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Government relations data startup GovConnex raises $1 million as it looks to UK and NZ markets

- October 18, 2021 2 MIN READ

GovConnex, a political intelligence and relationship management platform, has raised $1 million in a round led by local VC Black Nova. The funds will be used to scales platform to organise all of Australia’s government data amid plans to expand internationally by the end of 2021.  The GovConnex platform, which launched in 2019, captures information… Read more »


Meet Black Nova, the new Sydney VC fund that’s backed 23 startups in stealth mode and already had an exit

- September 29, 2021 2 MIN READ

Sydney venture capital fund Black Nova has emerged from the shadows to launch officially this week with $10 million in its kitty and 23 companies already in its portfolio. The VC was co-founded by Matt Browne and Darcy Naunton following their successful exit from workplace health, and safety software platform Donesafe in 2020. Black Nova‘s fund… Read more »