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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.
Lumos Diagnostics raises AU$25m in oversubscribed pre-IPO capital raise

Lumos Diagnostics raises AU$25m in oversubscribed pre-IPO capital raise

The unique ability of the FebriDx test to identify patients as viral or bacterial within 10 minutes helps guide clinical decision making – whether that is isolation for those identified as having a virus, antibiotic prescriptions for bacterial infections, or simply reassurance that an infection is not present.

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.

GO1.com raises over $30 million in Series B round led by Microsoft’s venture fund...

GO1.com, the world’s largest onboarding, compliance and professional development platform, has raised more than $30 million in a Series B funding round led by M12, Microsoft’s venture fund.

Microlearning platform EdApp completes $4.25M follow on raise from SafetyCulture

EdApp is best known for its on-demand microlearning platform which offers companies across all industries, including retail, mining, FMCG and infrastructure, a more effective way to onboard, motivate and train employees.
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.

MoneyMe’s latest $30 million capital raise shows that investors are growing much more confident...

Consumer fintech start-up MoneyMe has raised $30 million after just two years in operation, signaling increasing confidence by investors in fintech

Edtech startup Maths Pathway raises $2.1 million funding to change how your kids are...

Melbourne-based education services start-up Maths Pathway has closed a $AU2.1 million seed investment round, led by Social Ventures Australia (SVA). The $1 million investment from SVA is the organisation’s first equity investment from its $15 million SVA Diversified Impact Fund, which reached final close earlier this year.

This communications and content company lands $2m funding round to bring first-of-its-kind Virtual Reality...

Curiious, the communication, technology and content company, has announced it has closed a $2 million funding round from a core group of...

FlexCareers raises $1.8 million to accelerate its HR technology platform roll-out

FlexCareers, Australia and New Zealand’s leading platform for flexible jobs, return to work and future of work services has completed an oversubscribed convertible bond issue, raising $1.8 million to accelerate the roll out of its end-to-end HR technology platform.
Richard Rundle, CEO of Airlock Digital

Airlock Digital to use $1.3 million AustCyber funding to address work-from-home cybersecurity risks

Australian cybersecurity pioneer Airlock Digital is using combined funding of $1.3 million through AustCyber to put application whitelisting within easy reach of small and medium enterprises and government organisations

This industrial IoT company in Brisbane that makes the ‘Fitbit for machines’ has secured...

Known as Industry 4.0, the Predictive Maintenance market is expected to be a USD $5bn industry by 2021. With its disruptive FitMachine technology and uniquely customer-focused business model, MOVUS is poised to rapidly capture share in this growing market.

KPMG: VC investment in Aussie startups hit a record high of US$899 million in...

Venture capital (VC) invested in Australia hit a record US$899 mil in 2018, up from US$659.9 mil in 2017, according to Venture Pulse Q4 2018, the quarterly global VC trends report published by KPMG.

This international business solution provider has reeled in AUD$254 million for global growth, with...

Signavio, a leading provider of business transformation solutions, today announced a $177 million investment to fuel continued international expansion and further investment in...
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.
Siobhan Savage; CEO Reejig

Artificial Intelligence (AI) startup Reejig raises $2.2 million to transform HR

Reejig, an AI company that uses big data, deep learning and audited AI to help companies find, recruit and move talent today announced it has completed its first capital raise of A$2.2 million.
Australian agtech DIT technologies equity crowdfunding raises $267,000 in 1st week

Australian agtech, DIT technologies’ equity crowdfunding raises $267,000 in first week

The agtech company, which has seen revenue grow from $232,000 to $3.59 million in 2 years, has embarked on this equity crowdfunding campaign with ambitions to continue innovating solutions for food producers.

Tank Stream celebrates ‘Shark Tank’ success and launches ‘Shark Edition’ of seed money

The panelists also included Edwina Sharrock, Birth Beat founder and Tank Stream Labs & Slingshot HCF Catalyst Program Alumni who will be featuring on the final episode of Shark Tank and James Willis, owner & founder of The Mason Baker, who appeared live in Shark Tank and received investment from Andrew Banks and Naomi Simson.

Why venture debt funding could save Aussie founders a motser and let them keep...

There’s no end to the long line of early stage startups looking for cash to grow. After burning through first round FFF (friends, families...

DC Power Co raises $1.6m in round two of its fight against the big...

DC Power Co plans to unlock the collective power of Australia’s two million solar households to create a large-scale competitor to the big energy companies’ coal fired power plants.

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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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