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The University of Queensland (UQ) has cemented its position as a leading launchpad for entrepreneurs and a magnet for major investors, with startups from its ilab programs attracting more than $57 million.
Ed App, the leading mobile-first technology company that facilitates more than 35,000 micro lessons daily, has announced it has raised $4 million from workplace solutions tech company, SafetyCulture.
Statistics show female entrepreneurs get awarded funding at a disproportionately smaller rate than their male peers, even though women who receive venture funding bring in 12% more revenue than male-owned tech companies and are likely to have greater success overall.
Social networking app Travello raises AUD$5 million to build the world’s largest online community...
Founded in 2015 by two footy mates from northern Queensland, Travello connects travellers from all corners of the globe, recommends experiences and allows users to browse and book more than 50,000 activities. The social networking app is currently used by more than 350,000 travellers in 180 countries. In July 2018 alone, Travello recorded 1.8M events on the Travello feed.
SEEK has had a long-term relationship with GO1.com – both as a customer and more recently inking an Australian-first partnership for the benefit of job seekers.
The company, which has been consistently doubling revenue each year, will use the new round of capital to support continued growth and expansion in the United States. Its impressive client list includes Facebook, Google, Unilever, Diageo, HP and Citibank.
The raise was led by Bell Potter, one of Australia’s largest full-service stockbrokers. The raise was focused on dramatically accelerating Credit Clears' technology and product functionality to scale its impact and to expand its disruptive payment technology in to the United States.
Bookwell, beauty and wellness booking platform, has received a $1.25 million investment led by Gabby and Hezi Leibovich, founders of Catch Group - one of Australia’s leading eCommerce organisations.
Snooper, the crowdsourcing platform disrupting how brands and retailers collect data recently announced a $1 million AUD investment led by Microequities Venture Capital Fund to further accelerate growth in Australia.
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Tech-focused legal start-up, LegalVision, has attracted a premier law firm, Gilbert + Tobin, as a strategic investment partner in its latest funding round
Mad Paws aka the "Airbnb for pets" and Australia’s largest & fastest growing marketplace for pet services has raised $1.1 million in an oversubscribed round
Australian start-up Market Engine has secured a multi‐million dollar investment by Royal Mail, the UK’s designated Universal Postal Service Provider
A few months ago, Steve Baxter, made a $70,000 investment in Those Girls, a beverage start-up, on Shark Tank. Here is what they have been up to since then
Melbourne based energy management tech start-up carbonTRACK has secured a further AUD$2 million valuing it at AUD$23 million, and plans to further expand
Over 400,000 small businesses in Australia are in need of cash flow finance and eBroker is looking to help them find unsecured business loans easier
Aussie online SMB lender, Prospa has secured a $60 million Series B round led by Carlyle Group, Ironbridge Capital, Entrée Capital & Airtree Ventures
Aussie fintech start-up, MoneyBrilliant recently announced that it is ramping up its financial services, with recent investment from AMP of $1.5 million