Opinion

The VC Checklist: What you need to do to get your startup noticed

- September 9, 2019 3 MIN READ

Securing the right venture capital can completely transform your startup. Getting the right partnership in place can prove to be invaluable – particularly in your early stages of development. This could make all the difference in adding influential contacts, building your networks, providing useful mentoring and education as well as giving you a firmer footing… Read more »

News & Analysis

Blue Sky, the $2.8 billion fund manager backing Australian startups, is in receivership

- May 20, 2019 2 MIN READ

ASX-listed investment fund Blue Sky (BLA) has been placed in receivership over a $50 million loan to US financier Oaktree Capital Management. In a statement to the ASX today, KordaMentha said it had been appointed receivers and managers to Blue Sky Alternative Investments Ltd as the business was in breach of a financial covenant relating… Read more »

Opinion

5 ways to make sure your investment pitch is perfect

- May 15, 2019 4 MIN READ

  Pitches are difficult to get right. Despite all the blogs and material about how to perfect startup pitches, presenting to investors is still a challenging task. Founders often obsess over their pitch: from fine-tuning the value proposition to religiously following Guy Kawasaki’s 10/20/30 model, cramming as much as possible in their 20-minute pitch to… Read more »