More investment was poured into New Zealand startups than ever before in 2017, with NZ$86 million ($81.7 million) invested into 111 companies.
Founders have used landing pads to springboard their startups into the US, including KoalaSafe, Event Workforce Group, Indee Labs, Gym Sales & Open Cities.
Melbourne-based startup Listium’s online platform allows users to create attractive, bespoke lists that can be shared on social media.
BDS.com.au, a mobile deal and loyalty provider, is celebrating AUD$500,000 in angel funding led by Brisbane Angels. BDS intends to use the funds to accelerate the development of their Bluetooth Low Energy beacon technology for their Zippy loyalty App, and the continued growth of retailer engagement across their home city of Brisbane, Australia.