Andrew Barnes

Edtech Go1 turns unicorn with a massive $273 million series D led by SoftBank

- July 20, 2021 2 MIN READ

Brisbane-based online corporate training marketplace Go1 is Australia’s newest unicorn startup after raising a whopping US$200 million (A$273m) series D. Japanese investment powerhouse SoftBank’s Vision 2 fund led the round, announced less than a fortnight after it backed another Brisbane startup, Skedulo’s $100 million raise. Others investors in the latest Go1 round include AirTree Ventures… Read more »


Atlassian co-founder Scott Farquhar’s family fund joins $57 million Airwallex raise

- September 29, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

  Airwallex has topped up its US$160 million (AU$254m) series D raise from April with an extra US$40 million ($57m) with Skip Capital, the family investment fund run by Kim Jackson with her husband, Atlassian co-founder Scott Farquhar. Regular backer Square Peg Capital also returned for the latest cash injection, which continues to value the… Read more »


Business lender Moula raises $20 million in Series D

- December 9, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

  Non-bank lender Moula has raised $20 million in Series D equity funding to scale up its business lending. The round for the Melbourne fintech, which offers same-day, short-term loans worth $5,000-$500,000, was led by Escala Partners supported by existing shareholders Liberty Financial and Acorn Capital. Moula previously raised $30 million in 2015. Co-founder and CEO Aris Allegos (pictured above)… Read more »