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Booktopia raises $20 million from private investors ahead of becoming Australia’s top book retailer

- February 6, 2020 2 MIN READ

Booktopia has rebounded from an aborted $10 million crowdfunding campaign last year to land double that amount as it pushes towards becoming the company leading book retailer. Champ Ventures CEO and co-founder Su-Ming Wong and JBS Investments CEO and founder John Sampson led a consortium of investors in a $20 million capital raise as the… Read more »

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Online retailer Booktopia abandons crowdfunding after falling short of its target

- June 11, 2019 3 MIN READ

Booktopia CEO and co-founder Tony Nash   Online bookseller Booktopia wanted to raise $10 million from an equity crowdfund Despite having nearly 2 million customers, just 850 people invested, raising less than 9% of the target The Sydney-based retailer is now talking to private investors  Leading Australian book retailer Booktopia has walked away from its… Read more »