Co-founder of Australian VC firm CapitalPitch, Jeremy Liddle, has left his company to launch Singularity University’s (SU) flagship Global Startup Program (GSP) in the Asia Pacific region (APAC).
The first local funding announcement of the year is here, with Sydney fintech startup CapitalPitch announcing that it has closed a $600,000 seed round led by Aaron Bertinetti and Trevor Folsom, director of Elevation Capital.
CapitalPitch is a new equity investment platform for startups looking to raise a Series A, but it also has an education element
Australian founders have long expressed a longing for an investment environment that supports startups throughout the entirety of their lifecycle. Seed capital and Series A funds are now easier to raise compared to five years ago, however only a small percentage of startups make it to Series A.