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.
Australia’s BlueChilli has partnered with Singapore-founded venture capital firm Hatcher+ in a deal that will see US$125 million ($162 million) invested in up to 240 startups identified by BlueChilli over the next three years.
At AirTree, we often get founders asking us how they can improve their sales performance and the answer always involves a deep dive into their sales funnel metrics.
To be held at Fishburners on International Women’s Day will be a group session helping founders work through a problem, followed by 1:1 office hour slots.
Venture capital investment into Australian startups grew 1.4 percent in 2017 to hit US$555.63 million ($698 million), though the number of deals fell from 185 in 2016 to 135.
Auckland-based SaaS platform Thematic today announced it has raised US$1.22 million in seed funding to continue its international growth.
Tempus Partners has announced the establishment of ‘Tempus Fund 2’, a $40 million fund with which it will look to invest in local B2B and scalable startups.
Galileo Ventures, is looking to raise $20 million to support startups founded by students at Australian and New Zealand universities.
Sydney fintech Simply Wall St has raised $2.4 million in funding from its user base, which has now grown to 100,000 users across five global markets.
Australian VC has “come of age”, with a record $568 million raised in the 2016 financial year and an estimated $1 billion raised since last July.
AirTree Ventures has announced that Anil Sabharwal, current Vice President of Product at Google in the US, will be joining the VC firm as a venture partner.
Reinventure has announced the appointment of Kara Frederick as General Partner, to strengthen its ability to help Aussie fintech’s expand into the US.
Textbook Ventures, a fund run by students at UNSW, wants to empower student associates with the ability to invest in student-run companies.
New Zealand VC firm Movac has announced it’s raised NZ$105 million for Fund 4, with $75 million coming from institutional investors including Ngāi Tahu.