Funding

Linktree clicks on $59 million in Series B

- March 26, 2021 < 1 MIN READ

Melbourne-based social media venture Linktree has tapped the market for more cash, just five months after its A$15 million series A, raising another US$45m (A$59m) in a Series B The round was co-led by European VC Index Ventures, and New York’s Coatue. AirTree Ventures and Insight Partners returned as investors with a Who’s Who of… Read more »

Funding

Social media enabler Linktree takes on its first funding with a $15m series A

- October 27, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

Melbourne-based social media venture Linktree has ended four years of bootstrapping, taking on $15 million (US$10.7m) in a series A round to expand globally. Linktree is a free tool to optimise internet presence for a celebrity, company or blogger, curating content across social media sites such as Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and Twitch, sending viewers to other… Read more »

News & Analysis

5 things you should know about tech today

- May 11, 2020 4 MIN READ

    Happy Monday all. Let’s kick off the week   1.  Zoom goes security shopping Video communication site du jour, Zoom, is working on beefing up its security, with CEO Eric Yuan implementing a 90-day plan focusing on privacy and security, after a string of incidents with strangers – hello Hamish Blake – dropping uninvited… Read more »

Opinion

The end is nigh for websites

- January 31, 2020 3 MIN READ

If you tell me you’re creating a website for your startup, I’ll ask you if your dial-up internet and fax machine are installed too. You might think I’m exaggerating, because well, I am. But only a little bit. That’s because dial-up internet was once seen as the cutting edge development of a digitally empowered business,… Read more »

News & Analysis

Melbourne’s Linktree makes CNBC’s 100 startups to watch

- November 14, 2019 2 MIN READ

Linktree co-founders Zaccaria, Nick Humphreys and Anthony Zaccaria Melbourne-based social media venture Linktree is the only Australian startup to make the cut in US business site CNBC’s list of the world’s most promising startups. The annual list by CNBC looks for the top 100 venture-backed startups globally with the potential to transform industries and become… Read more »