Bigcommerce raises $50 million in Series D funding led by SoftBank Capital

11:56PM | Wednesday, 19 November 2014 |  Australian startup Bigcommerce, the ecommerce platform of choice for fast-growing brands, has announced it has raised $50 million in Series D funding.

Former Google executive Tim Schulz joins Bigcommerce

6:44AM | Friday, 13 June 2014 |  Bigcommerce has announced that former Google executive Tim Schulz has joined the company as senior vice president of product management.

Bigcommerce founders to back Global Startup Battle of 20,000 entrepreneurs

11:21PM | Friday, 1 November 2013 |  An estimated 20,000 aspiring start-up founders will take part in a Global Startup Battle in mid-November as part of Global Entrepreneurs Week, coordinated by entrepreneur training and education network Up Global.

Bugcrowd raises $1.6 million by mastering the cultural differences between Australian and US investors

9:59AM | Thursday, 5 September 2013 |  Bugcrowd, a marketplace for security testing websites via crowdsourced “bug bounties”, has raised $1.6 million in its series A funding round, set to close in a few weeks.

New findings reveal which Australian universities are creating the most entrepreneurs

8:35PM | Tuesday, 20 August 2013 |  Data released this week by US tech database CrunchBase has found the University of New South Wales produced more technology entrepreneurs in the past 15 years than any other Australian university.

Online retail sales growth eases in May, still outpacing bricks-and-mortar

7:28PM | Wednesday, 3 July 2013 |  Online retail sales growth in Australia eased in May following a boost the previous month, but is expected to continue to outpace sales growth at traditional bricks-and-mortar stores for up to another 18 months.

Bigcommerce funds 31 apps through $2 million integration fund

3:00AM | Monday, 25 March 2013 |  Australian eCommerce firm Bigcommerce has funded more than 30 apps through its $2 million integration fund for developers, launched last year, after receiving almost 600 submissions.

US start-up backers Founders Fund ‘set for Australia’

12:53PM | Thursday, 8 December 2011 |  The Founders Fund, the famed US venture capital fund headed by two of the leading entrepreneurs in Silicon Valley, is reportedly headed for Australia.