Equity investment


Ex-Jetstar boss Bruce Buchanan invests in Rocklive, becomes CEO

12:07PM | Friday, 14 December 2012 |  Digital advertising venture Rocklive has appointed Bruce Buchanan, the former group chief executive of Jetstar, as its new CEO, with the new boss also taking a substantial stake in the start-up.

How can I minimise my risk with the banks?

11:32PM | Thursday, 11 November 2010 |  There are some critical risk management questions you must carefully consider before mortgaging your home.

My potential investor wants a 90% stake in my start-up

4:48PM | Thursday, 12 April 2012 |  Your current potential investor is clearly either trying to take advantage of your requirements for capital or has little idea about the issues surrounding founder motivation.

PE and VC investments soar 44% in FY2011

11:40PM | Friday, 4 November 2011 |  Private equity and venture capital investments have grown 44% over the past year, according to the latest analysis of annual industry data, suggesting the capital-raising prospects for start-ups are brightening.

Tax Forum: State governments push for payroll tax harmonisation as SMEs fight red tape

10:41PM | Tuesday, 4 October 2011 |  State governments will look to harmonise state taxes including payroll tax, insurance tax and land tax in a bid to ease the red tape burden on business.

Going Freelancer.com

10:22PM | Tuesday, 4 October 2011 |  Perhaps ironically for someone whose business relies on outsourcing tasks Matt Barrie has a very do-it-yourself approach to entrepreneurship.

Adelaide start-up Incriptus sets sights on $1.5m funding round

9:47PM | Tuesday, 27 September 2011 |  An Adelaide-based tech start-up is looking to raise a further $1.5 million in funding to help it crack the US market after sealing $750,000 in backing.

Weinman takes stake in ad agency Encyclomedia

9:03PM | Tuesday, 13 September 2011 |  Serial entrepreneur Philip Weinman has made his latest investment, taking a stake in global creative advertising agency Encyclomedia Networks.

How can I convince an investor that I’ve got a long-term proposition?

9:00PM | Friday, 9 September 2011 |  I would recommend that you focus your initial efforts answering two key questions: How unique is the product and what is the route to market?

Sydney Angels investors plough $600,000 into two start-ups

8:42PM | Tuesday, 30 August 2011 |  Sydney Angels has facilitated an investment of $600,000 in two tech start-ups, Tapit Media and Bubble Gum Interactive, its first outlay since raising $10 million in March.