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Funding & Finance

Funding & Finance
News, opinions and advice on capital raising and finance strategy.

Lending Express has officially launched in Australia as a one-stop-shop to compare multiple loan offers. Lending Express uses a unique algorithm to match small businesses with the best lender for their situation.

MadeComfy, Australia’s first performance driven short-term rental partner, have announced five (5) high profile investors joining the advisory board, propelling its plans for national expansion.

Australia’s venture capital (VC) sector has soared ahead in recent years but remains a fraction of what is needed to fuel innovation and create the next wave of start-up firms.

Getting venture capital and increasing the amount of investment for your startup is actually quite challenging at every stage. This needs a great pitch deck — pitch decks that are created well are one of the best ways to convey your story

At the conclusion of this round, investment to date in the pre-Series-A digital marketing technology start-up has reached $3.9m and the consulting arm of Sinorbis has recently signed a number of high profile clients

INAMO recently unveiled the CURL, a waterproof wearable than you can attach to a watch, fitness band or keyring and use to make contactless payments on the go.

The partnership is the result of Axiata Digital’s lead investment in Unlockd’s Series B round and will accelerate the company’s entry into Asia by leveraging Axiata’s carrier list, which has presence across ten countries

Practice Ignition, a software platform for accountants, has raised series A funding of AU$5 million from some of Australia’s leading venture capital funds and individual investors.

Attracting big name investor is no easy feat. Airwallex share their advice and learnings when it comes to crafting the perfect Series A pitch.

Being an early stage investor has become something of a status symbol in recent years, thanks to a growing number of celebrity ‘angels’.

CropLogic, a Christchurch-based precision agricultural company, is pleased to announce that it has successfully closed its $2 million pre-IPO capital raising oversubscribed in preparation for the Company’s anticipated listing on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).

Originally seeking $3 million, the funding round was oversubscribed and attracted a total offering of $5 million from interested investors. The Series A was run by one of Shippit’s advisors, Howard Leibman of Equity Venture Partners, who also ran Deputy’s US$25M raise earlier this year.

Led by Graham Tuckwell, Founder of ETF Securities, and Alium Capital an Australian growth focused fund, the latest capital raise will help strengthen Stockspot’s position as the country’s leading digital investment service.

Our goal is to continue to hone the technology so it’s even more responsive to customers’ preferences, while allowing scope for the occasional wine adventure and discovering something they wouldn’t normally try.

The investment was made possible by the Pacific Investment Readiness Pilot, a partnership between TDi and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), which helps create investable opportunities for impact investors.

Rent360, Australia’s first online marketplace for property investors and property managers, was created by serial entrepreneur Jared Keen. This is Keen’s second startup

Follow[the]Seed announced today its investment in Haystack - An Aussie-Israeli Team who disrupted the traditional business cards industry and created a smart and stylish digital business card with a seamless experience that is replacing the use of paper cards.

The cash injection will be used to rapidly expand MyDeal’s customer base and brand footprint across the Australian consumer market. This marks a shift away from the bootstrapped cashflow model the business has previously been operating within.

This additional capital will turbocharge our growth, drive more mainstream brand awareness and provide a platform for more innovation and disruption.

1Scope founder and CEO, Christina Chun, says 1Scope is free for students to access and has the support of numerous leading Australian corporates as well as some of the country’s leading universities, high schools and education providers.

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