News & Analysis
With a day to go until its offer closes, digital-only bank Xinja has raised $2 million through equity crowdfunding platform Equitise.
Local artificial intelligence-focused startup Daisee has announced the raising of $8.8 million in a Series A round led by Alium Capital.
Though the growth of corporates opening their own innovation labs and/or flocking to platforms like Coventured to more easily connect with startups often makes it seem that more and more organisations are getting wise to the threat of disruption, a report has found almost 50 percent of Australian businesses believe either their industry or products […]
Adelaide’s Myriota has raised a US$15 million eries A round led Blue Sky VC and the CSIRO’s Main Sequence Ventures, with participation from Boeing HorizonX.
Three years in the making, Judo Capital is launching into the market today with a focus on building real relationships with its SME customers.
Sydney human resources startup Employment Hero has raised $8 million in a Series B round co-led by Seek and OneVentures, with participation from existing backers AirTree Ventures and AMP.
Hobart video startup Biteable, which allows users to create simple marketing videos online, has raised $2.8 million in a Series A round led by existing backer Tank Stream Ventures and Microequities Venture Capital Fund.
LaunchVic has opened applications for its next funding round, focused on improving access and participation in the startup community for Indigenous Australians.
The Australian National University (ANU) has become the latest local university to open a space for students to work on entrepreneurial projects, this week launching coworking hub Square One at its Canberra campus.
Australian company Ansarada, whose platform providers virtual data rooms for deal makers, has raised a $24 million Series A round led by Ellerston Capital.
Hostplus Super, an industry super fund for the hospitality sector, has invested $27.5 million into Oxford Nanopore Technologies, joining investors including Singapore’s and China Construction Bank International in the £100M ($182 million) round.
On-road trials of autonomous vehicles will run on motorways including the Lane Cove Tunnel, the Sydney Harbour Bridge, the M5, and the Eastern Distributor.
Australia’s BlueChilli has partnered with Singapore-founded venture capital firm Hatcher+ in a deal that will see US$125 million ($162 million) invested in up to 240 startups identified by BlueChilli over the next three years.
Ecommerce company Catch Group continues to push ahead with its geographic and product expansion, today launching its Catch of the Day platform in New Zealand.
Victorian startup Landchecker, which helps prospective buyers access detailed data around a property’s zoning and related information, has raised $1.85 million in funding, with new strategic partner RACV the largest backer in the round.