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Friday, July 29, 2016

Funding & Finance

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

Jacopo Dondi recently launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund its first line of 24-hour watches. With everyone so busy trying to stay busy these days, a 24-hour watch makes you stop and think about how you’re using your time.

Two emerging Australian startups will have the opportunity to pitch at one of the world’s largest venture capital events after taking home the top two spots in the OTEC APAC 2016 Phoenix Pitch Competition.

A simple financial solution that allows users to manage their finances, including loans, repayments, budgeting and valuations, is engineered with live feeds from the ASX, Redbook, Yodlee and RP Data, all via a secure online portal.

The wholesale trade, retail and construction industries are turning to non-bank business lenders when seeking funding, according to a survey conducted by loan matching app

Venture capital is the lifeblood of many start-ups but this game is as unpredictable as it gets. According to former entrepreneur turned VC, Jeff...

Following the success of its first fund, rampersand is looking to raise another $50m to provide early growth stage funding for Australian tech businesses.

• Disrupter delivery business rushed by investors • People Post says fragmented courier industry ripe for the picking • Greenwich Capital Partners secures $1.25 million for the parcel distribution of the future

When you started your business, you probably had certain ideas about how things were going to play out. The goal was a humming, streamlined...

Okay, tell me if this sounds familiar? You’re a small business operator, or maybe the CFO of a small company. It’s your job to stay on...

Most small business owners get caught up in the minutiae of a business. They become trapped like a hamster in a wheel, spinning, spinning, spinning,...

Australian peer-to-peer business lending platform ThinCats Australia has been boosted by a commitment of $30 million in funding for loans to small business

2 y.o North Queensland tech start-up JESI is the first recipient of funding from the Queensland Government’s Advanced Queensland initiative, receiving $500k

followit, Australia’s first real estate dedicated social media platform that supplies live property information via a friendly, ‘Instagram-like’ feed, to any smart phone, device...

How do you get funded? How do you increase your chances of securing a significant investment? What does accessing "smart capital" have to do with all this?

Marketplacer, one of Australia’s fastest growing technology companies, recently successfully raised an additional AUD$11 million from private investors to enable it to accelerate global...

Australian social enterprise accelerator One10, dedicated to commercialising purpose driven business, has opened in Sydney after starting in Melburne

LeafCann, situated in beautiful country Victoria, will strive to be the first triple P (people, planet, profit), medicinal cannabis cultivator in Australia. The Federal and...

Food and beverage start-up Ordermentum has assembled an enviable list of star investors, entrepreneurs and corporate heavyweights for its $2.5m Series A

Peer-to-peer business lending platform for SMBs, ThinCats Australia, is offering hope to those who did not make the cut on the Ten Network's Shark Tank

Clarity Pharmaceuticals, one of Australia’s few, clinical-stage biotech startups has recently raised $2 million to progress its world first cancer therapy




Recorded guerrilla-style in the basement of York Butter Factory, the linked video course is a rollicking, authoritative lesson (with some colourful language, mind you) from someone who has been through it all. In this Cheat Sheet, we cover three hot tips from the lesson, with a focus on helping business owners grow and increase profitability: Why entrepreneurs need to think about “the end," why cash flow is king – no matter what you’ve heard, and why you need to have a vision for success.



A study by smartphone maker, OPPO has found that a quarter of Aussie professionals are regularly communicating using Emojis in the workplace, and it’s having a positive impact on their relationships.