venture capital

Jun
12

Verrency completes $10 million Series A raise

Australian payment innovation company, Verrency, closes a $10 million Series A funding round, bringing total investment in the company to over $20 million

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Jun
11

Prospa lists on the ASX

Prospa Group Limited are pleased to announce the company has been admitted to the official list of the ASX following the successful completion of the IPO.

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Jun
06

A record $117 billion in fintech deals have been done this year as cashless payments soar in popularity

Fintech-targeted mergers and acquisitions has increased rapidly over the last five years, and the value of deals in the space has hit a record high in 2019

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Apr
17

MYOB votes are in; shareholders hand keys to KKR

Almost four years to the day after re-listing on the ASX, and after an at-times remarkable takeover battle, the accounting software company is headed for a another stint in private equity hands. It is understood early votes and proxies received ahead of Wednesday afternoon's meeting are enough to ensure MYOB is headed into KKR's private [...]
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Apr
17

Aussie blockchain investor goes global

Australian digital assets investment firm TCM Global Asset Management (formerly Token Capital Management) is making its first international foray. TCM is chaired by former ANZ managing director of global markets, Steve Bellotti, and its chief executive is former JP Morgan managing director of Asia Pacific commodities trading, Jon Deane. The firm has acquired a controlling [...]
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Apr
10

London threatening San Francisco’s fintech unicorn dominance, research says

London could soon overtake San Francisco as the fintech (financial technology) unicorn capital of the world, according to a new study. Of the world’s 29 fintech unicorns – private companies valued at more than $1 billion – nine are based in San Francisco, while seven are headquartered in London, the research published Tuesday said. The […]

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Apr
01

Super will help fund the next wave of unicorns

The country’s leading venture capitalists are tipping more direct investment will flow from superannuation firms such as Hostplus into start-up deals, as more $100 million-plus raises test the funding capacity of the VC firms. Last week cross-border payments start-up Airwallex became the latest Australian company to achieve the lauded $US1 billion valuation milestone, making it the […]

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Mar
26

Australian fintech Airwallex confirmed as latest fintech unicorn following Series C fundraising

Airwallex confirms unicorn status following a successful Series C fundraising round of $100m USD, valuing the company at over $1bn USD. Founded in Melbourne in 2015, Australian fintech Airwallex has grown from an emerging start-up to a global challenger in the crossborder payment space, supporting a client base of internet titans including JD.com, Tencent and […]

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