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FundedByMe och Connect Sverige Region Öst inleder samarbete för att skapa fler svenska tillväxtraketer

  Crowdfundingplattformen FundedByMe och kompetens- och kapitalnätverket Connect Sverige Region Öst inleder ett samarbete med syfte att lyfta svenska tillväxtbolag med så väl kompetens som kapital. FundedByMe och Connect är båda välkända begrepp inom svenska entreprenörskretsar. Nu satsar man gemensamt för att få ännu större effekt av sina insatser och därmed kunna förstärka erbjudandet till såväl kapitalsökande tillväxtbolag som investerare. “Det svenska ekosystemet kring entreprenörer och tillväxtföretag är redan i…

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Niclas Ahlström joins FundedByMe as Country Manager for Finland – Helping the Company to Maintain its Lead on the Nordic Crowdfunding Market

FundedByMe is without a doubt a global company, having over 56,000 members from 166 countries. After Sweden, Finland is the biggest and most important market for the company and the team believes in its potential to grow even further. Thus far Finnish entrepreneurs are leaders in receiving cross-border investments.To capture the growth opportunities even further, FundedByMe is now proud to welcome Niclas Ahlström as the new Country Manager in Finland!…

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Career on Wheels – AddSeat

“AddMovement has built an innovative and strong business helping people with disabilities to live a more mobile life. Now we are aiming for an international expansion” – Marit Sundin, CEO AddMovement The number of people in the EU using wheelchairs on a daily basis sums up to 7.6 million. However, technological improvements within the industry are needed. Marit Sundin, CEO of AddMovement, has created AddSeat – improving the life quality for…

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Sushirullen already conquered Stockholm – what’s next?

Johan and Margareta Falk are the two driven entrepreneurs behind the first and only fast food sushi in northern Europe – Sushirullen.  Everything began with Johan traveling in Australia where he discovered this different but delicious sushi roll which he loved so much that he actually began to eat it every day! When Johan later came back to Stockholm, he met Margareta who also happened to love sushi and they both shared dreams…

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How NOA Crushed the Record in European Crowdfunding

One thing is for sure and that is that NOA Relaxation – a company specialized in beverages who reduces stress and increases focus –  is not like every other company around. Within just 3 minutes, NOA raised its first 1 million SEK (ca. 106 000 EUR)  and managed to successfully close the campaign on FundedByMe after only 4 days, ending up with more than 9 million SEK! But how did they do…

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Should Crowdfunding be Regulated in Sweden?

Crowdfunding seems to be on everyone’s lips. Surprised? During 2014, the global crowdfunding market impressively injected 16 billion USD into different projects – making it hard for governments to turn a blind eye on the phenomena. FundedByMe grew more than 640% in Q1 and Q2 2015 vs. Q1 and Q2 2014 and the client base has increased to more than 55,000 active members. For 2015, the global crowdfunding market is…

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3 key trends for Asia that will change crowdfunding in 2015

Many people wonder, what will happen in the future. Well, we at FundedByMe don’t have a crystal ball, but we can forecast how they year 2015 will be for crowdfunding in Asia. So here it is. Right now you may observe 3 main phenomenons in the APAC region that let you to estimate about the future of crowdfunding:      The social / mobile / chat obsessed citizens      Economics of E-commerce and…

Berries by Astrid – how it began

Berries by Astrid is an extraordinary company. Run by a doctor of medical research, offering an unique business concept of selling smoothies, having rocket-science vending machines and reaching its crowdfunding goal within first couple of days of going live. Crowdfunding was the recent biggest milestone in developing the company. One day Astrid Friborg, the CEO & founder of Berries by Astrid wanted to present her unique vendor machine prototype and sample her…

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New Design for our site!

  User-friendly, modern and easy to understand are some of the key characteristics of our new web design, but overall better is probably the best fit. So, what’s new about it? Complete Rewrite  – The old site had messy, unstructured code and didn’t allow for easy scaling. By doing a complete rewrite of the front end, the site is now smooth as silk. Easier Navigation – It’s now easier for entrepreneurs and investors…

Nordic secrets of Successful Equity Crowdfunding Campaigns – a report

By: Michal Gromek  Since launching Equity Crowdfunding at the end of 2012, FundedByMe has been the frontrunner in the Nordics. 449% CAGR and over 100.000.000 SEK money raised “later”, we wanted to identify what makes some companies more successful than others.  Results are based on own nethographic real time data* and give general indicators about which factors make some campaigns more successful than others. Under the lead of our Business Developer,…