Melbourne-based start-up Kickfolio has revealed how it raised more than $1 million from US investors after being accepted into 500 Startups, changing its name to App.io in the process.
New Zealand start-up Vend has raised $6.6 million in its third round of funding, with a third of the funds coming from new Australian investors including the founders of MYOB and Seek.
Point-of-sale start-up Kounta is aiming to raise up to $1 million from investors, having already secured Reckon founder Greg Wilkinson as an investor and board member.
Online maths training start-up Mathspace continues to go from strength to strength after winning the inaugural Echelon Ignite: Australia event, just one week after snagging $20,000 from Blackbird Ventures in Silicon Valley.
While the increasing opportunities on offer for businesses seeking to expand into Asia isn’t news to most Australians, is Asia a savvy, cash-drenched rival to Silicon Valley?
Sydney-based start-up Tapestry is gearing up for a US launch after receiving a $400,000 federal government grant, adding to the $600,000 it raised last year, but is still talking to investors.
Mobile video start-up Incoming has highlighted the demand for mobile video content after securing $1.1 million from OneVentures, NICTA and the US-based Citrix Startup Accelerator.
Adelaide start-up Bluedot Innovation is looking to raise at least $450,000 from a mix of investors, after the head of the ANZ Innovyz START program said the enterprise had the potential to become a $1 billion company.
Cloud-based start-up Mathspace has secured $20,000 in funding after winning the best company category at the second Advance Innovation Summit in Silicon Valley.
Investment opportunities for Australian web and tech start-ups appear to be brightening with new research showing the Asia-Pacific region is leading the way for deals, as North American investors search for global opportunities.
eCommerce start-up BuyReply has raised $1 million from investors including Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures.
Melbourne-based social sports betting network Favourit has flagged the United Kingdom and Europe, rather than the United States, as its target expansion markets as it seeks to raise up to $5 million.
The founder and chief executive of Silicon Valley start-up Zuora has revealed how the company completed four rounds of funding totalling $82 million, and how the subscription economy is transforming business models.
A wine export start-up backed by Alchemy Equities has raised $400,000 as it prepares to open two stores in Singapore in the next few weeks, in a bid to meet the high demand in Asia.
The co-director of the Founder Institute in Sydney has partnered with two other serial entrepreneurs to launch the Sydney Seed Fund, offering tech start-ups up to $100,000 each.
Shoeboxed Australia founder Simon Foster says revenue-based financing (RBF) is an effective way to fund a business. Here’s how the software entrepreneur used it to raise $150,000.
Textbook rental start-up Zookal has staunchly defended itself from copyright infringement claims, after raising $1.2 million from US-based private equity firm Filtro Investments.
Sydney-based start-up Sofia Furniture has received $1 million in funding from the founder of an ASX 100-listed company, and is now preparing to open a showroom in the city in the coming weeks.
Melbourne-based start-up accelerator AngelCube has made several small changes to its program, including distancing itself from start-ups with sole founders, after opening applications for 2013.
Subscription marketplace AgendaSelects.com is hoping to grow its two-man team and secure 1,000 merchants in four years, as it seeks to raise up to $1 million from Australian investors.