By Oscar Michel, Masters in Journalism, DCU
The Nordics’ largest equity crowdfunding platform “FundedByMe” is launching operations in Mexico.
With its headquarters in Stockholm Sweden, with local presence in Helsinki, Finland and other countries throughout Europe as well as Singapore and Malaysia. This marks FundedByMe’s first local presence in the Americas.
They aim to achieve a global presence in crowdfunding by forming additional markets in Japam, Germany And the Netherlands.
“We love the thriving startup environment of Mexico. The investor community is huge and we obviously also love the potential as a gateway to the massive latin community and proximity to the US market that is starting to show traction after recent changes in the law. Our new partner in FundedByMe Mexico is well connected and shares our passion that every entrepreneur should have the best chance ever to become The Next Big Thing and everyone should be able to invest in that potential next Unicorn. We bring a pool of global investors to the table that are looking for exciting new opportunities to invest” said FundedByMe CEO and co-founder Daniel Daboczy.
“Working and partnering with a proven global leader is always very exciting, particularly when building an industry with exponential growth opportunities. Latin America is a large region with a great appetite for change and is already embracing the great benefits that Crowdfunding offers. We are certain that FundedByMe Mexico will become a major player in reshaping how investors and entrepreneurs interact in the region, resulting in increased and more efficient investment, business and employment opportunities for all” said Raul A. Hernandez head of FundedbyMe Mexico.
Raul has been working in Investment Banking and in the Telecom Industry.