Venture Capital stories
OpenOcean reveals 13 new unicorns with 2023 Automation Market Map
New data shows private investment in enterprise automation firms has already exceeded 2022, as Europe continues to trail the US.
Aussie companies make it to latest round of Peak XV
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.
HLV and RBV launch accelerator to empower next era of Web3
Horizen Labs Ventures (HLV) and Red Beard Ventures (RBV) have announced the launch of Denarii Labs, a tokenomics accelerator for Web3 projects.
Investment opportunities to see a return to growth in 2023
The year 2022 was a tale of two stories in the venture companies industry, according to a new report from Telstra Ventures. .
$40 million raised for Australian tech companies and ecosystem
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.
Telstra Ventures announces closure of third Fund
Telstra Ventures has announced it has closed its third Fund in an effort to further drive business growth and success.
CyberArk launches $30M investment fund to advance security
CyberArk has announced the launch of CyberArk Ventures, a $30 million global investment fund dedicated to advancing the next generation of security disruptors.
Kasada raises $23m, continues to revolutionise bot security
The company states it plan to use the Series C funding to further accelerate its sales and grow its development, support and marketing departments.
How the best tech deals get done using tech
Venture capital (VC) is a massive global industry, with record funding for startups, but tech isn't usually a factor. That's starting to change.
Check Point researchers uncover how to steal $1 million by email
Chinese hackers con $1M in VC-BEC heist; Israeli startup's seed fund intercepted.
Blockchain revenues to near US$10B despite 2018 crypto winter
This year blockchain is starting to find its feet as innovators find the use-cases that suit the specific areas in which it can provide value.
Kiwi robot climbs the world venture capital stage
Top tech investors support global expansion of the world’s first non-magnetic, climbing inspection robot for hazardous environments from Invert Robotics.
LaunchVic Australia seeks next generation of local & international angels
The Australian state of Victoria is on a serious mission to find its next generation of startup angel and venture capital investors.
With $2.5m in its pocket, local security firm Kasada sets its sights on the US
Two Australian venture capital firms have raised $2.5 million for local cybersecurity firm Kasada, which will now set its sights on the US market.
Yamaha invests in Tauranga-based robot company
Tauranga-based RPL is an early stage R&D company that develops robotics and automation solutions for highly variable agricultural environments.
NZ startup CodeLingo secures $540k funding from Australian VCs
CodeLingo is a platform which enables users to scale end-to-end software development processes that improve code quality.
Global fintech investment growing - report
Venture capital investments in fintech suggest that the gradual increase witnessed since 2014 has now shown a spurt in 2017.
What can NZ entrepreneurs offer VCs and how can they leverage investor relationships?
In 2016, there were 50 disclosed venture capital investments made in New Zealand at a value of $92.3mil, significantly up from $62.5mil in 2015.
CORRECT: Telogis seeks to double workers in NZ after opening bigger R&D hub in Christchurch
Telogis, whose cloud-based location intelligence software is used in more than 100 countries, is kicking off a delayed job recruitment drive in New.
Funding your start up, part 2: Market Validation
We take a look at how to make your business more attractive to investors.