MYOB co-founder Craig Winkler among early investors, as Practice Ignition raises $650,000 seed funding2:04PM | Friday, 21 February 2014 | Gavin Lower
Practice Ignition, an Australian firm that helps accountants to streamline their interaction with clients, has raised $650,000 in seed funding from investors including MYOB co-founder and early Xero investor Craig Winkler.
Google has this week launched an investment fund targeting established start-ups seeking money to grow.
Bigcommerce has a team of 300 and has raised $75 million to fuel its ambitious growth plans. But to reach any of these goals, its founders had to overcome their fear of raising capital.
Artesian Ventures has launched its VentureCrowd platform with over 200 registered investors and 36 start-ups.
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A leading angel investor has called for a reality check for start-ups, advising against rushing into deals and prioritising speedy decisions over building sustainable relationships.
New capital committed to Australian venture capital and later stage private equity funds slumped by $2.4 billion in fiscal 2013, down 77% on the previous financial year, the Australian Bureau of Statistics has revealed.
Stephane Ibos says he and Arnaud Lachaume, co-founders of cloud-based business app provider Maestrano, weren’t really looking for investment when they launched late last year.
Leading Australian accelerator ANZ Innovyz START has announced its latest intake of seven start-ups for summer this year, with director Dr Jana Matthews saying it’s one of the strongest groups to enter the program so far.
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The world’s largest start-up accelerator, The Founder Institute, is considering establishing a new chapter in Melbourne later this year.
Australian crowdfunding platform Pozible has launched a residency program in its Collingwood offices for start-ups planning campaigns.
Eight start-ups have been announced as the 2014 intake for Springboard Enterprises accelerator, a program connecting women entrepreneurs to growth experts and venture capital networks.
The group representing Australia’s venture capital and private equity industry has urged the federal government to commit to a new $350 million investment in venture capital funding this year through the Innovation Investment Fund (IIF).
When Paul Pearson was seeking investment for his new e-commerce venture Alphatise, he found he wasted three months trying to raise money from wealthy investors.
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The Walkley Foundation for Excellence in Journalism, a leading media industry body, is offering $40,000 in seed capital for up to six media start-ups.
Applications are now open for Brazil’s SEED accelerator program, which is seeking 40 start-ups from all over the world for a six month acceleration program in Belo Horizonte.
Online hotel distribution company SiteMinder has received $US30 million from Technology Crossover Ventures, a leading Silicon Valley venture capital firm that has also invested in Facebook, Expedia and Netflix.
Emily Yue and Bridget Loudon, the co-founders of Australian-based online expert consultant marketplace Expert360, reveal how they raised $1 million in funding to expand their business overseas.