News & Analysis

US investors arrive in Melbourne for roundtable on investment in Australian innovation

- February 2, 2016 2 MIN READ

A number of US investors have arrived in Melbourne for a roundtable at the Victorian Parliament today. The roundtable will see the investors, including Thiel Capital portfolio manager Matt Danzeisen, DOM Capital Group managing partner Tony Owen, and Trimantium Capital co-chairman Roderick Thomson, meet with Victorian ministers and business executives to discuss investment in Australian innovation.

Profiles

Do Australian VCs need a service like DataFox?

- November 17, 2014 9 MIN READ

A new startup DataFox has emerged, offering what appears to be a holistic and automated solution that allows investors to make better investment decisions. Google Ventures Partner Dave Munichiello even said that DataFox “is well positioned to help foster a new era of transparency in the world of private-company data.”

News & Analysis

Ninja Blocks secures an additional USD$700,000 to propel the launch of new product Ninja Sphere

- October 28, 2014 2 MIN READ

Home intelligence startup Ninja Blocks has today announced a USD$700,000 capital raise. The news follows a successful Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign completed in January through which the startup raised a little over $700,000, more than six times its pledged amount. Investors in the latest fund round are both local and international, and include SingTel Innov8, Blackbird Ventures and 500 Startups.