Raising capital


Five tips for raising capital in Australia

12:31AM | Thursday, 10 December 2015 |  If you communicate clearly, win followers and have a unique insight people can get excited about, the money will follow.

“Thick skin and perseverance”: Swift’s Joel Macdonald on hustle and grind in the Big Apple

8:46PM | Friday, 21 August 2015 |  It can be tough for an Aussie that’s relocated to the US to deal with the often self-serving nature of some in the US tech scene...

Outdated views shut entrepreneurial women out of capital markets

7:27PM | Tuesday, 14 July 2015 |  Despite considerable success in the international arena, many female entrepreneurs still struggle to raise capital.

Why the “raise as much as you can always” myth is so pervasive

7:13PM | Wednesday, 8 July 2015 |  Why is the belief that raising as much money as you can, any time you can, so pervasive?

Courier startup Zoom2u closes $850,000 funding round, looks to grow fleet

6:07PM | Monday, 29 June 2015 |  Courier startup Zoom2u has closed an $850,000 funding round that will be used to fund its growth throughout Australia.

Are Australian investors overly conservative?

11:41PM | Monday, 14 November 2011 |  Getting venture capital for any start-up is hard work. But entrepreneurs need to find ways to attract reluctant Aussie VCs, or else try their luck overseas.

Grow VC eyes Aussie start-ups with new funding platform

11:00AM | Monday, 7 November 2011 |  Grow VC, the start-up funding platform that calls itself a “virtual Silicon Valley”, is looking to ramp up its presence in the Australian market with the launch of a system that will allow entrepreneurs to create their own crowd funding networks.

The race to revenue

9:54PM | Monday, 19 September 2011 |  It’s a catch 22 – you need capital but you need a proven track record before you can get it. BY MARK CAMPBELL.

Gust.com to link start-ups to international investors

9:00AM | Thursday, 15 September 2011 |  Gust, a global angel investing platform for start-ups, has launched with the promise to link entrepreneurs to potential investors around the world.

Pie in the sky

9:46PM | Tuesday, 13 September 2011 |  Pie Face co-founder Wayne Homschek admits that, until relatively recently, he had doubts over whether the business would make it. He explains how the company is now set for an IPO next year that will value the company at $100 million.