Bill Grierson is the best-known startup investor you’ve never heard of, although last year he was recognised as the country’s most active angel investor in Techboard’s Australian Angel Awards. Grierson earned the accolade with 22 investments in 16 companies in 2018. Four were new deal investments, with the remainder follow-ons. Over the past five years,… Read more »
Startup ecosystem analysts Techboard will recognise the importance of angel investors in the sector’s growth with the second annual National Angel Awards to be held in Sydney this year. The awards recognise and celebrate people and companies active in the angel investment community, the role they play in the Australian startup and tech ecosystem… Read more »
Autism support platform Rockmelon raises $3 million, customer communication startup Pendula raises $3.5 million
Sydney startup Rockmelon, which has created an education platform to help autistic children and their parents, has raised $3 million from angel investors to expand internationally.
One of Jason Calacanis’s personal theories is that a great founder can come from anywhere, he said, and the founders he met in Australia surpassed his expectations. One note, though: think bigger.
More investment was poured into New Zealand startups than ever before in 2017, with NZ$86 million ($81.7 million) invested into 111 companies.
A compelling information memorandum for investors should provide a clear and concise description of the business and opportunity.
Connecting early stage startups to seed funding, Tank Stream Labs has launched Seed Money, a new program giving startups the chance to pitch to investors.
To put it bluntly, the amount of angel investment available in this country is much larger than one would imagine. Perhaps this has something to do with the actual amount of angel investments happening in the country being quite underwhelming. However, this is an advantage for overseas players keeping a close eye on the Australian market for opportunities.
Sydney-based crowdfunding startup StartSomeGood has raised an angel impact investment of $400,000 from Melbourne investment firm Trimantium Capital.