Equity Crowdfunding

Regional equity crowdfunding platform launched
The CrowdPlus.asia equity crowdfunding platform has been launched across five Asian markets, with its operator describing ECF as an alternative, if not downright disruptive, avenue for startups and SMEs to raise funds.
Asian Crowdfunder kicks off with three projects in Malaysia
Asian Crowdfunder has launched its platform in Malaysia with three projects on offer, and said it is also in the process of starting in Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand.
SC selects six platforms for equity crowdfunding in Malaysia
The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has announced the approval of six registered equity crowdfunding platforms, giving small businesses and entrepreneurs greater access to capital.
Applications open for prospective equity crowdfunding platform operators
The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) said that operators interested in establishing and operating an equity crowdfunding (ECF) or Shariah-compliant ECF platform can now submit their application.
Equity crowdfunding goes private with FundedHere in Singapore
Equity crowdfunding platform FundedHere has been launched in Singapore to facilitate equity-based funding and venture debt for startups in the region from as low as S$5,000 (US$3,700) each, even as regulators in both Singapore and Malaysia look to facilitate such platforms.
SC releases new guidelines for equity crowdfunding
Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has released the Guidelines on Regulation of Markets under Section 34 of the Capital Markets and Services Act 2007 to introduce new requirements for the registration of equity crowdfunding (ECF) platforms, and to provide governance arrangements for the operator of such platforms.
ECF framework revised after public feedback: SC
The proposed regulatory framework for an equity crowdfunding platform has been revised based on public feedback, Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) said in a statement.
Crowdfunding the beginning of a long-term relationship
Jason Best of Crowdfund Capital Advisors advises entrepreneurs on what comes next after having raised funding through equity crowdfunding or rewards-based crowdfunding. Karamjit Singh was there to soak it in at the recent SCxSC event.
Investor confidence critical for equity crowdfunding: SC chairman
The equity crowdfunding platform that the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) is proposing will depend heavily on investor confidence, its chairman Ranjit Ajit Singh acknowledged.
Rocketech wants to connect single Muslims with Salamz
A new mobile dating app called Salamz, by Malaysia-based startup Rocketech Ltd, is targeting a gap -- young Muslim singles who want to meet the traditional way.
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