Venture capital firms in the United States raised $20.6 billion from 182 funds in 2012, new figures show, with Australian start-ups among those that benefited from the surge in investment cash.
One of the big advantages of the increasing ubiquity of technology in start-up businesses is that national borders have become less of a barrier for them.
Honesty is a virtue often underrated by start-ups seeking investment, according to local start-up ScriptRock, after it raised $1.2 million in a round led by vaunted US serial entrepreneur Peter Thiel.
The NSW Government has announced the first four tech start-ups that will gain subsidised access to Startup House in San Francisco, as part of a program designed to help start-ups crack the US market.
Yesterday, we introduced you to four of the talented start-ups that will be taking part on this year’s Startmate incubator program.