Seed funding


Incubate or incubust

11:53PM | Monday, 21 November 2011 |  Are mentor-driven incubators just a flash in the pan for both entrepreneurs and investors?

Seed fund Startmate to return with expanded program

10:34PM | Thursday, 13 October 2011 |  Startmate, the mentor-driven seed fund, has opened up applications for its second funding round, expanding the program to seven start-up businesses.

Pollenizer set to roll out $1.2 million start-up fund

10:40PM | Wednesday, 5 October 2011 |  Start-up incubator Pollenizer is close to sealing a new $1.2 million investment round that it will use to back ventures which can quickly get their ideas off the ground.

TechStars boosts start-up support after $24m funding round

9:51PM | Thursday, 22 September 2011 |  Australian start-ups could be set for a funding boost after leading US incubator TechStars revealed that it has raised a further $24 million in venture capital backing.

Melbourne incubator on the hunt for start-ups

9:00AM | Friday, 16 September 2011 | 

Top 10 start-up incubators

9:05PM | Thursday, 15 September 2011 |  There’s a new breed of business incubators on the scene. We check out 10 of the best.

Start-up fund Seedcamp ponders Australian expansion

9:40PM | Wednesday, 14 September 2011 |  Seedcamp, the leading European fund for tech start-ups, has flagged its intention to expand to Australia, after raising a further two million euros, or $2.6 million, for its investment war chest.

Project Powerup puts itself under the hammer

9:03PM | Wednesday, 7 September 2011 |  New crowdfunding platform Project Powerup, designed to help budding entrepreneurs to get their ideas off the ground, has opted for an unusual inaugural project to fund – itself.

How to snare a US investor

5:16PM | Monday, 23 May 2011 |  A flurry of recent deals demonstrates that US investors are keeping a closer eye on Aussie start-ups than, arguably, ever before. Here’s how to get a look-in.

Top 10 start-up competitions in the world

4:59PM | Friday, 15 April 2011 |  Wannabe entrepreneurs have traditionally been reliant on two groups for external funding: investors and banks. But times are a’changin’.