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Some of Australia’s leading venture capital funds, angel groups and other industry stakeholders have come together in a very commendable move to make a...

Tax reforms aimed at attracting greater equity investment into businesses should be seen as standout priorities in the first phase of the government’s tax white paper process.

The Australian start-up scene has much to look forward to. Australian venture capital firm OneVentures has announced the first close on its Innovation and Growth...

Are you looking to invest in Australian stocks? If so, then this new study recently released by the Australian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association...

It might be a good thing if you are back at work bright and early this year, after all the partying. That’s because you...

If the latest quarterly report recently released by The Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association Ltd (AVCAL) is anything to go by, then...

Since 2000, the American nonprofit has helped 503 women-led companies raise more than $5.5 billion in equity financing, including 10 IPOs. Eight of the companies are listed on the Nasdaq, two on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, and 26% merged, acquired or were acquired. Of the companies, 82% are still in business, generating $4 billion in revenues and creating thousands of jobs.

Could Australian business be shooting themselves in the foot by ignoring real, and available, opportunities for growth?

Australia’s renewable energy record is hardly laudable. Only 1.7% of all electricity produced in the country comes from renewable sources. In consumption, the record is a lot better at 5.2%, but that is because of generous exports of non-renewable energy. Consequently, the bid to tap venture capital is a critical step toward accomplishing the goal of 20% share for renewable energy by the year 2020.

How great of a challenge do Australian entrepreneurs face in trying to set up their own businesses? You won't want to miss this special edition podcast, featuring eight (count 'em, eight!) influential investors and start-up specialists and their insights on promoting a healthy venture capital industry in Australia.

Like many industries, private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) activity have suffered heavily from the global financial crisis, after peaking in 2007. PE...

According to a new report, the Australian private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) industries generated attractive returns over a one, three and five year period, as of June 2010, in comparison to traditional stock indexes.

An investment consulting firm in Sydney and a national association of venture capitalists are joining forces to give members the research data they need to make investment decisions.

After months of speculation, Innovation Minister Senator Kim Carr today announced that the new CEO of Commercialisation Australian will be entrepreneur and venture capitalist, Doron Ben-Meir.

Australia is awash with private equity. So why is so little of it finding its way into the hands of entrepreneurial start-ups in the...

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