The Innovation Investment Fund


Three VC firms to oversee government’s $200 million start-up fund

3:13PM | Wednesday, 27 March 2013 |  The federal government has picked three venture capital funds to co-invest at least $200 million into high-growth Australian start-ups via its Innovation Investment Fund.

Another $350 million for innovation fund under Venture Australia

2:06PM | Monday, 18 February 2013 |  Start-ups look set to benefit from a new $350 million round of equity funding through the federal government’s Innovation Investment Fund, announced as part of the Venture Australia package.

Start-ups still waiting for government response on VC review

1:58PM | Monday, 7 January 2013 |  The federal government has delayed its response to a review into Australia’s venture capital industry, after previously indicating that it would outline its policy on the sector by the end of 2012.

Start-ups relieved of early-stage grant repayment

12:34PM | Wednesday, 7 December 2011 |  Start-ups that apply for Early Stage Commercialisation grants will no longer have to repay the funds, with the Federal Government footing the bill as part of an overhaul of the scheme.

Innovation fund gets UK academics’ stamp of approval

6:14PM | Tuesday, 7 June 2011 |  A new report shows the Australian Government’s Innovation Investment Fund allows start-ups more scope for follow-on investments and has contributed to the supply of high-potential businesses.

How to lure a start-up investor in 2011

12:11PM | Friday, 17 December 2010 |  With business lending still not an option for many banks and financiers, the demand for private capital from angel investors will be high in 2011.