New Zealand startup Re-Leased has raised NZ$2.3 million ($2.11 million) in funding to further its growth in the UK and other international markets.
Almost $850 million (US$630 million) of venture capital was invested in Australian startups in the 2017-18 financial year, a new record for the local ecosystem.
AirTree Ventures has announced its investment in New Zealand human resources startup Joyous, whose platform looks to make it easier for employees to manage regular HR processes and interactions.
Sydney-founded travel startup Seatfrog has raised $8 million in a Series A round led by European venture capital firm Octopus Ventures, with participation from existing backers including HOWZAT Partners.
Peer-to-peer car sharing network Car Next Door has raised $2 million in a funding round led by Hyundai, with participation from existing backer Caltex.
Melbourne-based fintech startup Airwallex has raised US$80 million ($109 million) in a Series B funding round, the second largest for an Australian startup to date.
Just a few weeks on from Blackbird Ventures leading a $10 million Series A round for Sydney-founded drone mapping startup Propeller Aero, AirTree Ventures has backed US competitor DroneDeploy’s US$25 million ($34 million) Series C round. The round, which brings the total raised by the startup to date to more than $56 million ($76 million), […]
Melbourne fintech company Credit Clear, which automates the process of requesting payments from customers, has raised $8.5 million in funding from investors including Regal Funds Management.
One of Jason Calacanis’s personal theories is that a great founder can come from anywhere, he said, and the founders he met in Australia surpassed his expectations. One note, though: think bigger.
Australian edutech startup OpenLearning has raised $8.5 million in a Series A round led by Malaysian companies Prestariang Berhad and Paramount Corporation Berhad, with participation from a handful of local investors.
European startup Stocard, whose app allows users to store their loyalty cards and collect loyalty points, has raised $20 million from Macquarie Capital.
Melbourne-founded AmazingCo, a startup whose platform allows users to plan special events and outings online, has raised $2.3 million in a funding round led by Rampersand VC.
Automotive giant Daimler has led a US$175 million ($231 million) funding round for Estonian rideshare startup Taxify, bringing the company’s valuation to US$1 billion.
Just a few weeks on from securing a $20 million debt funding facility from National Australia Bank, fintech startup Brighte has raised $18.5 million in a Series B round led by Airtree Ventures.
Recruitment platform Vervoe has raised US$3.5 million ($4.64 million) in a funding round led by Seek, which kicked in US$2 million, with participation from investors including former Etsy and Squarespace COO Jesse Hertzberg and Ruslan Kogan.