Venture Capital

NRMA backs VC’s $50 million agritech fund

- June 20, 2022 2 MIN READ

Motoring association the NRMA is a cornerstone investor in a new agrifood tech fund backing startups focused feeding the world. The sustainability-focused agriculture and food technology venture fund Mandalay Fund I by Mandalay Venture Partners now has more than $21 million in commitments towards its first close, with an ultimate target of $50 million. NOVONIX co-founder… Read more »

Venture Capital

A win for women as female-founded VCs team up

- June 6, 2022 2 MIN READ

Three female-founded venture capital firms have teamed up to form WinVC, an initiative focused on fostering the success of women in the VC industry. The triad involves the founders of Woolworths’ venture capital fund W23, OneVentures and Jelix Ventures. Amid an ongoing debate around female participation in the investment community, women-led VC firms now make… Read more »

Venture Capital

NSW is launching a $10 million VC fund for female founders named in honour of pioneering businesswoman Carla Zampatti

- June 1, 2022 2 MIN READ

NSW Treasurer Matt Kean has confirmed he’ll allocate $10 million towards a venture capital fund to support female founders as part of the 2022-23 state budget later this month. The fund will be named in honour of pioneering Sydney fashion designer, businesswoman and philanthropist Carla Zampatti, a founding member of Chief Executive Women. Kean said… Read more »