Scalapay, a payment solution in Southern Europe that enables customers to buy now and pay later (BNPL) without interest raised $210m in equity funding in a Series A investment round.
Umbo, a social enterprise to reduce inequalities in access to health care by connecting families in rural communities with speech and occupational therapists, received a $200,000 investment from social enterprise investor Fortis River Pty Ltd, with Pilgrim Advisors advising the process.
Industry super fund HESTA‘s Chief Executive Officer, Debby Blakey has been appointed to the Board of the International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN).
Melbourne-based fund manager Salter Brothers has led a capital raise of $6.5 million for global payments innovation platform Verrency, partnering with Perennial Value Management to provide expansion capital to the rapidly growing fintech in a sector with huge growth potential.
The Global Startup Ecosystem Report (GSER) 2021 revealed that Melbourne’s startup ecosystem value has grown by more than AUD $3 billion in the past year to more than AUD$10 billion.
Clinscience, which is a subsidiary of NEUCA Group, signed an investment agreement to acquire 60% of the digital CRO (Contract Research Organization) EXOM Group.
Sydney-based fintech startup Shouta has announced the closure of its seed funding round having secured $1m in funding from a range of notable investors.
More than 20,000 Australian businesses have received $1.98 billion in funding support made available through the Commonwealth Bank’s Government-backed SME Guarantee Loan Scheme to help them manage the impacts of the pandemic, recover and invest for the future.
Canon Oceania has announced the winners of its 2021 Grants Program, recognising seven organisations across ANZ that are paving the way to a better future for their communities.
SiteMinder, a leading open hotel commerce platform has announced a pre-IPO funding round of over AU$100 million which is comprising both primary and secondary capital.