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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.
What next after raising funding? Here’s why startups should spend their investment building their...
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.
Workforce management solution provider, Deputy recently announced it has received US$25M in Series A financing from OpenView. This funding marks the company’s first from an institutional investor in its eight year history
Australia has about 1.2 million SMEs that are employers. They represent 70 per cent of private-sector employment. There is plenty of demand for finance for SMEs.
Lighthouse.io, an Australian startup aimed at modernising the way cleaning and security services are delivered, has closed $1.25 million in funding
Jobs for NSW is backing fintech start-up accelerator H2 Ventures, with a loan guarantee of $2 million to enable the company to access a $4 million loan by Investec Australia Limited.
Just as disruptive start-ups are rethinking almost every industry out there, alternative lenders are assessing risk in an innovative way, using big data in real time to enable more businesses to get the capital they need for growth.
Did you attain your financial goals, and ready yourself for the New Year? If not, incorporating a business goal into a resolution is a great way to maintain good financial health.