Deloitte has acquired Melbourne company KnowledgeSpace, which provides speech analytics services, to boost its services in the conduct and compliance space.
Looking to help bricks and mortar retailers provide customers with a seamless ominchannel experience is Melbourne startup Brauz, founded by Lee Hardham and Rajesh Yeluri.
Melbourne procurement startup VendorPanel has raised $2.35 million in a Series A round led by Microequities Venture Capital, with participation from Aconex founders Leigh Jasper and Rob Phillpot.
Adrian Merrick’s explanation of what Energy Locals does is rather to the point: “We sell cleaner energy for a fixed fee and without screwing customers.”
Outcome.Life is focused on delivering employment outcomes for international students in Australia by connecting them to internships and placements.
Melbourne-founded employee engagement startup Culture Amp has raised $54 million (US$40 million) in a Series D round led by longtime backer Blackbird Ventures.
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.
Melbourne-headquartered video production marketplace Genero has raised $4 million in a funding round led by existing backer Ellerston Capital to pursue growth in the United States.
The Australian rideshare market continues to heat up, with Chinese player Didi Chuxing today announcing it’s set to launch in Melbourne later this month.
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.
In Melbourne to celebrate Square’s second birthday in Australia, the company’s cofounder and CEO Jack Dorsey also announced Square is set to build out an engineering hub down under, its first outside North America.
According to Friend Theory, a millennial has, on average, 180,000 friends worldwide. The platform helps users find them.
Assisted Outing connects those with needs to assistants in the community who can take them out on outings, aiming to tackle the problem of social isolation.