Ninja Blocks


ATP Innovations to host Australia’s first-ever ‘biohackathon’

4:46PM | Monday, 15 April 2013 |  ATP Innovations will host Australia’s first ‘biohackathon’ later this week, when 11 teams will compete for the chance to win a $3000 cash prize.

Blackbird Ventures rolls out $30 million start-up fund

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.

US VC funds raised $20.6 billion in 2012 – but what slice did Aussie start-ups take?

1:21PM | Tuesday, 8 January 2013 |  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.

Startmate’s Ninja Blocks raises $1 million on three-week US tour

7:00AM | Monday, 16 July 2012 |  Startmate participant Ninja Blocks will return to Australia with very full pockets after securing $1 million from a group of high-profile investors, most of whom are US-based Australians.

Ninja Blocks smashes Kickstarter target in one weekend

2:58PM | Tuesday, 14 February 2012 |  An Australian tech entrepreneur has sung the praises of US-based crowdfunding platform Kickstarter, after his start-up Ninja Blocks smashed its $24,000 target in just one weekend.