Latest articles featuring Snowball Effect
For the past five years, New Zealand has had the option of equity crowdfunding as a legal form of capital raising. As Simeon Burnett reports, there have been plenty of export businesses that have raised capital over this period, and like any fledgling market, and indeed asset class, there have been both successes and failures.
NZ Business · 04/09/2019
Emerging industries with the potential scale of the cannabis market provide significant opportunities for early investors, however, the chance to be at the forefront of a growing market comes with substantial risks.
NZ Herald · 19/07/2019
Simeon Burnett explains what a growth business needs to have in order before it can begin the process of raising equity investment.
NZBusiness · 28/06/2019
Ossis, which designs and markets patient-specific pelvic implants, will next month make an application to the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for market access.
NBR · 21/06/2019
Medicinal cannabis company Cannasouth has had a soft sharemarket debut.
One News · 19/06/2019
The Hawkes Bay-based cidery looks to raise additional capital to fuel its three-year growth strategy.
NBR · 31/05/2019
Technology has promised much to communities historically underserved by capital markets but, in terms of borrower access, has delivered relatively little to date.
NZ Herald · 22/05/2019
Organic drinks maker Karma Cola has raised $3.2 million in a private offer to wholesale investors.
NBR · 13/05/2019
Would you commute on an e-moped?
Stuff · 14/04/2019
Organic drinks company Karma Cola has signed a distribution deal and created a soft drink for popular UK restaurant chain Wagamama.
NZ Herald · 04/04/2019
At its peak, it even had a USD$10 billion valuation, and over USD$700m was invested in the vision of its charismatic (now disgraced) young founder and former CEO, Elizabeth Holmes. Theranos eventually dissolved in September 2018, with Holmes now in court facing up to 20 years in jail for fraud after a web of lies revealed the product's actual capabilities, along with numerous reports of a hell-like work culture.
NZ Herald · 25/03/2019
Electric scooters have been all the rage in parts of New Zealand over the past six months, with Lime scooters clogging up both footpaths and media headlines. But we could soon be seeing more electric moped bikes on our streets too, if Kiwi startup UBCO has its way.
Newsroom · 12/03/2019
Snowball Effect Co-Founder & CEO, Simeon Burnett chats to M2 magazine about the business' growth and our place in the NZ investment marketplace.
M2 Magazine · 28/02/2019
Like the opportunist panners who rushed to gold-rich regions decades before, cannabis pioneers are also looking to strike it lucky. The rivers may run green this time, but many pans will end up empty, even if New Zealand's legal cannabis industry takes off.
NZ Herald · 01/02/2019
Snowball Effect CEO Simeon Burnett sheds some light on his experiences in the finance industry at both Fonterra and Snowball Effect.
Yudu · 29/01/2019
Owning shares in a company is becoming the ultimate customer loyalty program. Both small and large companies are finding that selling shares to their customers can make a real difference to long-term customer loyalty.
Newsroom · 10/01/2019
While retail investors across Australia were only invited to the equity crowdfunding party earlier this year, New Zealand saw its first equity crowdfunding campaigns launch to so-called ‘mum and dad’ investors in 2014.
Startup Daily · 18/12/2018
Democratization of investing – this trend isn’t going away, and there’s a few business in NZ at the pointy head of this movement – Snowball Effect is one of them. Join Darcy Ungaro and Simeon Burnett as they talk about private equity, venture capital, angel funding and equity crowdfunding. There’s innovation happening in this space which will be great for investors and new ventures with our #8 way of thinking.
Everyday Investor · 02/12/2018
Piers Finch has been appointed as director of growth capital at capital raising platform Snowball Effect
CIO · 27/11/2018
Apple and Amazon have recently become the first publicly listed US companies worth over a trillion dollars. Accordingly, it’s appropriate to reflect on some of the lessons that New Zealand companies can learn from the largest and fastest growing companies in the world.
M2 Magazine · 01/11/2018
Business brokerage Link is raising funds to fuel its expansion, and says it’s already planning an exit event for investors. Auckland-based Link aims to raise $3.25 million through a wholesale offer on Snowball Effect. The company plans to use the money for operational costs and to fund the acquisition of a major Australian brokerage, a deal due to be completed in September.
NBR · 17/08/2018
The private raise, via online investment marketplace Snowball Effect, saw ArchiPro welcoming 16 new investors - including Sir Stephen Tindall’s investment company, K1W1 and successful businessman Roger Lampen and son Fraser.
Scoop Business · 16/08/2018
As these sums become bigger and venture capital investment continues to grow to record highs, it poses the question: what do companies do with these huge sums of money?
NZ Herald · 13/08/2018
Making direct investing decisions on your own can be tough, but it does give you the chance to potentially get satisfying rewards. Simeon Burnett shares the ins and outs of direct investing.
Juno · 05/06/2018
Equity crowdfunder Snowball Effect is looking at launching a secondary market, potentially filling a hole left by the demise of the NZX’s two small-cap exchanges.
Newsroom · 09/05/2018
With the ongoing expansion of leading equity investment marketplace Snowball Effect, including the placement of private capital and advisory support, the business welcomes two new hires, Toby Kelly and Andrew Morris.
NBR · 16/04/2018
Simeon Burnett is the CEO and co-founder of crowdfunding platform Snowball Effect. Here’s how he manages his time.
Idealog · 10/04/2018
Simeon Burnett says people like to put their money with companies they understand and are familiar with.
Stuff · 02/02/2018
Investor protections are an important part of private equity investing. Experienced investors like to see adequate investor protections so they can fully benefit from the companies in their portfolio that do succeed.
NZ Herald · 25/01/2018
The Auckland-based company LINK has stopped focusing on growth for growth's sake.
NBR · 23/01/2018
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