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Funding & Finance

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

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...

New round led by Time Warner Investments backs 8i’s mission to enable the evolution of media and give people the best way to connect and express themselves with holograms

Travelshoot announces an investment of $500,000 from these Queensland based investors to help scale its business and maximise global opportunities with its travel partners, including ­Flight Centre Travel Group, Helloworld and RACQ.

Stocard, the world’s leading mobile loyalty wallet, announced its latest financing round from Silicon Valley-based Rocketship.vc. Stocard will use the capital from the raise to expand in new markets including Australia

The City of Sydney has awarded not-for-profit organisation Generation Entrepreneur a $10,000 grant to deliver a series of four workshops to support up to 800 high school students in pursuing their own ventures.

Audience Republic, an Australian-developed online platform that helps event organisers increase ticket sales, has closed a $525,000 seed investment round.

A VR archaeology startup, Lithodomos VR, has received $900,000 in seed funding. The company creates reconstructions of the ancient world in VR for the tourism, education and entertainment industries.

On Christmas Eve 2016 Deputy signed definitive documents for a US$25M Series-A investment from OpenView Venture Partners. The prior eight weeks had been intense and competitive. In the true sense, OpenView won the deal.

Australia’s Girl Geek Academy has announced a raise of $1.3 million to roll out its #SheHacks Victoria hackathon, a world first, all-female initiative bringing women together to support them in creating new technology businesses across the state.

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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...