Birchal is an equity crowdfunding platform.
Since 2018, they have helped over 130 companies raise over $100m from their most passionate customers and fans online (over $53m of this in 2021 alone).
Why did you start the business? : To simplify capital raising for forward thinking businesses, and make early stage businesses an investable asset class for all!
Year founded : 2018
Founder/CEO: Matt Vitale and Alan Crabbe
Size of Team: 20
Sub11 Company Profile : https://www.sub11.com.au/posts/fintech-snapshot-birchal
Current Investors: Over 600 investors, predominantly CSF investors. Dom Pym (Disclosure: also an investor in Sub11) was also an early investor and Birchal believer.
"We are very much the largest platform in Australia that does what we do"
PODCAST SNIPPETS 🎧
Matt tells the story how Alan and Matt met to start Birchal
What crowdfunding does differently
The rapid growth particularly in differing market conditions
The opportunity that lies ahead in "secondaries"
The in-house AFL rivalry at the Vitale household.
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