Sydney Angels


Pre-launch start-up TheBestDay scores $1.1 million in funding

3:17AM | Thursday, 14 March

Young entrepreneur Whitney Komor has scored $1.1 million from OneVentures and Sydney Angels for her social planning start-up TheBestDay, which is still months away from launching.

Start-up bus concept comes to Oz

2:18AM | Wednesday, 20 February

The organisers of SeaChange StartUp Camp Merimbula have launched Australia’s first-ever StartUp Bus, inspired by the Startup Bus in the United States, but it will only take in the far south coast of NSW.

Sydney start-up Tapestry pockets $600,000 investment

3:47AM | Monday, 11 March

Sydney-based tech start-up Tapestry, which has created a social media platform suitable for older people, has snagged $600,000 in a funding round led by Sydney Angels, having already won two grants from Commercialisation Australia and a national iAward.

Is the economy slowing and, if so, how will that affect start-up investment?

11:48AM | Wednesday, 7 November

There’s a bit of talk about at the moment about a slowdown in the Australian economy. How will this impact investment in Australia?

Five Aussie-led start-ups making their mark overseas

10:31PM | Thursday, 11 October

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.

Getting trampled in the Silicon Valley gold rush

6:19AM | Monday, 25 June

Going by economic indicators such as unemployment, inflation and interest rates, Australians should feel pretty good about how we stack up with the US.

My seven pitching techniques: Part one

1:55PM | Monday, 7 January

Right from the start I've pitched for investments, and pitched well.

SeaChange StartUp Camp kicks off this weekend

3:26AM | Wednesday, 7 March

The inaugural SeaChange StartUp Camp will kick off in NSW this weekend, in what has been described as a “dragons’ den” pitching weekend for entrepreneurs.


11:01PM | Monday, 7 November

Tapit utilises near field communications (NFC) technologies to market brands via mobile phones, describing itself as a pioneer of NFC location-based marketing across Australia and Asia.

Bubble Gum Interactive

11:53PM | Tuesday, 1 November

Bubble Gum Interactive is an independent virtual worlds and games studio, founded by Phil Mason and based in Sydney.

Ingogo lures investors from MYOB and Google

9:40AM | Thursday, 15 September

Ingogo, a new app for taxi bookings founded by the creator of Moshtix, has assembled a group of leading private investors, including senior executives at Google and MYOB.

As a tech business, should I be looking overseas for finance rather than Australia?

10:37AM | Monday, 22 October

This article first appeared on February 1st, 2011.   I’ve been told by several people that Australia is a very conservative market when it comes to start-up funding.   Is this true?   As a tech business, should I be looking overseas for finance rather than Australia?