Becoming Australia’s most successful Kickstarter project in 2016, nura has closed a $21 million Series A round led by existing backer Blackbird Ventures to push the rollout of its flagship product, the nuraphone.
Melbourne startup nura has officially broken a record to become the most funded Australian Kickstarter campaign ever. The campaign has reached more than AU$1.2 million in pledges with a total of 4,000 backers with 12 days left to go.
Microsoft sells feature phone business for $350 million; Alibaba Pictures raises $260m; Nura raises $312,000 on Kickstarter
After a busy week Microsoft has announced it is selling its feature phone business to Foxconn subsidiary FIH Mobile for $350 million, while Fitbit has acquired the ‘wearable payments assets’ from mobile payments startup Coin.