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Why should you show up to the investor evening?

There is a number of benefits for entrepreneurs to choose FundedByMe: we are the biggest crowdfunding platform in the Nordics, we operate globally and have already attracted investors from 74 countries, we have very good exposure on the APAC region. But there is one additional advantage that we provide: face-to-face meeting with investors during the events. Let’s face some facts: last Monday FundedByMe organized an event at its headquarters and…

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Asia – a new big thing

“It seems Asia has been bitten by the crowdfunding bug” – wrote Mary Ann LI. Reyes in “The Philippine Star”. Well, she’s 100% right! FundedByMe has stepped into South East Asia last year .The timing turned out perfectly enough to let the company settle down a bit, gain momentum and take the leading position in shaping the crowdfunding industry. Just in May, FundedByMe with CoAssets and New Union has formed…

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Crucial factors for success in crowdfunding

FundedByMe recently investigated and created a research report on the main elements of crowdfunding campaign success. Social media and the right team seem to be crucial for achieving the funding goal. FundedByMe is one of the only full-service crowdfunding platforms offering capital through equity, debt and reward based crowdfunding which has funded some 500 companies from 25 countries. The report analyses such factors as usage of various social media, the…

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Entrepreneur Week Båstad & Almedalsveckan

During the number of conversations we have every day with investors interested in alternative assets, entrepreneurs, representatives of the industry, venture capitalists, policy makers and so on, we observe a higher and higher level of understanding of the concept. And of course this is good news. However, the awareness of the differences between equity, debt and reward crowdfunding remains lower. That is why we keep calm and keep talking. And…

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Invest online, meet us offline!

The core feature of every crowdfunding platform is that the whole investment process is completed online, however nothing beats meeting the entrepreneurs face to face. The same applies to the crowdfunding platform itself. Who are the people standing behind it? Who is handling and processing your investment? In online finance it’s all about trust. FundedByMe delivers the best possible security and safety features. However, despite a huge step forward technology…

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Nerdy by Nerds say thank you & goodbye

Not everyday is a great day in the life of an entrepreneur. We just found out that Nerdy by Nerds who raised money on our platform two years ago just notified their shareholders about closing down the company. This is sad information to us. Nerdy by Nerds raised money to start their ShopFactory – a place for design, production and retailing of their products under one roof. They succeeded and…

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FundedByMe: Crowdfunding Firm of the 2015 and one of the hottest startups in Sweden

To the 53 000 investors on FundedByMe; to the representatives of nearly 500 companies who have raised 100 000 000 SEK via our platform to improve your business, and to our followers, shareholders and stakeholders! We want to tell you one thing: YOU ROCK! Today FundedByMe won the Global Award for Crowdfunding Firm of the Year 2015 by “Finance Monthly”. Just one business day ago “Veckans Affärer” listed us amongst the hottest startups in Sweden. Last…

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Carin Wester beats a record in crowdfunding for the fashion industry

Carin Wester – a Swedish fashion brand running its crowdfunding campaign on FundedByMe – has raised the first 110 000 euro in the first 7 hours. After 2 days investors committed 200 000 euro on its shares. This is almost half of the crowdfunding goal needed for global expansion of the brand. — — — Watch the 5 minute video pitch by Anton Granlund, CEO of Global Retail and a major…

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Eggs Inc – this is how history began

This the history of how Eggs Inc was laid: a journey to France and discovering a niche. Five years later you can visit the world’s first healthy fast food restaurant on Regeringsgatan 26, Stockholm.  – I wanted to open a restaurant but I can’t cook. It took me about a year to figure this out and find Andreas Hedlund, the Chef of the Year in 2002, Fredrik Önrup, the revenue manager, and Kent…

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Many shareholders in a small business? I love it!

What every entrepreneur needs to make their business grow is to know the right people in the right places, to ask them for the right things and get the right support from them. The rest is only a matter of time. You have probably heard that having a lot of investors in a business is difficult – it means additional efforts in administration, slows the decision making process and increases the probability of…