Melbourne lawtech startup Plexus, has closed the largest venture capital raise in Australian legal history, $4.65 million in Series A funding, led by KPMG. The professional services company’s legal arm, KPMG Law has also formed a strategic alliance with Plexus. Aconex co-founders, Rob Philpot and Leigh Jasper, and Message Media co-founder Grant Rule also participated.… Read more »
Simon was previously Associate Editor of Business Insider Australia, covering everything from politics to startups, tech, super cars and even finer whiskies.
He was once a full-time restaurant critic, editor of The Good Food Guide, and previously a newspaper proprietor, having spent more than 25 years in journalism and publishing.
He chaired industry lobby group Australian Business Ltd's (now the NSW Business Chamber) environment committee during the Kyoto agreement era.