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Avarni appoints David Payne & Daniel Jarosch in key roles
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.
Salus Ventures reaches $40m target with QIC investment boost
Salus Ventures, an Australian seed-stage venture capital fund, has surpassed its $40m target, powered by a robust investment from Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC).
Henry Dannell & Windmill Ventures partner to revolutionise high-value lending
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.
Melbourne's Yume secures AU$2m from Investible-led funding round
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.
Crowdsourced funding in Australia holds steady in 2023
Amidst overall funding decreases, crowdsourced funding in Australia remained steady in 2023, securing $71m for local businesses.
Zally & SoSquared host FLIP MCR to boost local tech scene
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.
Binance reveals year of robust growth & innovation
In its 2023 end-of-year report, global blockchain ecosystem Binance charts significant industry trends despite a tumultuous year.
Extreme Networks welcomes Monica Kumar as new Chief Marketing Officer
Extreme Networks appoints Monica Kumar as Chief Marketing Officer, bringing broad B2B marketing experience and cloud computing expertise.
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.
Blackpearl Group appoints New Independent Director
Blackpearl Group Limited (BPG) appoints Hugo Fisher as Independent Director and transitions Cherryl Pressley to Executive Director and Chief Revenue Officer.
Former SGX Senior Managing Director appointed ADDX Chairman
Global private market exchange ADDX has appointed former senior managing director at the Singapore Exchange, Chew Sutat, as its chairman.
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.
The Icehouse Welcomes New Heavy-Hitting Board Members
New Zealand business growth organization, The Icehouse, welcomes Two new board members, Lindsay Zwart and Steven Joyce.
Atomic.io appoints new CEO to lead growth
Atomic.io appoints new CEO, Duncan Journee, to lead growth as they continue to expand in Australia and New Zealand with major enterprise clients.
Versa Networks appoints Dan Maier as CMO
Versa Networks, a unified secure access service edge (SASE) provider, has hired Dan Maier as its new Chief Marketing Officer.
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. .
Tech investor Alan Jones joins Third Hemisphere as Tech & Investments Director
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.
$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.