Entries for the Techboard Australian Angel Awards close on November 7

- November 2, 2023 2 MIN READ

Startup investment analysis firm Techboard has extended the closing date for its annual Australian Angel Awards to November 7′ The awards celebrate the contribution Angel investors make to the startup ecosystem and overall economy and community in Australia, and this year are being supported by Angel Loop. Techboard CEO and cofounder Peter van Bruchem said Angel… Read more »

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Techboard analysed the first quarter of 2023 VC funding and found more than $1 billion went into 111 deals

- April 21, 2023 3 MIN READ

Venture capital funding at the start of 2023 may not have been as bad as many thought according to new analysis from Perth-based investment data company Techboard. Releasing its March quarter Funded report this week, Techboard identified $1.01 billion in capital deployed across 111 deals. That figure is 50% higher than the $661 million across… Read more »

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Susan Oliver named Angel of the Year in Techboard’s annual angel investor awards

- September 14, 2021 4 MIN READ

Scale Investors co-founder Susan Oliver has been named the Angel of the Year in Techboard’s annual Australian Angel Awards. Oliver, who early this year stepped away the governance side of Scale to chair the Alice Anderson Fund, the Victorian government’s sidecar fund, was a worthy recipient accord to Angel Awards founder and Techboard co-founder Rafael… Read more »


Techboard names Australia’s top angel investors

- October 15, 2020 3 MIN READ

  Perth-based angel investor Greg Riebe has been named the Angel of the year for his contribution to and impact on angel investment in the startup community in the annual Techboard 2020 Australian Angel Investment Awards. Despite fears that it would be a lean year for angel investment, Techboard found that total funds deployed by… Read more »


Techboard’s annual funding report finds Australian startup investment bucked the global downward trend

- October 2, 2020 3 MIN READ

FY20 startup funding nearly $7 billion Private investment almost doubled to $4.48bn Blackbird led Australian VC investors with 14 deals worth $490m More than 700 Australian startups have received nearly 900 rounds of funding from around 400 investors during the 2020 financial year according to the latest annual funding report by data analysis company Techboard.… Read more »


6 charts that show startup investment is booming in Australia

- October 21, 2019 4 MIN READ

The Airwallex team.  Investments in Australian startups have nearly doubled in the past 12 months to nearly $7 billion, with Victoria leading the way, according to data analytics firm Techboard. The Techboard Australian Startup and Young Technology Company Annual Funding Report 2018/19, released at Intersekt on Friday. Techboard co-founder and CEO Peter van Bruchem said… Read more »


Australia’s top fintech investors will debate the latest funding trends in Melbourne

- October 16, 2019 2 MIN READ

The most recent trends in fintech investment in Australia will be debated by some of the investors at the forefront of the sector a special Techboard Roundtable in Melbourne this Friday, October 18. Presented in association with Fintech Australia and the Intersekt Festival, the Techboard roundtable discussion will  focus on the future of funding for… Read more »


The winners of the 2019 Australian Angel Investment Awards

- September 30, 2019 4 MIN READ

Scale Investors director Lynda Coker accepts the award for Best angel exit of the year from Techboard CEO Peter van Bruchem.    The 2nd annual Australian Angel Awards recognised the most active investors in local startups. Brisbane led the sector in FY19. Women-focused Scale Investors won exit of the year for Trademark Vision’s sale to… Read more »


Come hear some of Australia’s best angel investors talk about how it’s done

- September 18, 2019 2 MIN READ

Startup ecosystem analysts Techboard will announce the winners of the Australian Angel Awards 2019 at the Sydney Startup Hub next Friday, September 27, and as part of the event, is holding a panel session featuring four of the country’s best angel investors. Investible’s Trevor Folsom, Jelix Ventures founder and CEO Andrea Gardiner, Follow [the] Seed founding… Read more »


The national angel investor awards are returning for 2019

- August 5, 2019 2 MIN READ

  Startup ecosystem analysts Techboard will recognise the importance of angel investors in the sector’s growth with the second annual National Angel Awards to be held in Sydney this year. The awards recognise and celebrate people and companies active in the angel investment community, the role they play in the Australian startup and tech ecosystem… Read more »


Funding for Australian startups just had a bumper start to 2019, but things are starting to look tougher

- May 1, 2019 4 MIN READ

Investors and companies spent more than $2.6 billion on tech startups in the first three months of 2019, but the cash splash looks set to dry up if the longer-term trend continues according to Startup and tech directory Techboard, which released its March 2019 quarterly funding report today. It was a good quarter for mature startups… Read more »