11:52PM | Thursday, 8 November 2012 | US-based Australian entrepreneurs have offered a mixed response to the re-election of US President Barack Obama, who eclipsed Republican rival Mitt Romney yesterday in a bitterly fought contest.
6:10PM | Monday, 18 June 2012 | Entrepreneur and angel investor Sidney Minassian has hailed Australia’s growing start-up ecosystem after returning to the country from a stint in the US to launch his latest venture, Contexti.
6:16PM | Tuesday, 5 June 2012 | Australian-run angel fund Kayweb Angels has added two new investments to its growing portfolio, one of which is an Australian start-up, while the other was founded by an 11-year-old.
4:30PM | Tuesday, 10 April 2012 | Venture capital fundraising in the United States fell 35% in the first quarter of 2012, according to the National Venture Capital Association, but an expert insists investment is as strong as ever.
1:50PM | Wednesday, 11 January 2012 | Australian-run Kayweb Angels has opened its next round of applications for its US-based fund, having already invested in six start-ups including WhoIsGreen.com, which has Australian founders.
11:21PM | Tuesday, 29 November 2011 | Twitter has acquired US-based security start-up Whisper Systems, with the company’s two team members to begin working for the social media giant in what is primarily a talent buyout.
8:46PM | Tuesday, 30 August 2011 | US-based Kayweb Angels has unveiled its inaugural investment – whoisgreen.com, an Australian-led website that allows consumers to search for businesses who employ sustainable environmental practises.
8:21PM | Wednesday, 10 August 2011 | Tech start-ups are being invited to attend ilab’s annual investment summit, where they will gain insight into the investment strategies of angel investors and venture capitalists.
8:46PM | Monday, 8 August 2011 | The United States’ credit downgrade could push up borrowing costs for Australian companies, resulting in a major blow to start-ups seeking American finance.
8:00AM | Monday, 8 August 2011 | An Australian-run New York angel fund has invested the equivalent of $900,000 in three start-ups using an innovative model that exchanges equity for services and mentorship, rather than cash.