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ASX

Altium shares soar after knocking back Autodesk’s $5bn takeover bid

- June 7, 2021 2 MIN READ

Shares in ASX-listed software venture Altium (ASX: ALU) jumped 40% after the company rejected an unsolicited $5 billion takeover offer from NASDAQ-listed multinational software behemoth Autodesk. The non-binding, indicative and unsolicited offer from for 100% of Altium at A$38.50 per share, by way of a scheme of arrangement, was rejected as “significantly” undervaluing the business,… Read more »

Profiles

Zero to one: RocketClub helps early-stage startups accelerate user growth by distributing shares to early adopters

- September 7, 2015 7 MIN READ

Over the last decade, all forms of crowdfunding – donations-based, rewards-based, debt-based or equity-based – have been embraced by early-stage startups that take extraordinary risks bringing new products to unproven markets. What we have rarely seen, however, is startups offering shares to early adopters of a product, or more specifically, startups offering shares to accelerate user adoption. This is what RocketClub, a startup headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, facilitates.

Insights

Sweat Equity & Startups

- March 8, 2013 3 MIN READ

Yes, I know. You are a start-up. You have limited resources and a difficult cash flow forecast – but could really use some help. We spoke about interns a while back, now we are going to look a bit deeper into other ways you might think about to supplement the limited funds you have to hand to get the right person helping you out.