Online community investment site Angel List has this week launched a $25 million fund to “bet” on leading investors, and companies they select.
Entrepreneur Helen Mitchell is getting ready for the “world’s biggest commute”, splitting her time evenly between her startup’s office in the Gold Coast and its new one in Texas.
Most of the startups midway through the Muru-d program pitched to a room of investors at the Telstra-backed accelerator’s first investor day.
Fifteen early-stage startups manned by students from four universities will pitch at the National Demo Day for the INCUBATE program during a Google for Entrepreneurs event today.
The freezing of the federal government-backed venture capital grants has been met with widespread concern in the startup and ICT community.
Last month, Piper Alderman hosted angel investment group SA Angels for a special invitation only event featuring Stefan Kuentz of Swisscom Ventures and Shane Cheek from Acumen Ventures.
Global venture capital financing totals in the first quarter of 2014 have reached levels not seen since 2008, according to alternative assets data analysis group Preqin.
Australia needs to reform the venture capital system to enable more companies to access local private equity, according to a submission by capital peak body Australian Venture Capital Association Limited (AVCAL).
Yet another well-meaning government initiative is going to have negative side effects for the Aussie startup and venture capital community. I want to make sure the right people in the government know about it.
Venture capitalist Mark Carnegie will host a second live pitching event for 10 startups and a host of investors in early May in a bid to connect local startup talent to the capital they need to stay in the country.
Blackbird Ventures has finished raising its first $25 million, which it will use to back early stage technology start-ups with up to $500,000 each.
The head of the Abbott government’s financial system inquiry, David Murray, has called for a more dynamic venture capital market.
The World Cup Tech Challenge is seeking 30 startups from around the world to pitch to hundreds of venture capital investors and product experts at their Silicon Valley conference in May.
Dextr, an Australian startup offering an alphabetically-ordered keyboard for mobile phone, has been accepted from over 1400 applications to join an accelerator program in Brazil.
Mark White’s Tasty Tadpole game took two years to build as he crammed in the coding around a full-time job in advertising.
An accelerator with $1 million to invest in 10 financial tech start-ups has been launched in Sydney this week by Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
The start-up founders who graduated last night from Queensland’s ilab technology incubator Germinate program have had an intense three months of planning and pivots.
Seven founders will pitch their start-ups tonight at the demo event of Newcastle accelerator program Slingshot.
MP High Tech Solutions, a start-up developing thermal imaging sensors for smart buildings and electronics, was celebrated as the most promising start-up at an angel investors’ dinner run by incubator Innovation Bay last night.
Silicon Lakes, a Gold Coast incubator and co-working space has announced a trip to Silicon Valley with several local start-ups set to launch in the coming months.