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.
European startup Stocard, whose app allows users to store their loyalty cards and collect loyalty points, has raised $20 million from Macquarie Capital.
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.
Automotive giant Daimler has led a US$175 million ($231 million) funding round for Estonian rideshare startup Taxify, bringing the company’s valuation to US$1 billion.
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.
Snooper, a platform that allows brands and retailers to collect data by having consumers complete ‘missions’ related to their products in stores, has raised $1 million in a funding round led by Microequities Venture Capital.
Melbourne-founded location services company Bluedot Innovation has raised US$5.5 million ($7.24 million) in a Series A round led by toll road development and management company Transurban
Telehealth startup Coviu, which spun out of the CSIRO’s Data61 arm, has raised $1 million in funding from Main Sequence Ventures, managers of the CSIRO’s $200 million innovation fund.
Australian VC firm Blackbird Ventures has announced the closing of its third fund, raising $225 million from the likes of Hostplus and the Future Fund.
Sydney human resources startup Employment Hero has raised $8 million in a Series B round co-led by Seek and OneVentures, with participation from existing backers AirTree Ventures and AMP.
Hobart video startup Biteable, which allows users to create simple marketing videos online, has raised $2.8 million in a Series A round led by existing backer Tank Stream Ventures and Microequities Venture Capital Fund.
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Sitting behind fintech startups, the expected champion in NSW amongst all the industry segments, are health and biotechs.
Snappr has announced the closing of a $2.5 million seed funding round, with the funds set to help accelerate the businesses expansion across the US.
Flare HR has announced the close of a $7.2 million funding round led by Reinventure Group, which will be used to build out Flare’s HR solution