The US venture capital market has always been important for Australian founders who have had global aspirations from day one or are currently contemplating expansion into the technology-rich, densely populated, and innovative market. As experienced Australian seed-stage investors, we keep a close eye on the market and make sure to cultivate relationships in the region… Read more »
The US Treasury Department has intervened to guarantee deposits following the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) and halt broader bank run jitters. Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve Board chair Jerome Powell, and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) chair Martin Gruenberg released a joint statement on Sunday night, US time, amid concerns of… Read more »
Technology lawyers explain what Australian startup founders need to do to prepare for tackling the American market
Australian tech founders should be forgiven for booking a one-way ticket to the United States if they haven’t already after losing that physical connection with the US market. However, a word of caution. Founders should have America’s intellectual property and evolving privacy requirements front-of-mind as borders reopen if they want to avoid problems with capital… Read more »
With a population of over 327 million people, the largest economy in the world, and a market that is distinctly English-speaking, the United States is a lucrative market for Australian startups. However, it is not as simple as wanting to expand an Aussie company to America — there are a lot of inside… Read more »
Founded in 2016, designer dress lending platform Designerex has grown to 12,000 listed items and embarked upon expansion in the US.
Propel looks to enable participants to learn from Silicon Valley’s mindset and culture, and provide them with direct access to US venture capitalists.
Calling stress “the smoking of our generation”, entrepreneur Danielle Owen Whitford has founded Pioneera to assist in the early identification and reduction of workplace stress.
Cloud communications company Twilio has expanded into Australia, opening a local office and appointing former Oracle and Symantec sales executive Richard Watson as country director to drive growth.
Before launching IT operations management platform PagerDuty in 2009, Alex Solomon had earned his street cred as a software engineer for Amazon.
San Francisco-based experimentation startup Optimizely has announced its local expansion, opening a Sydney office from which it will look to grow into the Asia-Pacific region.
As it looks to grow across the US, Talent will also be looking to support the local tech and startup community through the Talent Unleashed Awards.
Energy company AGL has today announced a US$10 million ($12.4 million) investment into American startup August Home, a company creating smart locks and associated products and services.
PropertyConnect’s Tim Manson believes “pure, eBay-style” rental bid platforms cost everyone both time and money, while LiveOffer is fairer.
Stake wants to offer Australian investors easier and cheaper access to US stocks and exchange traded funds (ETFs) than previously available.
Smart Sparrow has announced the closing of a AU$5.3 million Series C round to expand its technology to cater for increase in online courses in the US.