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Funding

Invest Inya Farmer, a fintech that lets people put their money where their mouths are, plants $1.1 million Seed round

- March 23, 2023 2 MIN READ

Agriculture fractional investment marketplace Invest Inya Farmer (IIF) has raised $1.1 million in Seed funding to give everyone to back the people who grow what they eat.  The round was led by Investible, alongside  global agtech VC AgFunder and high net worth investors. IIF has built a smartphone app that allows users to browse and… Read more »

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People

Investible names Charlie Ill as first chief investment officer to ramp up global focus

- February 27, 2023 2 MIN READ

Early-stage venture capital firm Investible has named Asia-Pacific investment expert Charlie Ill as the group’s first Chief Investment Officer as the fund ramps up its global presence. The Sydney-headquartered VC, which also has an office in Singapore, has also promoted Jayden Basha to principal and Ben Lindsay to investment manager. Ill has been charged with… Read more »

Funding

Adtech startup TRENDii raises $2.9 million in Seed round

- October 7, 2022 2 MIN READ

Two-year-old adtech startup TRENDii has raised $2.9 million in a Seed round to help brands and media deliver marketing in a post-cookies online world.  The round was led by Investible and a strategic media partner. The capital is for international expansion; product enhancement and category development; new tech; and building out the partnerships team. TRENDii… Read more »

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Other tech

VC Investible backs Impact Tech Ventures to take tech scaleups global

- June 15, 2022 2 MIN READ

Late-stage accelerator Impact Tech Ventures and early-stage VC Investible are collaborating to help drive international growth for promising Australian tech scaleups.  The Sydney firms plan to collaborate cross a range of growth programs and engagement initiatives, including the 2022 Australian Technologies  Competition (ATC), now in its 12th year.  Impact Tech Ventures Executive Chair Patrick Mooney… Read more »

Annie Flamsteed
Funding

Athlete mental health startup championed by Grand Slam winning tennis coach Darren Cahill bags $2.5 million seed round

- January 10, 2022 2 MIN READ

A female-founded wellness management platform for youth athletes has closed a $2.5 million seed round as it looks to help athletes with their mental health. Brisbane-based iNSPIRETEK was founded by former competitive gymnast Annie Flamsteed to provide athletes with mental health support and the tools they need when they need them most. The round was led by… Read more »

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Funding

VC firm Investible launches $100 million climate tech fund

- September 30, 2021 3 MIN READ

Sydney seed investment firm Investible is on the hunt for $100 million to launch a climate tech venture capital fund. The fund will invest in early-stage climate-focussed technology businesses, with 50% capacity to participate in follow-on rounds. It will predominantly focus on Australian businesses, but has up to 30% earmarked for international ventures. Investible CEO… Read more »

Future of work

The City of Sydney is opening a massive tech innovation hub in Salesforce Tower to help tackle climate change

- August 2, 2021 2 MIN READ

The soaring 56-storey Salesforce Tower at Sydney’s Circular Quay will be home to a new innovation hub focused on tackling climate change. Named ‘Greenhouse’, the hub spans 3,800sqm on first three floors at 180 George Street and is due to open next year. It will offer affordable office space for climate tech startups and scaleups,… Read more »

Other tech

Proptech startup Rental Heroes raises $1 million seed round to go global

- May 20, 2021 2 MIN READ

Melbourne proptech startup Rental Heroes has raised $1 million in seed funding for its AI-based tenant request SaaS platform. Seed investment group Investible led the round, with existing investor, Artesian, once again backing the two-year-old startup alongside US-based Hustle Fund and Morten Birk Belling, managing director of Menulog ANZ.   Rental Heroes is pioneering the use… Read more »

Opinion

How paying for a ‘gap year’ for young people to work in startups is a better bang for taxpayer bucks after Jobkeeper

- May 25, 2020 4 MIN READ

If we want the best bang for our economic stimulus buck, we need young workers in startups  As we crawl towards our new definition of ‘normal’, one thing that’s become clear is that ‘recovery’ from COVID-19 isn’t a single goal; it’s a thousand small wins we will need to reach at different speeds.  Despite the… Read more »

Opinion

How to think beyond the pitch

- February 4, 2020 3 MIN READ

Pitch competitions are an ecosystem darling for a number of reasons. They provide startups with additional opportunities for exposure and capital and help ensure founders can effectively communicate their business in a short amount of time, including to audiences that might not be familiar with their industry or sector. They also provide a way for… Read more »

Topics

One of the most famous names in Australian music just backed live gig app Muso in a $1.5 million seed round

- October 29, 2019 3 MIN READ

Muso co-founders Alan-Jin, Brandon Crimmins and Jeremiah Siemianow. Photo: supplied Muso, an online marketplace app for emerging musicians find live gigs, and help venues recruit new talent has raised $1.5 million in seed funding. The support came from Investible a new impact investment fund Alberts Impact Capital, created by the legendary music publishing business Alberts (who… Read more »

Topics

Investible has thrown its support behind Indigenous-run startup accelerators

- September 24, 2019 2 MIN READ

IndigiSpace’s Greg Hodgkins (centre) with Donna Ingram and Joanne Cassady. Early-stage investment firm Investible has gifted its founder and startup accelerator program to two Indigenous-focused business development providers, Indigispace and The Cultural Intelligence Project, training them up to independently deliver the programs to Aboriginal founders On the east coast, IndigiSpace founder Greg Hodgkinson is program coordinator, supported by trainer Brendan… Read more »