H2Ocean
News & Analysis

Australia’s first listed fintech investment fund H2Ocean seeks raise of $55 million to fund fintech startups

- August 31, 2016 3 MIN READ

H2 Ventures has announced Australia’s first listed fintech investment company, H2Ocean to expose investors to diverse portfolios and increase funding for early stage fintech startups. H2Ocean is seeking to raise a minimum of $27 million and a maximum of $55 million to provide a permanent and stable pool of capital for long-term investment opportunities.

News & Analysis

Government looks to spur and support innovation across regional Australia

- March 17, 2016 2 MIN READ

With discussion on the Australian startup and tech landscape often focused on activity in the major cities, the Federal Government has this week spent some time looking at spurring and supporting growth in regional areas, with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull launching Regional Development Australia’s new Smart Specialisation Strategy for the NSW Hunter region in Canberra on Wednesday.

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Wyatt Roy is the Taylor Swift of Australian politics: a reflection on last weekend’s #PolicyHack

- October 20, 2015 7 MIN READ

My role at #PolicyHack was very clear – I was the lead facilitator for Team 3: tasked to improve gender equality in the ecosystem. The biggest lesson from #PolicyHack was how harrowingly hard it is to combat a systematic problem like gender equality in tech in one blow. For all the noise I make about this issue, I was truly humbled by how challenging it is to get anyone, let alone the government and the private sector, to agree on what to do first.