking. But there are things you can do to be more competitive. For every business seeking capital there are lots of others with similar risk profiles and opportunity. It also doesn't make things easier when many investors tend more to the speculator end of the [...]

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