Bodd cofounders Dave McLaughlin and Rob Fisher.

Advanced manufacturing startup Bodd raises $5 million

- January 5, 2023 2 MIN READ

Melbourne clothing tech statup Bodd has raised $5 million, as it looks to use its 3D body scanning technology for advanced manufacturing. The round. announced on Christmas eve, was led by retail entrepreneurs Candice and Nick Hirons, supported by a range of family offices and high-net worth figures. Bodd’s executive chairman, Tim Allison, who is… Read more »

Vively glucose monitor

Healthtech startup Vively raises $1.5 million in pre-Seed to tackle blood sugar levels

- December 22, 2022 2 MIN READ, a metabolic wellness platform, has raised  $1.5 million in an oversubscribed pre-Seed round led by Archangel Ventures. Vively uses constant glucose monitoring via an arm patch to help people understand how their diet and lifestyle is affecting their metabolic health in real-time. The funding will be used on product development and growth to capture… Read more »

Michael Liu

Fintech partner software startup Aerotruth lands $1.3 million in Seed funding

- December 22, 2022 2 MIN READ

Aerotruth, a software startup that speeds up and streamlines the B2B partnership process for fintechs and banks has raised $1.3 million in an oversubscribed Seed round. The raise was led by Archangel Ventures, with participation from Afterwork Ventures, Black Sheep Capital, Change Com, Cut Through Angels, Spring Capital and Unlock Capital.  The Software-as-a-service company launched globally in… Read more »

Michael Momsen

Health regtech startup Zipline banks $10 million for US push

- December 21, 2022 2 MIN READ

Health and aged care compliance reporting platform has raised $10 million  as it looks to ramp up US market growth Existing backer EVP led the round with the VC’s largest follow-on cheque, supporting by King River capital. New backers include TechnologyOne founder Adrian Di Marco, Aconex cofounders Leigh Jasper and Rob Phillpot, the Sypkes… Read more »

Synchron inventor Professor Nicholas Opie

Jeff Bezos & Bill Gates back Australian brain-computer interface startup Synchron in $110 million Series C

- December 16, 2022 2 MIN READ

Cutting-edge Australian tech scale-up  Synchron, which hopes to give paralysed people the power to control computers with their minds, has raised $110 million in a Series C. Synchron is a clinical-stage endovascular (inside the blood vessel) brain-computer interface (BCI) company founded in 2016 by Dr Tom Oxley and Professor Nick Opie. It is based in Brooklyn, New… Read more »

Syenta Chief Scientific Officer, Professor Luke Connal and CEO Jekaterina Viktorova. ANU

Canberra 3D printing startup Syenta lands $3.7 million Seed round to revolutionise electronics manufacturing

- December 15, 2022 2 MIN READ

Canberra-based manufacturing startup Syenta has raised $3.7 million in seed funding to drive production of its exceptionally fast, multi-material 3D printers. The round was led by Blackbird, alongside Brindabella Capital and Jelix Ventures. The ANU-based startup spent two years in “stealth mode” as cofounders Jekaterina Viktorova and Professor Luke Connal developed a multi-material 3D printer using… Read more »

FairSupply cofounders Dr Arne Geschke (l) and Kimberly Randle (r) with AirTree's Jackie Vullinghs

ESG startup FairSupply raises $6.3 million Series A to tackle corporate greenwashing

- December 15, 2022 2 MIN READ

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) software platform, FairSupply has raised $6.3 million in a Series A The round led by local VC AirTree, alongside Tidal Ventures, Dr Andrew Forrest’s Minderoo Foundation and early adopter the Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC). Dr Andrew Forrest’s Minderoo previously backed the Sydney software-as-a-service startup in September last year through its… Read more »

Sydney from the air

Digital twin software startup Willow tops up with $42 million raise at a lower valuation

- December 15, 2022 < 1 MIN READ

Real estate and infrastructure digital twin creator Willow has raised US$28.8 million (A$42m) . The round was led by the Sydney-headquartered venture’s existing backers, who chipped in at a lower valuation to 2021’s pre-Series B round. Willow chairman Nicholas Moore, the former Macquarie Group CEO, is a key investor, alongside fellow director and TCI Renewables chair… Read more »

ALIAVIA Ventures founder Marisa Warren (centre) with Neighbourlytics cofounders Jessica Christiansen-Franks and Lucinda Hartley

Urban analytics startup Neighbourlytics raises $1.3 million in pre-Series A

- December 13, 2022 2 MIN READ

Melbourne urbantech analytics platform Neighbourlytics has raised $1.3 million in a pre-Series A. The round was led by Californian VC ALIAVIA Ventures, which backs female founders in enterprise and consumer tech companies, supported by LaunchVic’s angel sidecar fund, the Alice Anderson Fund. The fresh capital brings the total raised by Neighbourlytics to $3.5 million with existing investors… Read more »

Additive Assurance cofounders Marten Jurg and Andrey Molotnikov.

Monash 3D printing spin out Additive Assurance lands $4.1 million for global plans

- December 8, 2022 2 MIN READ

A Melbourne startup tackling the tricky task of ensuring the quality of 3D printing for aerospace, defence and cutting edge manufacturing, has raised $4.1 million in VC funding. Additive Assurance, which spun out of Monash University in 2019, provides quality assurance for additive manufacturing, and is now looking to expand offshore The round was led… Read more »