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Launched in 2015 and servicing more than 50 brands and over 1150 real estate offices, ActivePipe helps real estate agencies and brokers in identifying and converting potential buyers and sellers.

Australian crowdsourced courier, Go People, has raised a further $3million in its latest funding round as it looks to capitalise on the market’s thirst for online shopping and on-demand deliveries.

Led by Melanie Perkins, CEO and Co-founder, online design and publishing platform Canva is the latest startup unicorn from Australia, with a new valuation of US$1 billion after having raised a US$40 million round

Agtech startup, FluroSat, has raised AU$1.5 million to further develop its state-of-the-art remote sensing tech and predictive decision support for farmers, in its goal of using advanced agronomy to help Australian and US farmers grow more with fewer resources.

Dotterel Technologies, a New Zealand based startup that develops noise reduction and audio recording technology for drones, has announced that it has closed a funding round of AU$500k, led by a group of strategic investors.

Australian consumer lending fintech, MoneyMe, has finalised an AU$120 million asset-backed wholesale securitization facility led by $100 million from global investment manager, Fortress Investment Group

Australia’s leading mentoring software platform Mentorloop has announced they have closed a $725,000 oversubscribed seed round from Blackbird Ventures, Rampersand and Tempus Partners, bringing their total funds raised to $1 million.

Sydney-based fintech startup Douugh, who is taking an artificial intelligence (AI) first approach to banking through Sophie (a personal money assistant), has announced an ‘Open Banking’ partnership with Choice Financial in the USA.

Founded in 2016, Finch is a fintech startup with a vision to reimagine the consumer finance experience. Its first product, “a financial app for your social life” combines social payments and spending insights

Payments platform Verrency has announced a $US15 million Series A funding round as it continues to expand internationally. The growth-stage fintech provides payments innovation-as-a-service

Founded by AFL player-turned-businessman Joel Smith with Leith Donaldson and Michael Artup, Gavl was launched with a $300,000 bootstrap from Joel and his father-in-law. This was followed by a $2.5 million investment in June 2016 by Harris Capital

Spacer, Australia’s leading marketplace for storage solutions, has announced a successful $2.7M Series A funding round, alongside acquiring Parkhound, Australia’s number one marketplace for parking in Australia.

Backed by big corporate names such as the Simonds Family and RMY Corp, the fintech will work directly with education providers to track student progression and funding needs as they complete their studies.

Point Zero has secured up to AU$100,000 of funding from Advance Queensland, as part of the Hot DesQ programme and opens its Brisbane branch, based in the Firestation 101 – Ipswich Innovation Hub, this week.

ActivePipe, a Melbourne based automated communications platform for real estate has announced a successful $1.8m pre-Series A funding round to accelerate current Australian growth and secure international distribution.

Through its purpose-built mobile app and a personalised prepaid Visa card, Spriggy gives kids as young as eight the independence and responsibility to learn real-world money skills in an online era.

Prospa has just added to their funding round by securing a $20 million line from Silicon Valley based Partners For Growth reflecting a wider trend of fast-growth...

Brauz, a personalised retail app making waves in the industry, has announced an additional $1 million in funding from investors, as well as the rapid growth of its local team after just four months since its launch in the App Store.

The Series B investment will enable Expert360 to carve out a bigger slice of the $600B global consulting industry by offering a host of new features and functionality for both clients and consultants, as well as continued international expansion.

The fast growing fintech is helping enterprises tackle the annual $700 million cost of payment fraud in Australia with recent client wins including ASX200 businesses, councils, schools, SMEs and not-for-profits.




Liz Wald is Vice President of International for She has been terrifically successful raising funds through the crowd model.  One of her successes...