1:04PM | Monday, 13 January 2014 | A Melbourne club for entrepreneurs is hosting its first “reverse pitching” night, where six start-up investors will pitch to a room of entrepreneurs.
8:38PM | Friday, 16 August 2013 | This election campaign, both Kevin Rudd and Tony Abbott will make promises across a range of policy areas – some they might even keep. Here are the key issues that matter to Australia’s start-up community.
4:25PM | Friday, 19 April 2013 | Alec Lynch pondered his design crowdsourcing idea for a year, in which time a rival started and secured $3 million in funding. Lynch explains how he learned that start-ups have a need for speed.
11:30PM | Tuesday, 20 November 2012 | Start-ups often underestimate the time required to raise capital, says the co-founder of Starfish Ventures, following a $2 million investment in an email and web communication company.
9:13PM | Friday, 21 September 2012 | Starfish Ventures won Best Early Stage Award at the 2012 Australian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association Awards, recognised for its work with software company Quickcomm.
5:00AM | Monday, 7 May 2012 | Melbourne-based gaming start-up Scalify is set to rapidly ramp up its growth after receiving a $2 million investment from Starfish Ventures.
3:18PM | Wednesday, 28 March 2012 | Sydney-based online shoe store StyleTread has raised $12 million in a Series C funding round, with Starfish Ventures joining the likes of Lakestar and Nine Entertainment Co as an investor.
1:54PM | Tuesday, 24 January 2012 | Australian tech start-up BugHerd has secured a $500,000 investment from local venture capital firm Starfish Ventures, which will be used to bolster the BugHerd team and scale its product.