Canberra-founded, Palo Alto-based startup Instaclustr has raised $20.8 million in a funding round led by New York City private equity firm Level Equity. Launched by Ben Bromhead, Adam Zegelin, Peter Lilley, and Doug Stuart in 2013, Instaclustr is an ‘open source as a service’ platform, delivering fully hosted and managed big data technology solutions in… Read more »
ASX-listed software company LiveTiles has raised $11 million via a share placement to help expand its global reach, with over 61.1 million shares issued at 18 cents per share to local and international institutional investors.
Expert360 has announced the close of a $13 million Series B round, which will fund the development of new features and international growth.
New York-based mobile investment startup Stash, cofounded by Australian Ed Robinson, has today announced the closing of a US$25 million Series B round led by Valar Ventures.
After 18 months in New York, logistics software startup GetSwift is heading back home to open its global HQ in Melbourne ahead of an ASX listing next month.
Moving to the US? You can head to Silicon Valley, or you can follow GetSwift’s route and head to the Big Apple, the undisputed epicentre of business in the US.
From Frank Sinatra to Ryan Adams, Allen Ginsberg to Joan Didion, New York City is famous for the artists it’s been home to and the art it’s inspired. While artists have flocked to New York, Silicon Valley has become synonymous with tech entrepreneurship. For many startup founders, Silicon Valley has always been Mecca. Until now.