One of Jason Calacanis’s personal theories is that a great founder can come from anywhere, he said, and the founders he met in Australia surpassed his expectations. One note, though: think bigger.
More investment was poured into New Zealand startups than ever before in 2017, with NZ$86 million ($81.7 million) invested into 111 companies.
A compelling information memorandum for investors should provide a clear and concise description of the business and opportunity.
Connecting early stage startups to seed funding, Tank Stream Labs has launched Seed Money, a new program giving startups the chance to pitch to investors.
To put it bluntly, the amount of angel investment available in this country is much larger than one would imagine. Perhaps this has something to do with the actual amount of angel investments happening in the country being quite underwhelming. However, this is an advantage for overseas players keeping a close eye on the Australian market for opportunities.
Sydney-based crowdfunding startup StartSomeGood has raised an angel impact investment of $400,000 from Melbourne investment firm Trimantium Capital.