Alina Hunter and Lucy Chambers

Female-founded edtech Cleverbean raises $200,000 to reduce teach burnout

- May 29, 2023 2 MIN READ

Edtech Cleverbean has raised $200,000 in Seed funding from Victorian early-stage investor Skalata Ventures to help reduce teacher burnout, at a time when a record number are leaving the profession. The startup offers thousands of evidence-based and research-backed learning materials for the K-6 Australian English curriculum. Cleverbean was cofounded Lucy Chambers, a teacher, and Alina… Read more »

CommandPost founder Alex Rixon-Booth

Crisis management startup CommandPost banks $200,000 Seed round

- April 18, 2023 2 MIN READ

CommandPost, a crisis management startup designed to improve emergency response times and coordination has raised $200,000 in Seed funding from Melbourne VC Skalata $200,000. Founder Alex Rixon-Booth worked in emergency service response and decided to take things to the next level in the wake of miscommunications during the recent NSW floods and Black Summer bushfires… Read more »

Lewi Software, Geraldine Terada-Bellis, Vishnu Avudainayagam

Skalata backs Queensland Uni grads in software startup transforming chemical engineering

- March 15, 2023 2 MIN READ

A software startup developed by two University of Queensland graduates has raised $200,000 in a Seed round backed by Melbourne VC Skalata Ventures. Lewi Software is tackling an unsexy part of asset management in the chemicals sector – wastewater management, which has suffered from underinvestment on the software from compared to the rest of the… Read more »

Partnar, Ryan Elliot, Jamie Pitt

Brands collaboration marketplace Partnar banks $200,000 Seed round from Skalata

- February 20, 2023 2 MIN READ

B2B marketing partnerships platform Partnar has raised $200,000 in a Seed investment from Melbourne early-stage VC Skalata Ventures. The marketplace startup describes itself as a “matchmaker for business collaborations” connecting brands and businesses in the face of rising costs and decreasing reliability from online advertising. Partnar offers an alternative to pay-per-click marketing campaigns for brands to… Read more »


Predictive people movements startup Nola raises $200,000 in pre-Seed for ‘Google Analytics for real life’

- October 20, 2022 2 MIN READ

Nola, a computer vision startup that helps businesses estimate where people will be and when, alongside helping customers find the shortest queues at events, has raised $200,000 from VC and accelerator program Skalata Ventures. Cofounder Victoria Zorin came up with the idea three years ago as her frustration grew while stuck in queues at a… Read more »