TEN13, the early-stage technology investment syndicate co-founded in 2019 by Steve Baxter, says it’s on track to deploy more than $100 million in its first three years of operation. The Queensland venture fund, which has a deal-by-deal model, has already raised and invested $30 million into 14 break-out technology companies across the globe including Australia’s… Read more »
Big news dropped this week – Brisbane based video editing platform, Clipchamp, was acquired by Microsoft. The following is part of a lovely note sent out to all shareholders by one of the founders, Alex Dreiling, when trying to use my own words as an intro – I failed to find better words, so I am using… Read more »
It’s been 5 years on the board of Go1, last month they entered the unicorn club in Australia after raising $200m from Softbank and others. The Aussie startup space is humming. Each week there are new announcements on fundraising. Even better we are seeing exits as well in this space giving investors and, even better for… Read more »
Steve Baxter is backing an AI venture that tackles the one thing everyone in business hates: meetings
Notiv cofounders Chris Raethke and Dr Iain McCowan. Source: supplied When it comes to solving problems, there’s a big one nearly everyone in business can agree on: meetings. It starts with who’s going to take notes. A new venture, Notiv, from tech industry veterans Chris Raethke and Dr Iain McCowan is hoping to solve that… Read more »
It’s a startup with the potential to turn into unicorn, according to one of the country’s highest profile investors, Steve Baxter, who’s just led a $1 million seed round in Brisbane video platform Clipchamp, with the former Shark Tank shark declaring it “Canva for video”. Canva, the Sydney graphic design startup founded by Mel Perkins… Read more »
Leanne Kemp, founder of blockchain startup Everledger, has been appointed the new Queensland Chief Entrepreneur, taking over in the role from Steve Baxter.
Australian Computer Society acquires River City Labs with promise to invest $7.5 million over three years
Four months on from Steve Baxter announcing his intentions to sell Brisbane coworking community River City Labs, the Australian Computer Society (ACS) has won the bid, becoming owner and operator of River City Labs Group with the promise to invest $7.5 million in growing its operations over the next three years. In acquiring the hub,… Read more »
After six years at the helm, Steve Baxter is set to move on from Brisbane coworking hub River City Labs, announcing he is looking for a new owner.
Brisbane startup Math Mate is working to help all kids engage with and enjoy learning maths through the development of gamification app Do Math Good.
Cohort Go enables students to pay in their own local currency, and offers them rates usually only available to large corporates.
Peer-to-peer car sharing network Car Next Door has closed a $5 million Series B round, with the round comprising investment from existing backers Caltex and Investible and a portion raised through equity crowdfunding platform Equitise.
Australia Post Regional Pitchfest has revealed the lineup of entrepreneurs from Australia that will have the chance to pitch their ideas on stage.
The University of Queensland has this week opened its Idea Hub, a coworking space designed to help entrepreneurial students grow their early-stage ideas.
Queensland startup Travelshoot connects tourists to local photographers for HQ destination photoshoots
Looking to help travellers capture more than just generic selfies in front of tourist traps is Queensland startup Travelshoot.
Brisbane-based edutech startup GO1 has raised $4 million in funding from a mix of new and existing investors to accelerate its global expansion.