Funding

Anti-financial fraud regtech raises $20 million series A

- October 12, 2021 2 MIN READ

Anti-fraud startup FrankieOne has raised $20 million in a series A as the regtech venture eyes international expansion. The round was led by AirTree Ventures and Greycroft, with 20VC, Westpac’s Reinventure, Tidal Ventures, APEX Capital Partners, and Mantis VC,  Robinhood CEO Vlad Tenev and Monzo founder Tom Blomfield also participating. FrankieOne is financial systems aggregator… Read more »

Funding

Kiwi HR feedback startup Joyous raises $14 million

- September 28, 2021 2 MIN READ

A New Zealand workplace feedback startup has raised Nz$15 million (A$14.2m) as it looks to expand internationally. Joyous was founded in 2017 by brothers Mike and Phillip Carden. The raise was led by Square Peg, with existing investors AirTree Ventures and Icehouse Ventures returning for their third round. The investment will also be used to… Read more »

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Funding

Workforce management startup Ento closes $5m series B

- June 11, 2021 2 MIN READ

Melbourne-based workforce management startup Ento has closed a $5 million Series B, with its backers eyeing an ASX listing. The round was led by Perennial Value Management, with existing investor AirTree Ventures chipping in once again. The funds will be used to double the size of the current team of 40, open offices in Sydney and… Read more »

Funding

Homegrown e-bike startup Zoomo pedals $16 million raise

- May 4, 2021 2 MIN READ

Australian e-bike venture Zoomo has raised $16 million in a fresh round just eight months after a $16 million series A. The new raise, led by AirTree Ventures as a new investor, also saw existing backers the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC), Maniv Mobility and Contrarian Ventures. Cleantech-focused US investors Winthrop Square and Wisdom VC… Read more »

News & Analysis

A Melbourne cloud computing startup just landed one of 2019’s biggest raises to go global

- April 30, 2019 2 MIN READ

Melbourne educational training startup A Cloud Guru (ACG) has raised US$33 million (A$47m) from US and local investors, including Summit Partners and Airtree Ventures, just four years after brothers Sam and Ryan Kroonenburg launched the platform. As technological disruption cuts its way through a swathe of industry sectors, the Kroonenburgs has been working with a… Read more »

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News & Analysis

AirTree Ventures backs US drone mapping startup DroneDeploy in US$25 million Series C round

- June 27, 2018 2 MIN READ

Just a few weeks on from Blackbird Ventures leading a $10 million Series A round for Sydney-founded drone mapping startup Propeller Aero, AirTree Ventures has backed US competitor DroneDeploy’s US$25 million ($34 million) Series C round. The round, which brings the total raised by the startup to date to more than $56 million ($76 million),… Read more »