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The future of local workforce optimisation, farm connectivity, prevention of work stress, and personal loan financing, are some of the ideas being developed in muru-D’s new SYD6 cohort.
Global investment in financial technology (fintech) ventures more than doubled in 2018, to US$55.3 billion, led by a surge in funding in China and strong gains in several other markets as investors placed larger bets in more mature startups, according to Accenture
Australian technology start-up Pendula will extend its operations to the US and UK and more than double in size in 2019, following a $3.5 million capital raise to expand the business and escalate its go-to-market strategy.
Nexba, Australia’s leading Naturally Sugar Free beverage brand, has become the first Australian company to be backed by the world-first, investment vehicle for LGBT founders, Gaingels.
ACT-based startup WorldStack has raised $500,000 in seed round investment from angel investors to meet the demands of the global market for a better way to source and analyse data across the entire internet, including the deep web and dark web.
Sendle, Australia’s only 100% carbon neutral and top rated courier service has raised AU$20 million in a Series B funding round to accelerate growth, double down on its challenge against Post, and begin exploration into international markets.
Humanforce, a Sydney based global provider of workforce management solutions, has announced it has secured A$22.5M in growth equity investment from Accel-KKR, a leading Silicon Valley technology-focused investment firm.
Venture capital (VC) invested in Australia hit a record US$899 mil in 2018, up from US$659.9 mil in 2017, according to Venture Pulse Q4 2018, the quarterly global VC trends report published by KPMG.
Alternative lender and new Australian financial technology company, Lumi, has completed a $31.5 million series A capital raise as it launches to take on the...
StartCon, in partnership with Australian venture capital firm Right Click Capital, have named the winner of the StartCon Pitch for $1 Million competition, with...
HubSpot, a leading growth platform, announced today the launch of HubSpot Ventures, a $30 million fund that aims to bolster and expand the impact of startups focused not just on growing bigger, but on growing better.
Queensland-founded tech company RedEye recently raised $10.4 million in Series B funding from a cohort of private and public investors, led by Energy Innovation Capital (USA) with a second round from the Business Development Fund (Australia).
Sydney-based startup Get has completed its latest funding round, raising $3.4 million. Previously known as Qnect, the online platform facilitates payments for university clubs and societies, with large amounts of users in Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong.
Sydney-based workforce management software solution, Deputy, has closed a AUD $111 million ($81m USD) Series B funding round to accelerate growth, transform the future of hourly-paid work through new, innovative products and build Australia’s finest product and engineering team. The funding is Australia’s largest Series B secured to date.
Fintech start-up, Athena Home Loans, has closed a $25 million Series B raise, led by Square Peg Capital. Australia’s biggest venture capital investor and industry super fund, Hostplus, and Australian venture firm, AirTree – have also joined the round, taking the start-up’s total capital raised to date to $45 million.
Leading US venture capital firm Greycroft has co-led an AUD $5 million funding round in cloud based Australian HR-technology business Enboarder with Australian VC Our Innovation Fund.
NSW startups have one week left to register interest in pitching for $1 million investment from leading Australian venture capital firm Right Click Capital at StartCon 2018
The University of Queensland (UQ) has cemented its position as a leading launchpad for entrepreneurs and a magnet for major investors, with startups from its ilab programs attracting more than $57 million.
Melbourne-based education services start-up Maths Pathway has closed a $AU2.1 million seed investment round, led by Social Ventures Australia (SVA). The $1 million investment from SVA is the organisation’s first equity investment from its $15 million SVA Diversified Impact Fund, which reached final close earlier this year.
Hospitality entrepreneur raises $1 million to launch Australia’s first online premium cocktail subscription service
Cam Northway, one of Australia’s most experienced and knowledgeable beverage experts, is launching a new tech startup, Cocktail Porter, the quenching solution that discerning fans of premium drinks have been waiting for.