11:28AM | Friday, 20 November 2015 | In general it’s a good thing – it democratises this kind of funding and lets people back the next Facebook or Google.
6:25AM | Friday, 13 June 2014 | Point-of-sale start-up Kounta has secured investment from accounting software giant MYOB in a partnership that will see an integrated accounting and point-of-service offering for MYOB clients.
5:52PM | Wednesday, 7 May 2014 | After operating for 10 years, Australia’s largest platform for finding tradespeople, hipages.com.au has secured $6 million of investment.
12:14PM | Wednesday, 18 December 2013 | The Australian investment ecosystem is maturing to a point where it needs to start asking itself serious questions, says serial entrepreneur and investor Brian Dorricott.
11:55PM | Wednesday, 30 November 2011 | The Federal Government has been urged to do more to spur start-up investment, following the unveiling of a UK government initiative that gives a huge tax break to venture capitalists.
11:51PM | Thursday, 3 November 2011 | Crowdsourcing start-up DesignCrowd is to accelerate its global expansion after securing a $3 million investment from heavyweight Australian VC firm Starfish Ventures.
11:56PM | Wednesday, 2 November 2011 | Winged Media, a domain name trading start-up, has pulled off a $3 million investment deal with the Carnegie Innovation Fund, for a minority stake in the business, said to be “less than 10%.”
10:16PM | Monday, 31 October 2011 | A start-up utilities provider expected to bring in about $150 million in its first year of operation has nabbed Ironbridge Capital as a minority shareholder, hot on the heels of a $100-million-a-year contract with Telstra.
10:20PM | Monday, 31 October 2011 | The Victorian Government has opened applications for funding of up to $250,000 for the state’s small businesses to trial and develop productivity-boosting technology.
10:50PM | Thursday, 20 October 2011 | Under-capitalised markets leaders are tomorrow’s relics. If you believe you have discovered a niche with deep potential, work aggressively to exploit the market potential now.