Quoc Nguyen, Michael Tutek, Luke Milkovic

Afterpay-backed Touch Ventures leads $5.5 million series A in retail experience platform preezie

- November 24, 2021 2 MIN READ

Online shopping experience platform preezie has raised $5.5 million in a Series A. The round was led by ASX-listed, Afterpay-backed Touch Ventures and Steve Baxter’s investment syndicate, TEN13. Preezie will allocate the cash to team and product growth as well as international expansion. The company previously raised $575,000 in a seed round 18 months ago.… Read more »


Woolworths VC fund W23 backs ecommerce startup Longtail UX in $2.25 million raise

- August 14, 2020 2 MIN READ

Retail tech startup Longtail UX has raised $2.25 million led by Woolworths Group’s venture capital arm, W23, and Steven Lew’s Global Retail Brands.  The supplementary equity comes on top of $3 million round in March this year, led by Investec through its Investec Emerging Companies Fund I. Woolworths is looking at adopting the startup’s technology across… Read more »


Fintech Assembly Payments is launching e-commerce joint venture with UK banking giant Standard Chartered

- February 12, 2020 2 MIN READ

British banking multinational Standard Chartered is launching a joint venture company with fintech Assembly Payments to develop next generation payment solutions for the US$29 trillion e-commerce sector. The deal is a major coup for Assembly Payments, which launched in Melbourne in 2014, began providing online payment solutions with escrow services for marketplaces and platforms, before… Read more »