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Friday, July 1, 2016

Funding & Finance

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

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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

Market leader in the online equipment rental space, has attracted Seven Group Holdings to acquire a 25 per cent stake for over $2 million

Aussie invention, Stormseal – super seals buildings & roofs damaged by storms or open during construction – will aid extreme weather victims, insurers, builders

Firstmac, Australia’s largest non-bank mortgage lender, has continued to narrow the funding gap with the major banks, recently raising $500 million capital

Australian fintech Waddle has a first-of-its-kind invoice financing product offers businesses a revolving line of credit based on their unpaid Xero invoices

One10, Australia’s national social enterprise accelerator, has accepted its first Sydney-based participant, a charity giving platform called Promise Or Pay

Blockchain entrepreneur and Digital X founder Zhenya Tsvetnenko and international fintech investor Neal Cross invested $500,000 seed funding in Future Penny

Fairfax Media’s Domain Group has invested $15 million in Oneflare, Australia’s fastest growing online marketplace connecting consumers with home services

New research by Harvard private equity and venture capital guru Josh Lerner, commissioned by Blue Sky, shows Australia’s VC market is far from saturated

The recent federal budget doesn’t go far enough to turn Australia's ideas boom into an implementation boom according to business author Jenny Vandyke

The Turnbull Government has announced $280,000 to bring one of the world’s top start-up accelerators, MassChallenge, to Australia to help local start-up

QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) has revealed its initiative to invest $500,000 in five to six seed-stage creative start-ups from around Australia

Uniseed, a VC fund working with four Go8 universities and CSIRO, recently led a $4 million investment in probiotic drink company PERKii with $1 million




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