Cadmus founder Herk Kailis

Breakthrough Victoria plants $600,000 in anti-plagiarism edtech Cadmus

- May 19, 2023 2 MIN READ

Breakthrough Victoria, the state government’s $2 billion investment fund, has backed edtech startup Cadmus, which is helping universities detect generative AI plagiarism, chipping in $600,000 as part of an undisclosed total round for global expansion. Cadmus emerged in 2015 out of a research project at the University of Melbourne. The software platform has sophisticated learner… Read more »


Firefighting virtual reality training startup FLAIM lands $6.7 million Series A

- April 3, 2023 2 MIN READ

A virtual reality firefighter training startup spun out of Deakin University has raised $6.7 million Series A, with the Victorian government’s investment fund Breakthrough Victoria, taking a minority stake in the business for $5 million. FLAIM Systems has developed what’s believed to be the world’s first fully immersive virtual firefighting training system, offering a safe… Read more »