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Funding & Finance

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

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.

Using an individual’s profile and their investment goals, the mathematical algorithms within Investfit optimise financial outcomes and identify the best investment strategies.

Andrey recognises the importance of investing in people, rather than just ideas. A highly experienced team with proven execution capabilities is the first thing he looks for when assessing an opportunity.

One of the most exciting things to happen to your startup is to receive a large investment. It is a big goal for most...

Touted as ‘Canva for enterprise,’ Outfit’s cloud technology digitises brand guidelines to automate and scale the production of marketing collateral, ensuring it is always on brand

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

The deal is the largest fintech venture capital investment in an Australian business. Prospa also announced it had passed $250 Million in total loans to small businesses in Australia.

Founded by Alfonso Ordonez, Sam Ethell and Gustavo Campos, the idea for Hobspot came about organically when Co-Founders Ordonez and Ethell met at an Oktoberfest event in 2014. Across a crowded room a ‘bromance’ was born...

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

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