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SEEK just backed a $22 million Series C for people management startup Employment Hero

- July 8, 2019 2 MIN READ

Employment Hero co-founder and CEO Ben Thompson. Source: supplied The latest raise values the 5-year-old startup at more than $100 million SEEK, OneVentures, and AirTree Ventures contributed once again The funds will help facilitate strategic integrations with SEEK, and international expansion, as well as developing the “WorkLife Passport” product, which simplifies things such as super… 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 »

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This new investment platform lets startup founders pitch for funding and sign deals on their mobile phone

- June 4, 2019 2 MIN READ

Leading private investment platform Wholesale Investor has launched a capital raising admin platform that’s mobile friendly CRIISP lets founders raise capital, access investors, manage and track investor interest. The platform offers access to Wholesale Investor’s network of 21,500+ investors Investment platform Wholesale Investor has launched a new SaaS capital raising admin platform, dubbed CRIISP, which… Read more »