We sat down to chat with Melissa Widner, general partner at NAB Ventures, the venture capital arm of National Australia Bank.
Becoming Australia’s most successful Kickstarter project in 2016, nura has closed a $21 million Series A round led by existing backer Blackbird Ventures to push the rollout of its flagship product, the nuraphone.
Melbourne education startup Maths Pathway, which has created an online learning system to help teachers better teach their students mathematics, has raised $2.1 million in a seed funding round led by Social Ventures Australia (SVA).
Sydney-based investment management firm Quintet Partners has acquired a “significant” stake in specialist technology recruitment company Talent International.
Now might be exactly the right time in Australia to start a fintech, but what exactly the best investors are looking for can be a mystery for new founders.
Gilmour Space Technologies has raised $19 million in a Series B round led by Main Sequence Ventures and Blackbird Ventures, with participation from other investors including 500 Startups.
The Global Sydney Landing Pad Program will be developed and coordinated by Haymarket HQ, Australia’s only Asia-focused innovation hub, supporting businesses looking to expand and invest into Sydney.
Victorian startup Energy Locals has raised $2 million in funding from NSW renewable energy company Cape Byron Power.
Education startup Ed App has raised $4 million in funding from workplace safety-focused scaleup SafetyCulture.
Pearler believes that many an average Aussie would like to learn more about investing and how to do it, but the barrier to entry often feels insurmountable.
Proprietary companies will now be able to bring on investment via equity crowdfunding, with Parliament this week passing the long-awaited amendments to its crowdfunding legislation.
Sydney startup WORK180, which looks to connect women with roles at organisations with a focus on gender equality, has raised $1 million in a Series A round led by Skip Capital to help pursue expansion in the US.
NAB has allocated a further $50 million in funding over the next two years to its venture capital fund NAB Ventures, bringing the total allocated to the fund until 2020 to $100 million.
Sydney project management startup Sitemate has raised $1.3 million in funding from Artesian Venture Capital, Sydney angels, and high net worth individuals.