Sun, 27 Aug 2017 09:25:53
Crowdfunding in Korea soars 29 per cent
The amount of crowdfunding in Korea rose by nearly 29 percent this year, according to the Korea Securities Depository on Aug. 25.
Sun, 25 Dec 2016 21:44:26
Chinese girl dies of cancer one month after crowdfunding controversy
Beijing - A 5-year-old Chinese girl at the centre of an online charity controversy has died of leukaemia a month after her father's successful plea for cash, state media reported on Sunday.
Thu, 05 May 2016 01:00:00
Crowdfunding buzz as banks, listed firms join the action
SINGAPORE - For some people, it takes a lifetime to earn a million bucks.
But for Apple products reseller EpiCentre, a unit of EpiCentre Holdings which is listed on the stock market, it took them just 26 hours to raise a million dollars from investors ov
Mon, 11 Apr 2016 00:51:00
More Singaporeans using online platforms to raise funds
SINGAPORE - A campaign to help a baby born without part of her oesophagus to get specialist surgery in the United States has raised S$1.2 million. Another to get money for surgery for a maid's young son afflicted by bone cancer has pulled in nearly S$63,
Tue, 08 Mar 2016 18:17:00
UOB in equity crowdfunding business
SINGAPORE - United Overseas Bank (UOB) recently invested US$10 million in OurCrowd, a leading global equity crowdfunding platform.
Sun, 28 Feb 2016 18:26:00
New Zealand crowdfunding campaign 'saves' remote beach
Wellington -- A New Zealand man behind an ambitious crowdfunding campaign that raised millions of dollars to buy a privately-owned South Island beach said Friday he was stunned at its success.
Fri, 26 Feb 2016 01:00:00
Will crowdfunding help startup Asia’s economy?
The new year has started with such gloom and doom in financial markets that everyone now thinks start-ups may be the future of jobs and growth. But we all agree that small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs), which are the major providers of jobs in any ec
Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:46:00
Meefund attracts six projects
Six projects are now vying for financial supports from the general public through www.meefund.com, one of a few crowdfunding websites in Thailand.
Tue, 02 Feb 2016 13:49:00
Cambodian forensic team crowdfunds for Khmer Rouge grave analysis
Phnom Penh - Forensic researchers in Cambodia have turned to crowdfunding to help support their work preserving and analysing mass graves from the Khmer Rouge era.
Thu, 17 Dec 2015 01:00:00
Be a part of life
A brand new Thai crowdfunding initiative serves up a wealth of worthy projects
Mon, 02 Nov 2015 01:00:00
Govt urged to make room for crowdfunding
Crowdfunding Asia Association has urged the government to do more to raise awareness among small and medium enterprises of crowdfunding as a new channel to raise capital.
Thu, 21 May 2015 01:00:00
A Thai challenge to 'The Ring'
Somtow Sucharitkul is crowdfunding a planned 10-part cycle of operas to rival the greatest in history
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 01:00:00
Department to help SME growth via 'Crowdfunding'
THE BUSINESS Development Department recently initiated a plan promoting the growth of new starter firms and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) via "crowdfunding".
Wed, 11 Feb 2015 01:00:00
Watchdog setting rules on crowdfunding portals
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said the regulations to govern crowdfunding platforms will be finalised this year while the Market for Alternative Investment (MAI) expects that once the rules are in place, foreign and domestic crowdfunding po
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 14:25:00
Singaporeans aid Vietnam tourist victim of phone scam
SINGAPORE (AFP) - Singaporeans outraged by an electronics shop that left a Vietnamese tourist in tears after a phone-sale scam have raised thousands of dollars to compensate him, a crowdfunding site showed Thursday.