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Update 5 – MEL

We are one week out from the summit & things are coming together well. We have a great panel on university & research crowdfunding featuring Professor Deb Verhoeven, Professor Stuart Palmer & Mr Elijah Marangu from our hosts, Deakin University. They will be joined by Dr Ben McNeill from Thinkable.org, […]

Update 4 – MEL

We have been busy pulling together the programme over the past weeks and working on other arrangements. We have made a decision to trim the summit back to Friday, in case you have been wondering what happened to the initial Saturday sessions. We have a fantastic  line up featuring Dan […]

Update 3 – MEL

We’ve just settled our ace panel on peer to peer lending – otherwise known as marketplace lending or crowdlending. Come along and hear the story about how this rapidly growing crowdfunding subsector is now challenging the banks. Our panel of Greg Symons from SocietyOne, Daniel Foggo from Ratesetter and Leo […]

Update 2 – MEL

We have a super programme coming together. Already we have a number of the country’s crowdfunding luminaries coming back to participate in our second Australian event. These include: Paul Niederer, Founder & CEO of ASSOB Rick Chen, Co-founder of Pozible Prashan Paramanathan CEO of Chuffed Plenty more in the pipeline. […]

Update 1 – MEL

We have set our dates for Melbourne (11-12 September) & have just posted our first draft programme. We are excited that this event will be held over two days and is being held in conjunction with Deakin University and the Crowdfunding Institute of Australia (CFIA).  We already have some great […]

Update 15 – AKL

We had an absolutely fantastic day yesterday. Great speakers & an engaged crowd. The winners of the Multitude 2015 NZ Crowdfunding Video Awards were:- The Best Video (audience vote): Hayley Yu, Let’s Eat The Judges/Critics’ Choice: Project Jonah, Top of the South Stranding Trailer People’s Choice (based upon online voting): Jordan […]

Update 14 – AKL

We are all ready to go & are looking forward to what will be an exciting and stimulating day. We will announce the video competition results tonight. The INITIATE Auckland team

Update 13 – AKL

Voting is now open in our video competition. We didn’t quite get as many entries as we hoped, however, the ones we did get are a great cross section of Kiwi crowdfunding campaigns. Make sure you vote! The INITIATE Auckland team

Update 12 – AKL

Jordan Kwan , one of the successful launch campaigns on SparkMyPotential,  will be coming along to tell his crowdfunding story about raising funds to make the feature length Samoan love story Liliu le Tamimai. This sounds like it will be an awesome story about an awesome story. The INITIATE Auckland team  

Update 11 – AKL

Our Multitude NZ Crowdfunding Video Competition is now open for nominations. As far as we can tell this is the first such competition in the world. We are claiming it anyway! Public voting starts on Monday 16 March, so get those entries in. A big thanks to Kat for organising this. (PS […]