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Funding & Finance

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

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

SME Credit Score helps SMEs get finance at the best possible rate by educating them on their credit score & connecting them with the most appropriate lender

Efic, Australia’s export finance agency, has launched the new Small Business Export Loan to help SME exporters access the finance easier and quicker

Wine start-up Vinomofo raised $25 million in financing from Blue Sky Venture Capital to bolster rapid domestic growth and support operations in new markets

Australian start-up, Meeco, has opened an office in Europe off the back of an A$3.2 million seed funding round from a syndicate of private investors

Lengthy repayment terms are a nightmare for small business owners . David Jackson, CEO of FundX, shares how to protect yourself against troublesome debtors

Environmentally conscious start-up, Cardect aims at $50,000 crowdfunding goal, partners with ChildFund to donate percentage of proceed to children’s charity

clapit, a global social media app founded in Sydney was launched with $2.57 million raised in seed funding back in late February this year

StartupAUS welcomed the Federal Government’s early-stage investor tax incentives introduced to Parliament in mid March, saying it's a huge win for start-ups

7 reasons why entrepreneurs should consider equity crowdfunding, which is like a a hybrid between venture capital and Kickstarter-style rewards crowdfunding

Optus has launched its new Future Makers program aimed at fostering digital innovation and bringing to life bold ideas that can change the social landscape

One10 has accepted healthtech start-up Health Delivered as the first participant in its Social Accelerator and made a undisclosed amount of seed funding

hipages, one of the top Australian platforms for finding and hiring home service providers, recently acquired StartLocal to expand its offering in Australia

Rimon has invested $100,000 in tech start-up Jayride as part of a larger capital raise and helped it raise over $500,000 in government incentives and grants

Sean Clark is the founder of Canada’s insanely successful online shoe retailer, Shoes.com. In five short years, Clark has propelled Shoes.com from a one-man start-up...

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So you’ve got a brilliant idea, or maybe you’ve even started building your nascent business, but you think it might help to bring on some extra money. You try to raise the money, but wherever you go it seems there are roadblocks and challenges, and it’s difficult to know where to start. To help tackle this tricky tropic, we interviewed Bryan Vadas. He’s the founder of iPledg (Australia’s leading crowdfunding platform for creative, commercial, charitable and community projects) and Capital Exchange Australia (an education and funding platform for startups).

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