CSEF might not work the way many advocates say it could in Australia's current startup ecosystem.
Proposed changes to the Significant Investor Visa Program will allow Australian businesses to tap into a bigger pool of venture capital funding from July this year.
Australians do not shy away from taking risks and government support is not necessarily the best way forward for the future of venture capital, according to local startup investors.
A new tech accelerator has been launched in Perth by IT and telecommunications company Amcom, e-business association eGroup WA and Perth co-working space Spacecubed.
Building management platform Switch Automation has raised $1.25 million in seed funding that will be used to fund its growth in the United States.
Grocery delivery business HelloFresh has raised $161 million in fresh capital from its existing shareholders, Rocket Internet and Insight Venture Partners.
KPMG Australia has launched a new accelerator in Perth that aims to stimulate innovation and entrepreneurship within the energy and natural resources sector.
More Australian startups should consider the Australian Stock Exchange when looking to raise capital, according to OtherLevels founder and Startmate investor Brendan O’Kane.
Tech entrepreneur Clive Mayhew pumps $1 million into OpenLearning, as the MOOC provider raises $1.7 million2:24PM | Thursday, 5 February 2015 | Kye White
OpenLearning has raised $1.7 million that will be used to help meet its goal of increasing the number of students using its platform from 125,000 to a million by the end of the year.
Getting a critical seed-round investment all comes down to proper preparation, according to BlueChilli’s chief growth hacker.
The federal government has put a timeline on its new legislative framework for equity crowdfunding, which will make it easier for small businesses and startups to raise capital through online crowdfunding platforms.
Equity crowdfunding platform Equitise launched in New Zealand on Friday, with one startup seeking to use the platform to raise $350,000.
PayPal’s John Lunn on how digital currencies will disrupt the way “inefficient 30-year-old banking services move money”1:55PM | Thursday, 29 January 2015 | Kye White
The potential for digital currency to move money around the world more efficiently is huge, according to PayPal developer network global director John Lunn.
Some Australian entrepreneurs have raised concerns over the amount of equity BlueChilli's Disrupt@Scale program is asking for.
The National Roads and Motorists’ Association (NRMA) has announced the startups taking part in the company’s first accelerator program.
Block 71, a new co-working space in the South of Market District in San Francisco, will help ease the transition for Asia-Pacific startups heading to the United States.
Bespoke crowdsourcing platform Handkrafted has secured $100,000 from Sydney Seed Fund in order to accelerate platform development and market expansion.
Mobile technology startup Dog and Bone has raised $US2 million ($A2.46 million) from private investors which will be used to accelerate the roll out of patent-pending technologies.
A study by Harvard Business School has found venture capitalists prefer funding handsome men in comparison to female entrepreneurs – even when the content of their pitches is exactly the same.
The Australian Sports Technologies Network (ASTN) has announced an accelerator program to help Victorian startups tap into the $300 billion global sports products market.