Live entertainment startup, Muso, has cranked up the volume as the nation emerges from lockdown with a $2 million seed-plus raise for international expansion plans. The round was led by Melbourne VC Rampersand, with a syndicate headed by Athena Home Loans co-founder Michael Starkey also chipping in alongside Alberts Impact Capital, Flying Fox VC and… Read more »
PredictiveHire finds out what makes top employees tick then screens for those factors in job applicants
PredictiveHire works to find out what powers a company’s highest performing employees, and then look for those traits in new job applicants.
Auckland startup PredictHQ has raised US$10 million ($13.8 million, NZ$14.8 million) in a Series A round led by US firm Aspect Ventures.
Now might be exactly the right time in Australia to start a fintech, but what exactly the best investors are looking for can be a mystery for new founders.
Melbourne-founded AmazingCo, a startup whose platform allows users to plan special events and outings online, has raised $2.3 million in a funding round led by Rampersand VC.
Australian VCs come together to support women-led startups with office hours on International Women’s Day
To be held at Fishburners on International Women’s Day will be a group session helping founders work through a problem, followed by 1:1 office hour slots.
Mentorloop has raised $725,000 in funding from venture capital firms Blackbird Ventures, Rampersand, and Tempus Partners, and a number of angel investors.
Australian startups to see further corporate involvement and growing international investment in 2017
It is fair to say that 2016 has been the biggest year yet for the Australian startup community – but there is a lot to come in 2017.
Melbourne-based venture capital firm Rampersand has today announced it is in the process of raising up to $50 million for its second fund, with almost half raised.
International Women’s Day events celebrate achievements of women in tech and look ahead to the future
There is no doubt that there are numerous obstacles facing women in tech and the wider business sphere, but the champagne breakfast events held by Like Minded Bitches Drinking Wine in Sydney and Melbourne for International Women’s Day were a celebration of what the group’s members have achieved despite the barriers.
Online marketplaces allow you to hire almost anything these days, from tradies to event planners and even pets. Yes, there’s an app that let’s you borrow a dog for a day. But who are these tradies, planners and dogs? How can you be guaranteed that the tradie is qualified, the planner is tasteful and the dog doesn’t have rabies? When it comes to money you don’t want to be offloading to anyone and that’s where managed payment systems come in.