Entrepreneur and angel investor Trevor Folsom is joining UNSW Founders program as Entrepreneur in Residence to support early stage startups. Folsom is co-founder of Investible as well as Club Investible – its global network of active early stage investors – making more than 80 direct investments. He was an early investor in Canva and chairs… Read more »
How paying for a ‘gap year’ for young people to work in startups is a better bang for taxpayer bucks after Jobkeeper
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 »
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 »
One of the most famous names in Australian music just backed live gig app Muso in a $1.5 million seed round
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 »
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 »
It’s rarely easy for angel investors to figure out which startups are worth the time and investment. Once you’ve built a reputation as an active and trusted investor, you may find yourself buried under a vast number of approaches, all which require you to do due diligence research or to spend an inordinate amount of… Read more »
A VR company that gives property buyers a walk through their future home just landed a $750,000 seed round
Inspace XR co-founder Justin Laing Virtual reality startup Inspace XR, which creates virtual mock-up of a new houses to show prospective buyers and builders, has closed $750,000 in seed funding, led by Investible, just weeks after it won the Sydney leg of the VC fund’s Investible Games. It’s the second $750,000 raise for in three… Read more »
Creel Price’s angel investment firm, Investible, is on the hunt for champion tech startups seeking Series A or B capital, to be part of China’s annual Overseas Talent Entrepreneurship Conference (OTEC) this July. Now in its seventh year, OTEC in Beijing is one of the world’s largest VC events, and last year attracted more than… Read more »
The City of Sydney has partnered with Investible to run a Retail Innovation Program, an accelerator program aimed at helping traditional bricks and mortar retailers get online.
Peer-to-peer car sharing network Car Next Door has closed a $5 million Series B round, with the round comprising investment from existing backers Caltex and Investible and a portion raised through equity crowdfunding platform Equitise.
Having raised $2.3 million from investors including existing backers Caltex and Investible, car sharing startup Car Next Door is opening up the rest of its Series B round to users, taking to crowdfunding platform Equitise to raise a minimum of $500,000.
Inamo has developed the ‘Curl’, a wearable payments accessory which connects to a transaction account and allows purchases through Paywave.
WOTSO WorkSpace, a network of coworking spaces in locations not traditionally seen as tech hubs, has announced a partnership with ‘startup generator’ Investible that will see Investible run its workshops and accelerator program from WOTSO locations from 2017. As well as spaces in Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley, on the Gold Coast, and on Flinders St in… Read more »
Sydney startup Fingerprint for Success is an interactive web app for entrepreneurs and investors to benchmark talent
Fingerprint for Success is an assessment tool for entrepreneurs and investors to benchmark themselves against others and discover where they sit in relation to people who have succeeded or failed before them.