Australia’s first crowd funding platform Pozible raises $1 million in pledges

Art Press Release from Australia. Published by Rebecca Gabrielle Cannon on Wednesday 09 November 2011.

Australia’s first crowd funding platform Pozible raises $1 million in pledges image

Australia’s first crowd funding platform, Pozible, has hit an amazing $1 million in pledges. Since it’s humble beginnings in May 2010, Pozible has become a viable option for creative and innovative projects around the country as a source of funding through peers pledging their support through crowd funding.

Reaching the million dollar mark is yet another milestone for a platform dedicated to helping more ideas become reality in the Australian creative scene.

Since its inception, Pozible has hosted the largest crowd funding project ever held in Australia with the successful relaunch of independent news portal New Matilda ($175K), seen eco innovators The Green Way Up successfully fund their project ($20k) and gain worldwide media aZenNon for their no fuel travel around the globe, collaborated with over twenty creative bodies and festivals around the country including The Melbourne and Sydney Fringe Festivals, Anat and Youth Arts Queensland, and recorded a phenomenal 2200 people who have assisted others reach their target goal through word of mouth and promotion of Pozible projects.

“We want to say a big thank you to any and all the people who have supported Pozible and the projects along the way. We could not do any of this without you. Seeing just how much people get behind projects is a truly wonderful experience,” said co-­founder Rick Chen.

To view the milestones for the Pozible journey, head to http://www.pozible.com.au/index.php/blog/arNcle/index/37

Pozible continues to provide a major support to self funded creative practioners and innovators of all kinds. For further details on Pozible or crowd funding in Australia, contact Pozible via info@pozible.com or follow the journey via www.facebook.com/pozible and www.twitter.com/pozible and www.pozible.com