12:02PM | Friday, 12 December 2014 | Cisco has become the first major corporate investor in Blackbird Ventures, with the move paving the way for more investments in promising Australian startups.
1:57PM | Thursday, 9 January 2014 | Spreets founder Dean McEvoy has called for local angel investors to get better and faster at investing in start-ups at a recent angel investor education program.
12:32PM | Tuesday, 3 December 2013 | CoinJar, a Melbourne-based bitcoin exchange and payment system, has raised $500,000 in seed funding from a range of individual investors and the Blackbird Ventures seed fund.
11:18PM | Thursday, 28 November 2013 | Workplace health and safety start-up SafetyCulture has closed a $3 million fundraising round, made up of $1.79 million from Commercialisation Australia, $1 million from Blackbird Ventures and $210,000 from angel investors.
9:16PM | Tuesday, 3 September 2013 | Australian investors are increasingly prepared to take on more risk and consider putting their money into early stage companies that need capital to grow, Blue Sky Alternative Investments investment director Elaine Stead says.
8:41PM | Friday, 2 August 2013 | Spacecubed, a Perth co-working space on St Georges Terrace, has announced it is opening a second venue just five minutes up the road from its first.
5:19AM | Monday, 13 May 2013 | Online maths training start-up Mathspace continues to go from strength to strength after winning the inaugural Echelon Ignite: Australia event, just one week after snagging $20,000 from Blackbird Ventures in Silicon Valley.
4:55PM | Tuesday, 30 April 2013 | Cloud-based start-up Mathspace has secured $20,000 in funding after winning the best company category at the second Advance Innovation Summit in Silicon Valley.
3:15AM | Wednesday, 20 March 2013 | Sydney-based start-up Canva has raised $3 million from a host of high-profile investors, including Bill Tai and Lars Rasmussen, after attending Tai’s kitesurfing camp in Hawaii.
3:00AM | Friday, 15 March 2013 | Blackbird Ventures is determined to offer Australian start-ups much-needed Series A funding rounds, after announcing the formation and first close of its $30 million venture capital fund.