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Crowd-sourced funding: solving the tyranny of distance to capital

- July 17, 2023 4 MIN READ

Geographic remoteness is part of our identity as Australians. Stories of founders relocating to a larger startup ecosystem are common, particularly for founders outside of Sydney and Melbourne. Most notably, Sydney-based Canva, one of Australia’s most successful startups, was originally founded in Perth. But five years into the development of Australia’s crowd-sourced funding (CSF) regime, … Read more »

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Here’s what Australia needs to do next to support startup founders and equity crowdfunding investors

- June 16, 2023 3 MIN READ

Australia was late to the game when it came to allowing startups to raise capital through crowd-sourced funding. But it grew quickly to become the second largest market per capita by 2021, according to the latest global research. Five years in, it’s undoubtedly a huge success, with over $240 million invested across 320 successful offers… Read more »