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Real estate giant Ray White invests $3 million in Aussie proptech startup NurtureCloud

Australasia’s largest real estate agency, Ray White, has just invested $3m into Sydney-based proptech company NurtureCloud, to both improve its own network’s offering as well as being part of exploring international opportunities for the product.

Australia’s first ever crowdfunding exit of a startup sees investors double their money

Alternative assets crowdfunding platform VentureCrowd recently announced the first ever crowdfunding exit of a startup in Australia through an equity crowdfunding platform with the listing of transfer comparison site Jayride.com.

Australian deep web intelligence platform attracts $500k in seed funding round

ACT-based startup WorldStack has raised $500,000 in seed round investment from angel investors to meet the demands of the global market for a better way to source and analyse data across the entire internet, including the deep web and dark web.

Global VC bets on Australian quantum computing start-up Q-CTRL in US$15m Series A funding...

Since its founding in 2017, Q-CTRL has rapidly established itself as a global leader in the quantum computing space. In 2018 it was named as the only company outside of North America to be included in IBM's hand-picked network of startups working to advance the emerging quantum computing industry.
Jack Zhang, CEO Airwallex

Airwallex closes US$160 million Series D round – its biggest raise to date

Global fintech leader Airwallex has announced that it has closed its Series D fundraising round at US$160M, marking its biggest raise to date.

HR tech startup myInterview secures $AUD1.6 million second round of investment

myInterview, a leading video job interview platform developed in Australia and Israel, has successfully completed a second round capital raise of $AUD1.6million, through a consortium led by VC firm Entrée Capital, and former LinkedIn ANZ & SEA MD, Cliff Rosenberg.

This Melbourne-based startup has raised AU$15 million in Series A funding round led by...

Melbourne-based Elenium Automation recently announced it has raised AU$15million in Series A funding from high profile investors, spearheaded by Acorn Capital.

New HR tech platform Shortlyster raises $5M in seed round to shake up traditional...

Shortlyster, an intelligent hiring optimisation platform, that helps companies make better and more informed hiring decisions, has today announced it has successfully...
Robbie Cooke CEO of tyro payments, Stevan Premutico founder of me&u and Justin Hemmes CEO of Merivale

Justin Hemmes & Tyro lead $8 million Series B funding round for hospitality mobile...

me&u, Australia’s mobile ordering & payment app for cafes, restaurants and bars, recently announced an AUD$8 million Series B funding round, as it sets itself up to expand interstate and enhance the product suite.

OpenAgent has secured $6 million funding to help you find the right real estate...

Australian real estate agent comparison site OpenAgent.com.au has secured a $6 million funding round to help Australians find the right agent to sell their home.

Australian fintech Athena Home Loans raises a $25 million Series B funding round

Fintech start-up, Athena Home Loans, has closed a $25 million Series B raise, led by Square Peg Capital. Australia’s biggest venture capital investor and industry super fund, Hostplus, and Australian venture firm, AirTree – have also joined the round, taking the start-up’s total capital raised to date to $45 million.

Venture capital investment in Aussie startups has hit a new high of US$1.23 billion

Venture capital (VC) invested in Australian startups hit a record US$1.23 billion in the 2018/19 financial year, according to Venture Pulse Q2...
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Australian start-up DingGo targets national expansion following $500K investment

Australian start-up DingGo, creator of an online platform for smash repairs, has announced plans to leverage a half-a-million-dollar matched grant to expand across Australia and beyond.

Fintech start-up Credit Clear closes an oversubscribed $8.5 million Series A raise, IPO planned...

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.

Gaingels – the world-first investment vehicle for LGBT founders – invests in its first...

Nexba, Australia’s leading Naturally Sugar Free beverage brand, has become the first Australian company to be backed by the world-first, investment vehicle for LGBT founders, Gaingels.

Australian tech company Culture Amp raises US$82m (A$122m) to create a better world of...

The financing, which brings the total funds raised by the company to over USD$158million, will be used to accelerate Culture Amp’s global expansion and the development of innovative products and offerings that enable companies to build a better world of work.
Gill Findlay, CEO Vamp

Australian influencer and content platform Vamp raises $8.5 million funding round led by Investec,...

Vamp, an Australian startup that connects global brands with influential content creators, has secured $8.5 million in a funding round, led by Investec
Beam co-founders, Alan Jiang and Deb Gangopadhyay

Beam secures US$26 million in Series A funding for Asia Pacific expansion

Beam, Asia-Pacific’s leading micromobility operator, has announced that it has raised a Series A funding round of US$26 million.

HR tech startup Sourcr raises $310k from Sydney Angels to raise the bar in recruitment

Sourcr’s platform leverages AI, data and extensive networks to help companies hire right, hire fast and hire confidently and crucially, retains the human relationship element.

This cybersecurity startup has landed $6.5 million from two Aussie venture capital firms

Kasada, a leading cyber security vendor, this week announced a $6.5 million capital raising from the CSIRO-backed venture firm Main Sequence Ventures...

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We are all bombarded by emails every day. We bombard others with emails. It’s a congested superhighway of e-promises, lead magnets and chit chat out there. So how on Earth are your emails going to stand out? James Tuckerman is a man who knows a thing or ten about online marketing. In this cheat sheet, he shares seven steps to achieve two very clear goals: Opens and click throughs.

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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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