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.
Sydney startup Full Profile is one of Australia’s only companies that is creating solutions for the cross sections of fintech and agritech. Using blockchain technology and smart contracts, Full Profile has developed a platform called AgriDigital that helps farmers get paid in real-time to solve the industry problem of counterparty risk for buyers and banks.
Melbourne-based venture capital firm Trimantium Capital and US firm Winklevoss Capital have announced a potential co-investment in blockchain technology. Both firms are currently in the co-investment development stage and aim to leverage off each other’s deal flows to expand the presence of blockchain in Asia.
Australian consultant marketplace Expert360 has launched its international expansion, opening an office in New York in order to better support its global customers.
Sydney startup buybye is an ecommerce app that provides customers with an online social shopping store, creating a new shopping experience where retailers are all in the one place
For almost five years now, General Assembly has been one of the foremost educational providers in the digital space, growing hand in hand with the digital economy.
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.
Praditus is a self-discovery platform that helps individuals identify their talents and areas of development through a series of tests, based on the latest psychometric profiling data and scientific analysis.
For some of us, going shopping is an event or experience in itself: whole days are set aside and devoted entirely to pounding the pavement looking for the best deals and taking in the atmosphere of each store. However for others, particularly young male professionals, whether it’s buying groceries or clothes, shopping is a dreaded chore.
Group holiday tours can be exhausting: weeks spent in a bus with the same people, hurtling from destination to destination, stopping only to take a handful of pictures in front of famous landmarks and buy a few expensive souvenirs. Travellers these days are getting bored of having the same old experiences in tourist traps as everyone else, providing entrepreneurs with the perfect opportunity to jump in with new services to help facilitate unique experiences.