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Buddy aims to digitise recycling trade, transforming $348B market
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Buddy, a global marketplace aimed at digitising the $348B metal recycling industry, connects buyers and sellers directly, aiming to streamline the industry and greatly reduce carbon emissions.
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AI platform boosts VC funding chances for women of colour founders
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R/GA EMEA and Founderland have launched PAM, an AI-powered platform, to help women of colour founders secure venture capital (VC) funding, addressing the stark disparity in the industry.
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Cremorne Digital Hub to boost digital ecosystem with Scaleup Program
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The Cremorne Digital Hub (CDH) unveils its first Scaleup Program cohort, following an AUD 10 million investment from the Victorian Government to boost Australia's tech industry.
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IWD 2024: Bridging the gender gap for women tech founders
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IWD 2024: Unconscious bias and stringent funding criteria hinder women tech founders, despite proven capability to disrupt industries and create million-dollar businesses.
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Avarni appoints David Payne & Daniel Jarosch in key roles
Thu, 15th Feb 2024
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Avarni, a leading decarbonisation firm, appoints David Payne as its Chief Commercial Officer and Daniel Jarosch as board Chairman, marking a new phase of global growth.
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Salus Ventures reaches $40m target with QIC investment boost
Wed, 14th Feb 2024
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Salus Ventures, an Australian seed-stage venture capital fund, has surpassed its $40m target, powered by a robust investment from Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC).
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Henry Dannell & Windmill Ventures partner to revolutionise high-value lending
Wed, 14th Feb 2024
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London's Henry Dannell and Windmill Ventures join forces to launch a tech platform that will revolutionise high-value lending for HNW and UHNW individuals by March 2024.
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Melbourne's Yume secures AU$2m from Investible-led funding round
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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Melbourne-based food redistribution platform, Yume, has secured AU$2m in a seed funding round spearheaded by Investible to ramp up its technology capabilities and workforce.
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Crowdsourced funding in Australia holds steady in 2023
Tue, 30th Jan 2024
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Amidst overall funding decreases, crowdsourced funding in Australia remained steady in 2023, securing $71m for local businesses.
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Zally & SoSquared host FLIP MCR to boost local tech scene
Fri, 12th Jan 2024
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Zally and SoSquared unite to host FLIP MCR, a networking event for local entrepreneurs looking for investment, aimed to spark venture capital activity in 2024.
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Binance reveals year of robust growth & innovation
Fri, 29th Dec 2023
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In its 2023 end-of-year report, global blockchain ecosystem Binance charts significant industry trends despite a tumultuous year.
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Extreme Networks welcomes Monica Kumar as new Chief Marketing Officer
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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Extreme Networks appoints Monica Kumar as Chief Marketing Officer, bringing broad B2B marketing experience and cloud computing expertise.
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OpenOcean reveals 13 new unicorns with 2023 Automation Market Map
Thu, 26th Oct 2023
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New data shows private investment in enterprise automation firms has already exceeded 2022, as Europe continues to trail the US.
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Aussie companies make it to latest round of Peak XV
Mon, 23rd Oct 2023
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Peak XV, the largest venture capital firm in India and Southeast Asia, has announced its ninth cohort of Surge, featuring 32 founders across 13 companies.
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Blackpearl Group appoints New Independent Director
Tue, 18th Jul 2023
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Blackpearl Group Limited (BPG) appoints Hugo Fisher as Independent Director and transitions Cherryl Pressley to Executive Director and Chief Revenue Officer.
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Former SGX Senior Managing Director appointed ADDX Chairman
Thu, 15th Jun 2023
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Global private market exchange ADDX has appointed former senior managing director at the Singapore Exchange, Chew Sutat, as its chairman.
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HLV and RBV launch accelerator to empower next era of Web3
Fri, 19th May 2023
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Horizen Labs Ventures (HLV) and Red Beard Ventures (RBV) have announced the launch of Denarii Labs, a tokenomics accelerator for Web3 projects.
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The Icehouse Welcomes New Heavy-Hitting Board Members
Thu, 11th May 2023
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New Zealand business growth organization, The Icehouse, welcomes Two new board members, Lindsay Zwart and Steven Joyce.
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Atomic.io appoints new CEO to lead growth
Mon, 3rd Apr 2023
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Atomic.io appoints new CEO, Duncan Journee, to lead growth as they continue to expand in Australia and New Zealand with major enterprise clients.
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Versa Networks appoints Dan Maier as CMO
Thu, 30th Mar 2023
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Versa Networks, a unified secure access service edge (SASE) provider, has hired Dan Maier as its new Chief Marketing Officer.
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Investment opportunities to see a return to growth in 2023
Thu, 9th Mar 2023
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The year 2022 was a tale of two stories in the venture companies industry, according to a new report from Telstra Ventures. .
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Tech investor Alan Jones joins Third Hemisphere as Tech & Investments Director
Fri, 3rd Mar 2023
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Alan Jones, renowned tech investor and founder of M8 Ventures, joins Third Hemisphere as Tech and Investments Director to advise a growing list of clients.
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$40 million raised for Australian tech companies and ecosystem
Thu, 23rd Feb 2023
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Over half of the fund was raised through a heavily strategised fundraising and launch effort that was aimed at a select group of investors in late 2022.
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Telstra Ventures announces closure of third Fund
Tue, 13th Sep 2022
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Telstra Ventures has announced it has closed its third Fund in an effort to further drive business growth and success.