Crowdfunding

With Insurtech Demand Surging PolicyStreet Raises Funds Through Equity Crowdfunding

Despite the gloomy climate brought on by the COVID-19 outbreak, insurtech startup PolicyStreet is looking to fundraise through Equity Crowdfunding via pitchIN. In their statement, PolicyStreet shared that the insurance sector is seeing a “buzz of activities and has a

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MDEC Teams up with Crowdfunding Platforms to Raise Funds for COVID-19 Frontliners

While most Malaysians are practising social distancing and working from home due to the COVID-19 outbreak, our healthcare frontliners are braving risks to their health by battling against the COVID-19 virus to safe lives. These heroes are making personal sacrifices

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After Leading the Equity Crowdfunding Market for 3 Years, pitchIN Sets its Sights on IEO

pitchIN revealed today in its annual Equity Crowdfunding Report that the company continues to lead the equity crowdfunding market for the third consecutive year with 72% market share of total funds raised and 53.8% of campaigns in 2019. 2019 proved

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Stranger Pictures Launches ASEAN’s First Film Equity Crowdfunding Campaign on Fundedbyme

The first reward & equity-based film crowdfunding is officially launched in Malaysia; breaking the conventional film production and distribution practices that go unquestioned for too long. This fine blend between finance and entertainment industry is opening up a new frontier

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PitchIN’s First ECF Exit with MyCash Online Gives its Investors 44.2% Returns

A group of MyCash Online investors have recently accepted a buyout offer for their shares from VC company 500 Startups. The offer, which gave them 44.2% returns over two years since the ECF deal, was made alongside an investment by

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Ata Plus Sees First Successful Equity Crowdfunding Exit with Skolafund

Skolafund, a crowdfunding platform for students in need announced that it has been completely acquired by one of Asia’s biggest donation crowdfunding platforms. Skolafund successfully fundraised on the Ata Plus Equity Crowdfunding (ECF) platform in February 2017. The deal reportedly

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Securities Commission Malaysia Announces 8 New Licenses for Crowdfunding and P2P Lending

Securities Commission Malaysia today announced 3 new licenses for equity crowdfunding and 5 for P2P lending. This new batch sees names that are familiar to those in the startup scene and some new names. The new equity crowdfunding players are;

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How is Malaysia’s Equity Crowdfunding Scene Doing in 2019?

Equity crowdfunding in Malaysia was brought to the mainstream when Securities Commission Malaysia became one of the first within the region to introduce guidelines to regulate the space. It is part and parcel of the regulator’s strategy to provide a

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PitchIN Owns 75% of The Equity Crowdfunding Market in 2018

At the pitchIN ECF Report 2018, CEO Sam Shafie revealed that the company has retained their position as the leading equity crowdfunding operator in 2018, in terms of successful campaigns raised. The number of successful deals done by the entire ECF

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Singaporean Fintech Fundnel Becomes 7th ECF Platform Approved in Malaysia

Singapore-based equity crowdfunding platform Fundnel has expanded to Malaysia. The announcement follows Fundnel’s appointment as a Recognised Market Operator by the Securities Commission Malaysia. Fundnel Malaysia aims to provide a comprehensive suite of capital raising services, targeted at local unlisted

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