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New start-up taking small business lending to the next level raises $8m in seed...

Sail has developed a unique algorithm that harnesses big data in real-time to offer fully customised lending decisions. In a matter of minutes, business owners can apply and receive a loan offer that is tailored to meet their needs.

Artificial Intelligence startup Daitum wins StartCon’s Pitch for $1 Million competition

StartCon, in partnership with Australian venture capital firm Right Click Capital, have named the winner of the StartCon Pitch for $1 Million competition, with...

This Aussie-founded investment tech platform has pulled in $11 million from US investors to...

Investment technology platform Jacobi Inc. has announced it has raised $11m AUD from prominent US investors.  The capital raised...
Tim Bray, Ecocentric

Aussie smart energy tech startup raises $3.2 million in crowdfunding rush for device that...

Ecocentric’s funding to date includes $3.2 million raised from equity investors with the support of Merchant Corporate Advisory.. Equity crowdfunding legislation was introduced in January 2018. Previously, everyday investors didn’t have access to these types of investments.
Robotic Process Automation leader UiPath raises $225 Million Series E funding

Robotic Process Automation leader UiPath raises $225 million Series E funding round

UiPath’s leading-edge, mission critical product combines scalable software with an intuitive user interface enabling companies globally to accelerate their digital transformation efforts.

Fintech start-up QPay secures $1 million worth of funding from Angels and Sharks

Student marketplace and payments app, QPay, has secured a $1 million cash injection after funding from the Sydney Angels Sidecar Fund 2 was supplemented by a $380,000 combined investment by Steve Baxter and Naomi Simpson in exchange for 8.4 per cent of the firm’s equity during the recent episode of Shark Tank.

New HR tech startup Shortlyster raises $5m seed round to shake up traditional hiring

Shortlyster, an intelligent hiring optimisation platform, that helps companies make better and more informed hiring decisions, has announced it has successfully completed a AUD $5 million capital raise.

Telstra-backed AI startup Near raises US$100M to fuel expansion and roll out new platform...

Near, the platform that uses AI to make real-world data actionable, today announced that it has raised USD$100M (AUD$143M) in a Series D funding round.
Ahmed Haider CEO Zookal 2 (3)

Ed-tech startup Zookal raises $15 million to accelerate its growth in South East Asia

Zookal, the global student support platform that provides a variety of services and products such as textbooks to help make student university life easy has raised AUD$15 million in equity funding in an oversubscribed round to accelerate the company's growth in South East Asia.
Vistaprint dives deeper into design, joining forces with 99designs

Vistaprint dives deeper into design, joining forces with the creative platform, 99designs

The combination of 99designs’ large network of talented freelance designers and Vistaprint’s more than 20 million customers will create a global platform which will make it easy for small businesses to access both professional design services and great marketing products in one place.

Autonomous drone startup Emesent raises $3.5 million to unlock safer, more productive future for underground mines

Emesent, a drone autonomy spin-out from CSIRO's Data61, the technology arm of Australia's national science agency, has raised $3.5 million in venture capital to commercialise its first product, Hovermap

Alternative lending startup Lumi secures $8 million in funding to expand operations

Australian financial technology company and alternative lender, Lumi, has announced it has completed an $8 million capital raise in a bid to turbocharge business...

Medicinal cannabis startup Greenfield MC Global launches equity crowdfunding round

Greenfield MC Global recently launched its equity crowd-sourced funding (CSF). After the success of Series A and B investment, the next round is suited to the overwhelming number of smaller investors who expressed interest in participating in the rapidly growing medicinal cannabis industry.
MerchantSpring founders

Investible invests in seed funding round for e-commerce marketplace manager MerchantSpring

MerchantSpring’s self-service SaaS platform Marketplace Manager gives sellers a single view of all of their marketplace stores, making it easier for businesses of all sizes to optimise their product listings, improve SEO performance and increase sales across multiple countries and platforms.

Melbourne retail tech startup success Brauz has secured additional $1 million funding

Brauz, a personalised retail app making waves in the industry, has announced an additional $1 million in funding from investors, as well as the rapid growth of its local team after just four months since its launch in the App Store.

Fintech startup Lumi raises $31.5 million Series A to transform small business lending

Alternative lender and new Australian financial technology company, Lumi, has completed a $31.5 million series A capital raise as it launches to take on the...

People management platform Employment Hero has secured AUD$22 million in Series C funding

Cloud-powered people management platform Employment Hero yesterday announced it had secured AU$22 million in Series C funding, in a round led by...
Spoke Phone co-founders Jason Kerr and Kieron Lawson

Spoke Phone raises $6.7 million Series A funding round to kill the desk phone

Mobile voice company Spoke Phone announced it has raised $6.7 million in Series A funding, in a capital raising round led by Australian venture capital firm, Marbruck Investments, with support from New Zealand-based Icehouse Ventures and Sir Stephen Tindall’s K1W1 fund.
Neuromersiv just received a million dollars in grant funding for VR neurorehabilitation

Neuromersiv, a MedTech startup developing a VR solution for neurorehabilitation just received $1 million...

“We plan to position ourselves as a world-leading, clinically validated VR based rehabilitation therapy solution”, Neuromersiv’s CEO, Anshul Dayal said.

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.

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New Zealand’s Xero eyes US IPO, further disruption as subscribers increase...

Xero recently held its annual meeting in Wellington, during which the company revealed some interesting details about its future. As has been widely suspected, the...

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