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Secure Code Warrior raises $70m — largest ever US investment deal for Aussie cybersecurity play

Secure Code Warrior has closed the largest ever US investment deal for an Australia-based cyber security firm. The company raised…

Clean-tech platform PumpFree Energy has a novel solution to ‘fatbergs’

Before speaking with PumpFree Energy chief operating officer Mark Runnalls, the Private-i team at Stockhead hadn't heard of a "fatberg".…

The recent tide of capital flows into private equity looks set to continue, EY says

Big private equity firms have attracted record fund inflows in recent years and that trend is expected to continue for…

Australian plant-based meat company v2food bought a factory in Victoria, will begin production in 2020

v2food has new digs. The Australian plant-based meat company launched in October, with the stated mission of creating products that…

Fresh Equities targets 4x growth in 2020 after taking out StartCon’s fintech startup award

Within Australia's equity capital market structure, startup founder Ben Williamson saw a gap -- the relative lack of deal-flow to…

Charley’s Chocolate Factory has big plans for its award-winning Queensland produce

The growing climate in far-north Queensland has historically been associated with tropical fruits such as banana and mango. But there's…

Birchal gets set to launch into 2020 after closing 25 crowdfunding deals over the past year

Australia's equity crowdfunding sector got a shot in the arm in September 2018, when new laws passed through the Senate…

No more ‘private for longer’? Alium Capital thinks the tide has shifted in the unlisted space

By any measure, the implied valuations of privately-owned tech companies have run pretty hot over the last 12 to 18…

Melbourne-based Datasec goes global with HP Workpath

Special Report: Aussie cybersecurity innovator Datasec Solutions working with AusTrade and AustCyber to raise capital and aggressively expand operations thanks…

Global investment platform eToro is eyeing off the Australian market

Australia's brokerage industry is getting a bit of a shakeup, as a number of new competitors enter the space with…

Global VC fund Antler’s first Aussie ‘Demo Day’ went off with a bang

Last Thursday was D-(demo) Day for 12 Australian startups, each of which were selected to participate in the investment program…

BananaLab looks to seize on a first mover advantage in the local market for experience gift-sets

Eric Amiel and Tom Dufraisse were on their way back from a surfing trip in Torquay when they hatched the…

Reg-tech startup SimpleKYC is eyeing off global markets for its AML compliance solution

As financial services become increasingly digitised, the need for regulatory technology (regtech) solutions and compliance software has grown rapidly in…

Perfect Pitch: Public Address is looking to change the game for PR professionals

For media professionals -- whether journalists or PR consultants -- it's common knowledge that communication lines can often get blurred.…

Heavyweight US private equity players are paying more tax — but their shares are rocketing

Shares in some of the biggest US private equity firms have risen strongly in recent months. And a lot of…

ANTG looks to cut through the noise in medicinal cannabis and build a viable pathway to profits

For many local players in the medicinal cannabis space, establishing a viable path to profits has proven difficult in the…