Corporate gifting startup Elliephant presented with $560,000 pre-Seed round

- November 23, 2023 2 MIN READ

Gifting platform Elliephant has raised $560,000 in pre-Seed funding with LaunchVic’s Alice Anderson Fund supporting the round. Cofounders Sheree Andersen and Johnny Reid launched Elliephant a year ago, inspired by their own frustration with how companies tackle gifting for clients and staff, setting out to create a new way to approach sales and marketing engagement,… Read more »


ReciMe, the shared recipes app you need for the perfect meal, just chowed down on $500,000 in pre-Seed funding

- October 27, 2022 3 MIN READ

ReciMe, a social sharing cooking app, has raised $500,000 in pre-Seed funding to help its users share and discover recipes from around the world. The Alice Anderson Fund, LaunchVic’s female-focused co-investment fund, and Tractor Ventures cofounder Jodie Imam are among ReciMe’s backers, along with NZ VC Even Capital. ReciMe began life as a lockdown project… Read more »

Women in tech

Victoria’s new Alice Anderson Fund for female entrepreneurs has named the first 5 startups it’s backed

- December 14, 2021 2 MIN READ

LaunchVic’s Alice Anderson Fund has backed the first five startups in the $10 million co-investment fund, tackling ideas that range from recycled clothing to children’s toys and fitness. The Victorian Fund’s inaugural round has seen it make $727,167 in direct investments – along with more than $2.3 million in co-contributions from private investors – to… Read more »

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Women in tech

Applications for investment from Victoria’s $10 million Alice Anderson Fund are now open for women-led startups

- July 1, 2021 2 MIN READ

Female entrepreneurs have the chance to score up to $300,000 in early-stage funding from the Victorian government for their startup ,with applications for the new $10 million Alice Anderson Fund now open. The fund, led by LaunchVic, is designed to address a chronic shortage of equity investment in startups founded by women. LaunchVic CEO Dr… Read more »