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$1.5 million owed to creditors in collapse of WhitelabelNZ
Thu, 16th Feb 2023
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We summarise the creditors and financial position of third part sales agency WhiteLabel which is now in liquidation.
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It's official, WhiteLabel NZ goes into liquidation
Mon, 16th Jan 2023
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The story of WhiteLabelNZ has ended abruptly with the company's liquidation following an unsuccessful fundraising campaign.
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Whitelabel NZ fundraising effort fails to meet goal
Mon, 5th Dec 2022
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Whitelabel NZ's failed fundraising campaign and alleged misleading information about its business practices have raised concerns.
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The imminent failure of WhiteLabel NZ, liquidation next?
Thu, 1st Dec 2022
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Outsourced sales & marketing company, WhiteLabel NZ, faces financial troubles as staff leave & funds are owed. #BusinessNews #WhiteLabelNZ.
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Wellington to support startups tackling climate change
Thu, 25th Apr 2019
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The Zero Carbon Challenge is a programme bringing together business, social enterprise, and local government to promote the low carbon economy.
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Tā Koha: The new crowdfunding programme for Māori businesses
Mon, 27th Aug 2018
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Tā Koha will support Māori business and social ventures that wish to use ‘crowd power’ or whanau supporters to fund the kaupapa they care about most.
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PledgeMe raises $500,000 in just four days - so what are its plans?
Mon, 13th Aug 2018
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New Zealand crowdfunding platform PledgeMe has raised $500,000 of its $900,000 equity crowdfunding goal in just four days.
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PledgeMe announces new crowdlending-inspired platform in the works
Fri, 26th Jan 2018
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PledgeMe to launch new Ta Koha lending platform with Māori Women Development Inc, aiming to bridge inequality gap in lending.
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Urban farm raising capital with ‘Broccoli bonds’ on PledgeMe for social good
Tue, 10th Oct 2017
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Cultivate Christchurch gears up to plant seeds of change with 'Broccoli Bonds', merging investment with social impact.
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Ethique raises half a million dollars in less than a day
Mon, 2nd Oct 2017
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Christchurch's Ethique clinches £500,000 in a record day to fuel fight against plastic waste with eco-friendly beauty bars.
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Social enterprise Ethique launches second equity crowdfunding campaign
Mon, 25th Sep 2017
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Ethique seeks to propel eco-friendly beauty global with fresh campaign on PledgeMe.
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Medical record software startup raises over $500,000 through PledgeMe
Thu, 14th Sep 2017
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Noted hit their maximum goal of its private equity crowdfunding campaign $500,000 in less than two weeks after launching its campaign.
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PledgeMe to explore Australian market as equity crowdfunding legislation changes
Mon, 11th Sep 2017
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PledgeMe has received a spot in the HotDesQ programme run by the Queensland government and will be setting up in Brisbane.
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Six finalists announced for Wellington Low Carbon Challenge
Mon, 28th Aug 2017
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Six eco-pioneers vie for £45k fund in Wellington's Low Carbon Challenge, promoting sustainable surf boards, biofuel, and more.
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Kiwi startup launches crowdfunding campaign to fund next stage of growth
Tue, 8th Aug 2017
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Auckland-based social enterprise The Module Project have made major inroads with their long-lasting and upgradeable mobile wireless speaker, Decibel.
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Kiwi company crowdfunding to expand “airbnb of cars”
Wed, 10th May 2017
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Auckland's MyCarYourRental, the 'airbnb of cars', seeks £800k via crowdfunding for community-driven expansion.
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​Kiwi payroll company turns to crowdfunding ahead of IRD changes
Mon, 20th Mar 2017
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Dunedin and Wellington-based social enterprise Thankyou Payroll is launching an equity crowdfunding campaign to fund development and prepare for IRD changes.
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Desperately seeking funding: Youth life skills programme turns to crowdfunding
Wed, 15th Feb 2017
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Voice to Voice's lifeline dwindles with 9 days left in urgent $32k crowdfunding appeal to sustain youth upskilling.
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Thought-Wired is crowdfunding the way to innovative thought-sensing tech
Mon, 29th Aug 2016
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Some of the most innovative ideas come from crowdfunded platforms & Thought-Wired's mission to commercialise their thought-sensing software is strong.
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PledgeMe targets social enterprise with Ākina partnership
Mon, 7th Mar 2016
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PledgeMe and charity Ākina Foundation join forces to support New Zealand social enterprises in fundraising efforts.
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Kiwi company launches crowdfunding campaign to help post-cyclone Fiji
Mon, 29th Feb 2016
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Sunergise spearheads a campaign, seeking £15,000 on PledgeMe to deliver solar power aid to cyclone-hit Fiji.
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PledgeMe dips toes into P2P pond
Mon, 11th Jan 2016
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PledgeMe branches into P2P lending, allowing Kiwis to crowdfund significant ventures, bypassing traditional banks.
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Eat My Lunch smashes crowdfunding goal
Thu, 17th Sep 2015
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Eat My Lunch exceeds crowdfunding goal of $120,000 to combat child poverty in New Zealand. Stretch goals for cooking school now in sight.
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Kiwi food delivery platform launches PledgeMe campaign
Tue, 1st Sep 2015
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New Zealand food delivery platform Ooooby is seeking investment to expand its team and infrastructure and open new hubs.