Sydney envirotech startup Pathzero has raised US$5 million (A$6.8m) as it looks to expand globally. The round was led by VC Carthona Capital, with Antler Australia – the startup emerged out of the Antler program – and impact investor, Phil Vernon. Former Commsec MD Paul Rayson also signed on as one of several new investors. … Read more »
The world’s richest man, Elon Musk and his charitable arm, the Musk Foundation, is backing a US$100 million (A$130m) prize to deal with carbon removal to tackle climate change. Non-profit XPRIZE, which is running a range of cash prize competitions to tackle global challenges, is launching the $100 million XPRIZE Carbon Removal, a four-year global… Read more »
Australian delivery service startup Sendle has today announced a partnership deal with NAB to improve parcel delivery for the bank’s small business customers around Australia. The collaboration is part of Sendle’s aim to help small businesses take on big businesses by levelling the logistics playing field.