Fintech startup Brighte has secured a $20 million debt funding facility from National Australia Bank (NAB).
Almost a year on from the government announcing its cutting of the 457 visa, it has announced a trial of a new program, the Global Talent Scheme, aimed at helping high-growth companies attract skilled workers
Brighte has announced the close of a $4 million Series A round led by Grok Ventures, with the funds to be used to further build out the Brighte platform.
South Australian space startup Fleet has raised $5 million in a Series A round led by Blackbird Ventures, with participation from Earth Space Robotics, Silicon Valley firm Horizon Partners, and Atlassian’s Mike Cannon-Brookes.
Founders from TechSydney have called on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to condemn President Donald Trump’s immigration restrictions.
Atlassian has kicked off 2017 with a bang, today announcing its acquisition of Trello for US$425 million ($577 million) to further its mission to help teams work better.
Melanie Perkins remarked that press coverage of startup success is often like “watching a highlights reel”. In reality, the startup world is a grind – a rewarding one, but one that requires an immense amount of work.
It’s finally happened: after months of speculation, Atlassian has gone public. The startup listed on the NASDAQ for US$21 a share, raising $440 million and closing its first day of trading with shares up by more than 32 percent at $27.78 after hitting a high of $28.05. The closing price left the startup valued at $5.8 billion, up from the company’s valuation of $3.3 billion earlier this year.
Do you remember that Beyonce Superbowl Halftime Show where she killed it so hard that she literally broke the power in the New Orleans Superdome, leaving tens of thousands of football fans in the dark for the 17 minutes following her kick-ass performance. That is the closest thing I have to compare Mike Cannon-Brookes’ panel presentation at Slattery IT’s Rewind/FastForward event this past Wednesday. Mike is the Beyonce of tech events.