Venture Capital

Dec
12

Sydney fintech Avoka completes $16m capital raising

Avoka Technologies, the global leader in digital customer acquisition software for financial services, today announced the completion of an approximately A$16 million equity raising from existing institutional and professional investors.   The latest financing follows a similar equity raising in June 2016 and reflects substantial confidence in Avoka’s growth plans based on the recent announcement […]

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Dec
08

Credible founder Stephen Dash comes home for biggest ASX tech IPO of 2017

A 33-year-old Australian tech entrepreneur, who left Australia five years ago for Silicon Valley, will return home to ring the bell at the Australian Securities Exchange on Friday as his fintech company Credible becomes the biggest local tech float of the year. Stephen Dash, a former investment director at Mark Carnegie’s private equity, venture capital […]

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Dec
05

Aura Venture Fund backs fintech Integrated Portfolio Solutions as it targets SMSF and investors

Integrated Portfolio Solutions, a start-up that has built a platform to help investors keep control of self-managed super and investments, has raised $3 million to fuel ambitious growth plans, which it says will lead to it having $5 billion in funds under administration within the next five years. Aura Group’s $30 million venture fund led […]

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Nov
28

VCs target Australian blockchain and cryptocurrency firms with $44m in funds

Start-ups with designs on making it big in the fast-growing world of blockchain and cryptocurrencies will be targeted by two new funds focusing on the Australian market, with almost $44 million to spend. Apollo Capital, founded by venture capital fund Dominent Venture Partners’ Domenic Carosa and Holger Arians and Wall Street veteran Henrik Andersson, is […]

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Nov
28

Fortress backs $120m capital raising by MoneyMe

Global credit investor Fortress Investment Group will invest $100 million in debt capital to support MoneyMe’s consumer lending growth as the fintech considers an initial public offering in early 2019. Fortress’s investment is part of a $120 million asset-backed securitisation deal, which also includes a $20 million bond, issued by Evans & Partners, which was […]

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Nov
21

Fintech start-up Douugh scores partnership with US mutual bank Choice

Sydney-based fintech start-up Douugh has scored a partnership with US mutual bank Choice Financial, as it readies to launch its smart banking personal assistant, Sophie. As part of the open banking partnership, Douugh will launch an integrated bank account and debit card with the bank, giving it the ability to accept deposits. Choice Financial has […]

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Nov
15

Spaceship super’s secret talks with APRA, a $50 million capital raise and Julia Gillard buys in

Millennial super fund Spaceship has been in secret talks with banking regulator for its own licence. Investors have backed the licensing application with a $50 million capital raising round. One new investor, a US venture capital firm, has former Australian prime minister Julia Gillard on the board. Millennial online superannuation fund Spaceship has completed a […]

By Reposted by Australian FinTech | FinTech . Investing . Venture Capital
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Nov
15

BRICKX receives investment from Reinventure

Fractional property investment firm BRICKX has secured investment from the Westpac-backed venture capital firm Reinventure, in its Series A funding round.   The Fintech, that provides access to residential property by enabling Australians to buy “Bricks” in individual property trusts, is not only tackling housing market accessibility but proving to be popular with those saving […]

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