Tempus Partners has announced the establishment of ‘Tempus Fund 2’, a $40 million fund with which it will look to invest in local B2B and scalable startups.
Developing an online B2B marketplace to help architects sell their imagery to product suppliers is Sydney-startup Bookmarc.
“Shortly after our consumer launch, the reality that everything was going to be infinitely harder than we had anticipated started to sink in.”
Looking to help ease the pain by connecting startups in need to qualified salespeople looking for new career opportunities is Melbourne startup SalesTribe.
Localised is a business-to-business discovery platform that provides a space for companies to find procurement opportunities.
Australia is set to welcome its first ever international B2B and SaaS conference, B2B Rocks. After three successful events in Europe, B2B Rocks will join Sydney’s Spark Festival at The Australian Technology Park at the end of this month.
Australian small business lending marketplace Bigstone has secured $3 million in a seed funding round led by CVC Limited, Lighthouse Venture Partners and Australian private investors. The funds will be used to fuel expansion and extend the reach of the fintech’s small business loan market capabilities.
Sydney B2B startup Ordermentum, which helps suppliers and retailers in the food and beverage space manage orders, has raised $2.5 million in a Series A round.
Today financial services group FlexiGroup has announced a $2 million investment into Perth fintech startup Kikka Capital. FlexiGroup has agreed to acquire a minority equity interest in Kikka with an option to increase investment in the future.
Through Knokal, cofounders David Smith and Nathan Knox are looking to recreate, in a sense, the concept of a dating platform in order to help well-suited businesses find each other.
Just like our B2C counterparts the biggest challenge as a B2B marketer is targeting the key platforms and mediums where our visitors are most likely to consume our content.
This week Simon heads to Austin, Texas. From Hidden rooms behind bookcases to a 22,000 foot startup space to hangout at. It seems that if Silicon Valley is the place that focuses on more social ventures than Austin is more about working in the B2B space. In this episode we talk to the CEO’s of Whoosh Traffic and Director of SXSW Hugh Forrest.