New Zealand startup Re-Leased has raised NZ$2.3 million ($2.11 million) in funding to further its growth in the UK and other international markets.
Almost $850 million (US$630 million) of venture capital was invested in Australian startups in the 2017-18 financial year, a new record for the local ecosystem.
Sydney-founded travel startup Seatfrog has raised $8 million in a Series A round led by European venture capital firm Octopus Ventures, with participation from existing backers including HOWZAT Partners.
Peer-to-peer car sharing network Car Next Door has raised $2 million in a funding round led by Hyundai, with participation from existing backer Caltex.
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Australian edutech startup OpenLearning has raised $8.5 million in a Series A round led by Malaysian companies Prestariang Berhad and Paramount Corporation Berhad, with participation from a handful of local investors.
Melbourne-founded AmazingCo, a startup whose platform allows users to plan special events and outings online, has raised $2.3 million in a funding round led by Rampersand VC.
Just a few weeks on from securing a $20 million debt funding facility from National Australia Bank, fintech startup Brighte has raised $18.5 million in a Series B round led by Airtree Ventures.
Recruitment platform Vervoe has raised US$3.5 million ($4.64 million) in a funding round led by Seek, which kicked in US$2 million, with participation from investors including former Etsy and Squarespace COO Jesse Hertzberg and Ruslan Kogan.
Townsville-founded startup SafetyCulture has raised $60 million in a Series C round led by New York firm Tiger Global Management, with participation from existing investors including Blackbird Ventures, Index Ventures, and Atlassian cofounder Scott Farquhar. With the startup last having raised a $30 million Series B in October 2016, the fresh funding brings the total […]
Sydney rental management startup MadeComfy has raised $6 million in a funding round led by Investec, with participation from existing investors.
VC firm Reinventure Group has closed its third $50 million fund, with Westpac once more backing the firm as it looks to expand its focus to Asia-Pacific.
Raiz Invest, the micro investment platform formerly known as Acorns Grow Australia, has lodged its prospectus with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), looking to raise $15 million through an initial public offering (IPO). Priced at $1.80 a share with shares scheduled to begin trading on June 21, the IPO will value the company […]
Fintech startup Athena has raised a $15 million Series A round, with funding coming from Macquarie Bank, Square Peg Capital, Apex Capital, and Rice Warner.
Bookwell, a booking platform for beauty and wellness services, has raised $1.25 million in a funding round led by Catch Group’s Gabby and Hezi Leibovich.