We’ve all seen startups on the TV show “Shark Tank” eaten alive by potential investors for seemingly outrageous valuations. Often their pitches take an even more unforgiving turn when founders are unable to validate their numbers. But coming up with an attractive yet sensible valuation that appeals to investors is no mean feat. Of… Read more »
Pitches are difficult to get right. Despite all the blogs and material about how to perfect startup pitches, presenting to investors is still a challenging task. Founders often obsess over their pitch: from fine-tuning the value proposition to religiously following Guy Kawasaki’s 10/20/30 model, cramming as much as possible in their 20-minute pitch to… Read more »
GOFAR has created a device that, plugged into a vehicle’s diagnostic port, can track a driver’s performance, monitor the car’s health, and easily log mileage expenses via a connected app.
Founded by Dr Vaughan Shanks following his experiences working at the Australian Department of Defence and data analytics company Palantir, Cydarm is a cybersecurity incident response system.
HotDoc has raised $5 million in a Series B funding round led by Right Click Capital, with participation from existing backers including AirTree Ventures.
StartCon has partnered with Australian venture capital firm Right Click Capital to launch pitching competition Pitch for $1 million across Asia-Pacific, with the winner to be receive $1 million in funding.
Adelaide’s Myriota has raised a US$15 million eries A round led Blue Sky VC and the CSIRO’s Main Sequence Ventures, with participation from Boeing HorizonX.
Dunedin startup CodeLingo has raised NZ$540,000 ($494,000) in seed funding from Australian venture capital firms Right Click Capital and Reinventure.
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Australian venture capital firm Right Click Capital has participated in a US$3.1 million Series A round for Singapore cybersecurity startup Horangi.
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Looking to further the conversation about smart money, founder-friendly investors, and how founders can make investors work for them is Benjamin Chong.
Practice Ignition has announced the close of a $5 million Series A round, with the funds to help fuel the startup’s international growth.
HealthTech startup CohortIQ has taken out the top prize in the DataStart program, an initiative launched by the Prime Minister’s Office in conjunction with Pollenizer last November. Over 200 startups applied to take part in the program, with the seven finalists given access to government data, customer discovery, and technical support across five days before pitching to the judges last night.