Funding

Super funds and the CBA have piled into Square Peg’s latest $600 million investment war chest

- December 15, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

Square Peg Capital has closed its fourth generation fund, raising $600 million. Super funds HostPlus and AustralianSuper led the raise with the Commonwealth Bank also signing up alongside alternative investment management firm Roc Partners. The fresh raise takes the VC firm’s total committed capital to $1.4 billion in a year that saw Square Peg return… Read more »

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News & Analysis

Square’s former Australian boss is launching a business payments fintech with $6.3m seed raise

- June 30, 2020 2 MIN READ

A former executive from Jack Dorsey’s payments company Square is launching a new payments and financial services fintech targeting business. Melbourne-based Zeller, founded by Ben Pfisterer and Dominic Yap, has landed $6.3 million in seed funding led by Square Peg Capital, which previously invested in fintechs such as Stripe, Airwallex, Prospa and Athena, alongside Apex… Read more »

News & Analysis

A Sydney University professor just raised $22 million to solve a big problem in quantum computing

- September 11, 2019 2 MIN READ

Square Peg Capital Partner Tushar Roy with Professor Michael Biercuk, founder and CEO of QCTRL. Photo: supplied Quantum computing startup Q-CTRL has raised US$15 million (AU$22m) in a Series A round led by Square Peg Capital.  Silicon Valley’s Sierra Ventures also joined the raise beside existing investors, including Sequoia Capital, Main Sequence Ventures, and Horizons… Read more »