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Funding & Finance

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

Building a strong media profile by gaining coverage in a variety of media is one of the best ways to gain visibility for your start-up and attract funding

Smart local shopping app, Booodl recently secured a $2.85 million strategic investment round led by Scentre Group, to make shopping easier than ever

Tech start-up PlanDo, a new career management platform which encourages individuals to ‘self-direct’ their careers, has secured an investment of $916,000

Blue Sky is launching a new $200 million VC fund targeted at institutional investors to invest in later-stage deals in Australia and overseas

Global social entrepreneur, Geoff Gourley, recently launched One10, a new national incubator and accelerator for social enterprise, HQ in Melbourne

Tyro, Australia’s independent and fastest growing EFTPOS provider, recently raised $100 million from several big investors from both the US and Australia

Led by top US venture capital firm, 500 Startups Aussie born peer-to-peer international shopping service, ShopandBox, has raised AUD$1 million in funding

Israeli-founded Perfecto Mobile, following a $49 m Series E round, has chosen Australia as one of its first international markets for its next global growth

SMEs put up with abysmal service levels from their banks, despite the fact almost half are dissatisfied with them. So it's creative fintechs to the rescue!

Radio and TV personality Jules Lund recently launched a new social media influence app, TRIBE backed by $750,000 seed funding from big name investors

Takeaway just got a tech makeover with the Aussie launch of Deliveroo, the UK start-up changing how we think about takeaway, powered by a A$140m Series D

Logistics disruptor Premonition is the first to be funded by new seed capital fund Rimon Investments backed by investors in Australia, South Africa & Israel

LawPath ‘the Xero of legal’ has raised $1.3 million from investors who have previously spotted hot Aussie tech start-ups Canva, Temple & Webster, Ansarada.

Wellington virtual reality start-up 8i secured NZ$20 million from Samsung Ventures, Ashton Kutcher (through his fund Sound Ventures) and many more big names

VentureCrowd announced the completion of its latest equity-based crowdfunding round, for nearly $1 million, in safety software start-up CriticalArc.

There are a number of common myths surrounding small business loans in Australia which Capify Australia's John de Bree has identified and busted.

With crowdfunding continuing to trend & investors choosing to back a huge variety of projects ChoiceLoans.co.uk looks into who these investors are.

Higher levels of fundraising & investment activity usnderscored a positive year for the Aussie private equity (PE) & venture capital (VC) industry in FY2015

Innovative and disruptive cashless transaction start-up, Clipp, is exceeding expectations since securing $4.69 million from Mobile Embrace in June this year

Tech-focused legal start-up, LegalVision, has attracted a premier law firm, Gilbert + Tobin, as a strategic investment partner in its latest funding round

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