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Prospa, a leading Australian online lender to small business, is pleased to announce its pro-forma results for H1 FY19. The total loan originations for...
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...
It’s a surprise that The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science’s FY18 Early Stage Venture Capital Limited Partnerships (ESVCLP) report has shown a decline in growth rates of new investments made by venture capital funds across Australia.
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.
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.
Leading dining rewards and payment app Liven has begun selling its new cryptocurrency LivenCoin (LVN) to the public, a key milestone in the company’s mission to transform the dining experience with world-class technology.
The future of local workforce optimisation, farm connectivity, prevention of work stress, and personal loan financing, are some of the ideas being developed in muru-D’s new SYD6 cohort.
Global investment in financial technology (fintech) ventures more than doubled in 2018, to US$55.3 billion, led by a surge in funding in China and strong gains in several other markets as investors placed larger bets in more mature startups, according to Accenture
Australian technology start-up Pendula will extend its operations to the US and UK and more than double in size in 2019, following a $3.5 million capital raise to expand the business and escalate its go-to-market strategy.
During the December Quarter 2018 Australian Startups and young tech companies received $1.066B in funding. The December quarter was strong in general with a small reduction in funding from the September Q 2018
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.
Australia’s only women-friendly rideshare Shebah announces equity crowdfunding bid to raise up to $3...
Australia’s only women-friendly ridesharing platform Shebah has turned to equity crowdfunding to raise the working capital required to fund the next phase of growth ahead of its launch into New Zealand in 2019.
Success breeds success, or so they say. ‘They’ probably weren’t running a successful business while trying to capital-raise for a second one at the same time.
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.
Sendle, Australia’s only 100% carbon neutral and top rated courier service has raised AU$20 million in a Series B funding round to accelerate growth, double down on its challenge against Post, and begin exploration into international markets.
Humanforce, a Sydney based global provider of workforce management solutions, has announced it has secured A$22.5M in growth equity investment from Accel-KKR, a leading Silicon Valley technology-focused investment firm.
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.
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...
StartCon, in partnership with Australian venture capital firm Right Click Capital, have named the winner of the StartCon Pitch for $1 Million competition, with...
Disruptive consumer fintech Douugh, announced the launch of it’s capital raise on leading market platform Equitise, looking to raise up to $5 million in funding.