Propel looks to enable participants to learn from Silicon Valley’s mindset and culture, and provide them with direct access to US venture capitalists.
Founders have used landing pads to springboard their startups into the US, including KoalaSafe, Event Workforce Group, Indee Labs, Gym Sales & Open Cities.
On-demand photography startup Snappr raises $2.5 million, gaming startup Gamurs closes $3.5 million round, Blackbird Ventures backs AskNicely
Snappr has announced the closing of a $2.5 million seed funding round, with the funds set to help accelerate the businesses expansion across the US.
Pivotus Ventures has announced a partnership with CUA which will see CUA customers given access to Pivotus’ new banking platform.
Startup Onramp announced it is set to expand its program across regional Australia, with a second local program set to kick off in September.
Working to simplify the process behind creating and initiating voice, email, and SMS communication is Sydney-startup Upwire.
Catch Group has announced that it will be expanding its Catch (no longer ‘of the day’) offering offline, with the introduction of a bricks-and-mortar store.
ASIC has signed an agreement with the United Arab Emirates’ ADGM FSRA, which outlines how both nations will collaborate to support fintech startups.
Optus has today announced a $1 billion plan to strengthen its mobile network across regional Australia, increasing call and 4G coverage.
CropLogic has released its prospectus ahead of its proposed ASX listing, as the business looks to raise up to $8 million with shares at $0.20 each.
GoGet has announced a new partnership with waterless carwash startup WipeHero, which will see GoGet’s fleet of vehicles cleaned by WipeHero’s technology.
Catch Group has announced the rebranding of Catch of the Day and relaunch of the platform, as the business looks to expand into New Zealand.
Afterpay has announced a partnership with Trade Me that will see the startup’s ‘buy now, pay later’ offering rolled out to Trade Me merchants.
Airwallex has announced that it has closed a US$13 million Series A round to help fuel the release of new API and expand internationally.
HealthEngine has announced the closure of a $26.7 million Series C round led by Sequoia India, which will help expand the startup’s team and offerings.