Latest articles featuring Snowball Effect
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
Eight equity crowdfunding companies have been licensed in New Zealand, with five of them active. The two busiest are PledgeMe and Snowball Effect, with the latter usually showcasing larger and older companies.
Stuff · 03/12/2017
Snowball Effect recorded a full-year profit driven by a modest tax benefit, while revenue rose faster than expenses, narrowing the equity crowdfunding platform's pre-tax loss. Some $25.3 million has been raised on the Snowball Effect platform through 33 offers.
NZ Herald · 03/08/2017
Dozens of companies have raised tens of millions of dollars from retail investors in the past three years.
NBR · 08/06/2017
Snowball Effect is proud to introduce Bill O'Boyle as Head of Growth Capital. Bill is responsible for working with companies throughout the capital raising process. He comes to Snowball Effect from a background in corporate finance including experience in banking, finance and capital raising.
NBR · 23/05/2017
An Auckland-based web business which lets people buy, sell and rent designer clothes is looking to take its successful formula across the Tasman.
Sunday Star Times · 23/04/2017
The largest independent, dedicated cider producer in New Zealand, Zeffer cider, has achieved its $1.2 million public capital offer less than a week after launching via the Snowball Effect platform.
Scoop Business · 06/03/2017
Snowball Effect has appointed former Russell McVeagh lawyer and technology marketer Peter Thomson as Head of Digital responsible for investor education and marketing of public offers.
NBR · 23/02/2017
New Zealand was one of the first countries in the world to create a legal framework for equity crowdfunding. Two years on, things have evolved significantly. Snowball Effect co-founder Josh Daniell explains how the market has played out, and what’s in store for the next 12 months.
NZBusiness · 06/10/2016
Ubco, the Bay of Plenty-based electric bike maker, is transitioning to managing its manufacturing with Yadea, China's leading electric scooter manufacturer, as it increases its focus on finalising a road-legal version of its off-road farm bike.
In addition, having raised $1.8 million in its latest funding round, it will launch an offer on Snowball Effect later this month targeting up to a further $700,000. Ubco will be the second Bay company to go to Snowball Effect for additional funding, with Balex Marine also currently seeking capital on the crowdfunding platform.
NZ Herals · 04/10/2016
Snowball Effect has recently appointed former Bell Gully lawyer and entrepreneur Cowan Finch as Head of Private Capital to work alongside companies seeking capital from wholesale investors.
NBR · 30/09/2016
The developers of a device that allows boaties to launch their boats from a trailer via remote control – and put them back again - are seeking investment from the public.
Balex Marine manufactures the Automatic Boat Loader, a hydraulic system that moves boats on and off trailers, powered by what looks like a car alarm remote.
It is opening a capital raise to the public on Monday on the equity crowdfunding platform Snowball Effect, to complete its current $900,000 funding round.
Stuff · 26/09/2016
More small and medium sized companies are using crowdfunding services like Snowball Effect to raise money.
One of the latest is mail service provider and documents manager G3 which wants money to expand and acquire complementary companies.
Its has raised more than $200,000 after one week with nearly a month to go.
Stuff · 20/09/2016
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