Adventure Capital


New app heralds the next generation of radio: socially attuned and completely customisable

10:09PM | Monday, 7 October 2013 |  Omny, an app allowing users to combine news clips, emails, social media updates and articles via voice-to-text software, launches today after over 20 months in development.

$10 million fund seeks start-ups to back as the Australian venture capital sector evolves

9:16PM | Tuesday, 3 September 2013 |  Australian investors are increasingly prepared to take on more risk and consider putting their money into early stage companies that need capital to grow, Blue Sky Alternative Investments investment director Elaine Stead says.

Optus Innov8 Seed Program sinks $700,000 into first Aussie start-ups

11:00AM | Wednesday, 14 November 2012 |  Venuemob and 121cast are the first Australian tech start-ups to receive funding from the Optus Innov8 Seed Program, pocketing $450,000 and $250,000 respectively for their innovations.

Facebook-driven start-up Peazie snares Adventure Capital funding

12:55PM | Monday, 5 December 2011 |  Peazie, a Facebook-based start-up, has secured funding from local investor Adventure Capital, after securing a swag of big-name clients just months after launching.

York Butter Factory snags sponsorship from cloud computing company

10:49PM | Thursday, 27 October 2011 |  A cloud computing company is offering its services to the newly launched York Butter Factory, describing the Melbourne incubator as a “Petri dish” for innovation among start-ups.