Alan Hunter

National Renewable Network secures $10 million for retail solar and battery roll out

- January 17, 2024 2 MIN READ

Green energy infrastructure startup National Renewable Network (NRN) has secured $10 million in funding as part of its ambition to provide low cost solar and battery setups to 250,000 Australian homes by 2030. The funding facility of up to $10 million has come from Catalytic Impact Capital, an impact/ESG-focused private credit business offering secured loan… Read more »


ANZ startups saw over $10 billion worth of investment in 2021

- January 24, 2022 2 MIN READ

Last year set a new record for investment in startups from Australian and New Zealand with more than $10 billion landing in the pockets of local entrepreneurs. The figures come from Chris Gillings’s Cut Through Venture newsletter which provides a monthly snapshot of the money flowing into the startup ecosystem. Investments ramped up through 2021,… Read more »

Michele Romanow

Canadian investor Clearco launches in Australia with $100 million war chest to disrupt startup capital investment

- October 4, 2021 4 MIN READ

Canadian capital investor Clearco has launched in Australia with a promise of $100 million on the table to back digital-first ecommerce businesses. Co-founded by Canadian tech entrepreneur and Dragon’s Den (aka Shark Tank) star Michele Romanow, Clearco has already invested in niche B2C brands Beard Market, Vegan Grocery Store and Jolyn swimwear, and offers between $10,000… Read more »