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Collinson Crowdfunding Limited.

This website is owned and operated by Collinson Crowdfunding Limited. Collinson Crowdfunding provides innovative equity crowdfunding services. We connect businesses looking to raise capital with investors looking for new opportunities. We offer a website for companies to make share offers and support to streamline the offer process. For investors we offer a simple way to invest in exciting businesses. Collinson Crowdfunding is operated by a team of highly experienced financial services industry professionals.

Collinson Crowdfunding is licensed to provide its services by the Financial Markets Authority.

Collinson Crowdfunding is an affiliated enterprises of Collinson&Co brand.

Collinson & Co was established in 1994 as a mainstream financial institution. For almost 30 years, it has been providing investment banking services to many local clients in New Zealand. Its professional and efficient services have ensured that it has become a leading financial brand in an otherwise crowded market.

At present, its main business covers a wide range of financial transactions, issuing related financial products and credit finance facilities.

Its subordinate operations include:

  • Collinson Funds Management Limited (CFML) providing highly customised financial products and services for high-net-worth individuals.

  • Collinson Crowdfunding Limited (CCFL) holding a New Zealand public equity crowdfunding issuance licence (6 issued in New Zealand) and the equity issuance platform.

  • Collinson FX Foreign Exchange (CCFX) providing a remittance platform connecting major banks around the world, with a wide range of financial transaction services.

  • Collinson Mortgages Limited  provides mortgage loans, commercial credit facilities and other services to local commercial institutions and individual customers in New Zealand.

Our team



John has been involved in the financial markets since 1985 and he founded Collinson Forex in 1994. Previous experience was senior FX dealer with Citibank Auckland. Other Bank roles included BT London. He is a graduate of Canterbury University with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree.


Managing Director

Laker is passionate about helping New Zealand businesses to access the capital they need to grow and succeed. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Auckland and has over 10 years’ experience in the financial services sector, including working for banks and operating his own successful mortgage broking business. Laker’s strong background and networks support Collinson Crowdfunding to provide innovative services in an exciting new sector.


Board Member

Samuel has worked within the financial market for 14 years, who has also been involved trading in a number of financial products as well as managing a sales team to provide financial advice to commercial and individual clients. He forges new relationships in the market to ensure growth within the business with innovative solutions and efficient products to achieve increased client value and growth of market share.


Business Manager

Elton has worked in China's financial market for more than 15 years, expert in financial products structure and corporate financing transactions. He was a Fix income fund manager in Shanghai, China. Specializes in bonds, fixed income markets and macroeconomics, provid investment planning for fixed income or other high-growth investment products. Elton understands the local New Zealand market as well as the global market.

Christina Wang

Complaince Manager

Christina Wang has been working in compliance in New Zealand financial service industry since May 2012, and she is a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS). She holds a Master of Laws from the University of Auckland and a Bachelor of Laws from Zhejiang Gongshang University. Christina is admitted to practice law in both New Zealand and China.

Simon Papa


Simon’s firm Cygnus Law supports Collinson Crowdfunding to provide compliant crowdfunding services. Simon has over 10 years’ experience as a lawyer specialising in commercial and financial markets law. Simon has worked in Auckland and London and previously worked for the Financial Markets Authority as a senior solicitor.

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