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Welcome Siri – FundedByMe’s new communications manager

There are a lot of new staff here at the FundedByMe office in Stockholm. This Tuesday Siri Andersson – our new communications manager, accompanied us. Siri will be working close with Susan Sjölund (currently on maternity leave) in order to spread the word about FundedByMe, share the stories with our entrepreneurs to the rest of the world. Exciting? That’s exactly what we think as well. So, Siri, welcome to the world of crowdfunding!…

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Martin Borgs crowdfunded documentary premiers in Stockholm

Martin Borgs is a documentary filmmaker and together with his colleague Ida Drougge they made the movie “Någon annan betalar” which was crowdfunded and  has it’s premiere on Tuesday august 19th. We had the chance to interview Martin, who will tell us about the journey from the campaign to finishing a film. How did you go together and made this kind of movie? Ida and I have been hunting ways…

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Interns from Hyper Island improving our strategies

Is there a official date where you can say; Now vacation is over? The speed in the office has been a little bit slow but not unproductive. I’m Kelly, one of the new interns here at FundedByMe. We are three people together as interns, from Hyper Island. FundedByMe has also been busy with hiring a loan-specialist and a designer, which we will introduce later on. We are the interns: Danijela,…

Are Crowdinvestors Small Business Angels?

A Crowdfunding Thesis conducted by Casper Arboll and Balthasar Scheder, both are Crowdfunding Researchers at the Copenhagen Business School, in Denmark. The crowdinvestor is a new type of individual engaging in early-stage funding of unquoted companies via equity crowdfunding portals. Previously, non-accredited or inexperienced investors were prevented by legislation from investing money into unquoted businesses. The democratization of start-up finance raises the question of how crowdinvestors compare to more established…

Conditions for Venture Capital and Founders have to be improved.

On the German Conference of Economics Ministers in Berlin (June 4th/5th) Berlin’s Senator of Economic Affairs Yzer followed the recommendations of GCN (www.germancrowdfunding.net ) and FundedByMe Germany (www.facebook.com/FundedbymeDeutschland) on venture capital. The recommendations resulted from the exchange meeting with Ms Yzer that took place on march 5th.  The decision of the Conference of Economics Ministers provides that the conditions for venture capital and founders have to be improved in order to make Germany as an investment location for fund and venture capital more attractive. Especially for Crowd Investing the Federal Government has been urged…

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Introducing Multiple Crowdfunding Campaign Editors!

Creating a crowdfunding campaign sometimes requires help from your friends or colleagues. For this reason, we have now made it easier to invite people to help create your campaign! Multiple Crowfunding Campaign Editors Once you have begun creating your campaign, you can invite your friends and colleagues using their email address. Select Editors to get to the editor panel and then simply enter an email address. If the email address…

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CEO of plastex, Lauri Ant-Wuorinen introduces their new product Hookie

Introduce yourself  – what is your background, what are you passionate about and what are your hopes and dreams? I am Lauri Ant-Wuorinen 33 year old CEO at Plastex. I’m passionate about discovering new ideas and learn how to develop the oldest plastic factory in Finland together with the customers. My dream is to create a platform for customers and designers for creating new better products using 3D, crowdsourcing, crowdfunding…

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Yoogaia – World’s first live online yoga studio

Introduce yourself – what is your background, what are you passionate about and what are your hopes and dreams? I am Mikko Petäjä, CEO and Founder of Yoogaia. My background is in branding, marketing and innovation. As a designer I’ve accustomed to always think in terms of the value proposition and user benefit – why something matters. As far as Yoogaia goes (and I hope it does, indeed, go far),…

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Meet founder of Drymo, Martin Hiller

Introduce yourself – what is your background, what are you passionate about and what are your hopes and dreams? My name is Martin Hiller and I am an inquisitive innovator who loves smart solutions. Exploring new areas is a natural progression rather than an obstacle. I am a chameleon who finds myself in all situations and completes all tasks with passion and my name is Magnus Axelsson and I am…

Nordic Tech tour – 3 & 4 June 2014

Dear entrepreneurs and investors, With the Nordic Tech Tour only 3 weeks away we would be delighted if you would join us in celebrating technology entrepreneurship in the Nordic Region. Our Selection Committee has now selected the final 25 presenting companies who truly represent the best investment opportunities in the Nordic region. Nordic Success Stories will be a brand new feature of this year’s Nordic Tech Tour. Already confirmed are…