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Giant Leap’s Small Steps: The ‘unicorn’ funding week for Aussie startups – and its impact highlights

- September 30, 2021 3 MIN READ

Welcome to Giant Leap’s Small Steps, a newsletter offering global insights and news on the impact startups landscape. We’ll be sharing an edited version with Startup Daily readers every fortnight. Giant Leap is Australia’s first impact venture fund, and they use this newsletter to surface the ideas and businesses that intrigue and inspire them and… Read more »

TEN13, Steve Baxter, Stew Glynn
Investing

Steve Baxter’s syndicate VC TEN13 is on target to invest $100 million in just 3 years

- September 21, 2021 3 MIN READ

TEN13, the early-stage technology investment syndicate co-founded in 2019 by Steve Baxter, says it’s on track to deploy more than $100 million in its first three years of operation. The Queensland venture fund, which has a deal-by-deal model, has already raised and invested $30 million into 14 break-out technology companies across the globe including Australia’s… Read more »

Susan Oliver
Investing

Susan Oliver named Angel of the Year in Techboard’s annual angel investor awards

- September 14, 2021 4 MIN READ

Scale Investors co-founder Susan Oliver has been named the Angel of the Year in Techboard’s annual Australian Angel Awards. Oliver, who early this year stepped away the governance side of Scale to chair the Alice Anderson Fund, the Victorian government’s sidecar fund, was a worthy recipient accord to Angel Awards founder and Techboard co-founder Rafael… Read more »

Insights

BUY THE TECH DIP: Thorney Technologies CEO Alex Waislitz on backing fintech

- February 26, 2021 < 1 MIN READ

Thorney Technologies (TEK) saw H1 revenues and profits rise across both TEK and the long-only Thorney Opportunities Fund (TOP), with an 80 cent interim dividend announced by the latter. Speaking to ausbiz.com.au, CEO Alex Waislitz said Thorney invests in both listed and unlisted tech assets across Australia and North America. “Fintech… we’re in life sciences,… Read more »