Markets

How to invest in equity crowdfunding, a way to give small private firms a boost — and possibly profit yourself

Equity crowdfunding lets individuals invest in private companies in return for an equity stake. You can invest via equity crowdfunding platforms, which vary in their standards and specialties. Equity crowdfunding investments are riskier and less liquid than publicly traded securities. Visit Business Insider’s Investing Reference library for more stories. Have […]
How to invest in equity crowdfunding, a way to give small private firms a boost — and possibly profit yourself
News

These two Aussie surfers started Seabin in an effort to clean up the world’s oceans – and it just crowdfunded more than $1.2 million in investment

Australian business Seabin has turned to equity crowdfunding to scale its technology which automatically filters seawater. Started by two Australians Pete Ceglinski and Andrew Thurton, the business has raised $1.2 million and counting from around 1000 small investors The Seabin clips on to marinas and ports, with all of its […]
These two Aussie surfers started Seabin in an effort to clean up the world’s oceans – and it just crowdfunded more than $1.2 million in investment
Markets

​Booktopia has launched a $10 million equity crowdfunding campaign

Online bookseller Booktopia launched a $10 million equity crowdfund, the largest so far in Australia. The company will tap into its large customer base to sell shares at $1 each. Booktopia’s revenue is ​$113.9 million. ​Booktopia, an Australian-grown online bookstore, announced it is opening up shares for investors through platform […]
​Booktopia has launched a $10 million equity crowdfunding campaign
Tech

Digital bank startup Xinja just raised $2 million in equity crowdfunding

Crowdfunding investment through Equitise is more than $2 million from 1,000 investors. When launched, Xinja hit the minimum funding target of $500,000 in under a day. Investments of $250 made up a quarter(26.53%) of all investors Digital bank startup Xinja has raised, via platform Equitise, more than $2 million from […]
Digital bank startup Xinja just raised $2 million in equity crowdfunding