Funding stories - Page 2
Budget boost promises better cybersecurity for our health system
$75.7 million, over three years was pledged, specifically to upgrade cybersecurity tools and improve training, awareness and incident management capability in the Ministry itself, within the 20 District Health Boards and at the primary health and community care levels
ACS encourages federal leaders to think bigger around tech jobs
The Australian Computer Society (ACS) is calling for greater visionary thinking from federal leaders around the industries of the future, particularly relating to IT technology roles.
SUNeVision wins tender to develop second Hong Kong station
SUNeVision has announced the company has won the tender for a site in Chung Hom Kok, which it will use to develop a second landing station for international submarine cables.
Flowingly raises $4.5m for automation, workflow efficiency
NZ-based software company Flowingly has raised $4.5 million in Pre-Series A funding, which the company says it will use to continue its global expansion.
Axonius closes $200 million Series E at $2.6 billion valuation
Axonius, a cybersecurity and SaaS management company, has announced it closed $200 million in Series E funding.
Silent Eight raises $40m in Series B round to aid development strategy
Financial crime platform Silent Eight has raised $40m in Series B round funding, which will be used to cater to the needs of its expanding customer base.
Half of ANZ SMEs unable to secure adequate funding - report
"While many large businesses managed to thrive throughout the pandemic thanks to various government supports and incentives, SMEs have had it much tougher."
Blackbird says NZ tech sector set for massive growth
Local investor Blackbird says New Zealand’s tech sector is poised for a period of significant growth, which could see it transformed into one of the economy’s largest export earners.
Juniper research funding to advance artificial intelligence and network innovation
The research is to focus on AI, ML, routing and quantum networking for advanced communication, Juniper Networks says.
Employment Hero completes funding following KeyPay acquisition
"With KeyPay joining the Employment Hero family, will set a new bar for what people expect from employment. It’s incredibly exciting."
Uniphore's latest funding round reaches $400 million
Uniphore, a conversational automation company, has announced its Series E funding round of $400 million, raising the company's valuation to $2.5 billion.
AI company raises $105m to create people for 'digital' workforces
An Auckland based artificial intelligence company Soul Machines has raised $US70 million ($NZ105m) to meet growing demand for "digital people".
Enboarder raises US$32m in funding, plans for expansion
People activation platform Enboarder raised US$32m in Series B funding, bringing its total investment to US$50m.
Allure Security raises $6.8 million seed round in fight against digital fraud
Allure Security has raised a $6.8 million seed round as the company progresses in a $76 billion battle against digital fraud.
Aussie fintech Slyp raises $25M in latest funding round
Off the back of the raise, additional products and features will be expedited with Slyp announcing payment linked loyalty is on the roadmap for 2022.
CredShare announces successful capital raising and next-gen RegTech
Australian start-up CredShare has announced it's raised a further circa $2.7 million while unveiling the next evolution of its credentials platform.
Aussie startup CredShare hits $14m in funding, prepares to launch
“We are not just another RegTech creating compliance forms, and software that ticks a box. We are passionate about building a solution that will genuinely improve your information security."
eCommerce financing platform Wayflyer hits 'unicorn' status after $150m funding round
An Ireland-based financing platform is gearing up for expansion into markets including Asia, the United States, and Europe.
The Sandbox and Brinc announce $50M Open Metaverse Accelerator Program funding for 100 startups
The Sandbox has committed US$50M to Brinc for The Sandbox Metaverse Accelerator Program, targeting 100 startups to enhance the open metaverse.
Personetics raises $85M, expands operations in Australia
Personetics has raised $85 million in growth funding from Thoma Bravo, a software investment firm, doubling the company's valuation and securing a total funding of more than $160 million in 2021.
GPS closes $400 million funding round, brings on new chair
“The upsizing of this latest round of investment is an important step forward for the company and a strong endorsement of our strategy."
AI-driven GiveTech expands globally, helping charities innovate in fundraising
Australian GiveTech startup Dataro has announced its AUD 2.5 million seed funding round led by Basis Set Ventures, Black Sheep Capital, and Save The Children.
Aussie's Veyor raises $4 million in equity, plans to double workforce
Australian-owned technology company Veyor has concluded an equity capital raising topping $4 million, piquing the interest of construction industry heavyweights.
CrowdStrike launches $100 million investment vehicle Falcon Fund II for tech innovators
CrowdStrike has announced the launch of Falcon Fund II, a $100 million investment vehicle in partnership with Accel focused on cross-stage private investments within cybersecurity and relevant adjacent markets.