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Virsec hits $137 million investment milestone after latest round
Virsec has received a $100 million Series C investment from a community of industry players and company builders. The completion of the round brings total funding in the company to $137 million.
NZ business at risk of innovation decline without proper investment
Planned technology investments will focus on security and risk management and building out data and analytics capabilities.
Digitisation drives optimism for APAC's construction sector
“It's encouraging to see that the results of our Outlook show a construction sector in the APAC region that is full of confidence and optimism, despite facing tremendous challenges this past year."
Martech firm Mutiny attracts $12m pre-money valuation from investors
Melbourne-based martech firm Mutiny has confirmed investment from former Clemenger BBDO executive Nick Garrett and advisory guru Andrew ‘Billy’ Baxter.
Over 80% of CFOs plan on expanding investment into digitalisation
New research from Gartner reveals that 82% of finance leaders plan to increase investment in their company’s digital capabilities this year.
Accenture examines the future of business in the cloud
“Cloud is the foundation for the digital transformation that is driving profound changes in how businesses operate, compete and create value for all their stakeholders.”
ExtraHop acquired by Bain Capital and Crosspoint Capital for US$900M
"ExtraHop brings a unique level of visibility into networks and delivers sophisticated real-time detection, investigation, and response capabilities to organisations around the world."
Leader, Leapfrogger, or Laggard? The 3 types of business & how to get ahead
Investment in technology is undeniably a major factor in any company’s survival.
Budget 2021: Govt backs digital skills training for small & medium businesses
“Greater adoption of digital skills and processes will help businesses and their staff to keep working safely through potential future disruptions or civil defence emergencies.”
Healthcare leaders opt for 'pragmatic' approach to care as DX falls behind
"While crisis response will continue to be a priority for many healthcare leaders in the months ahead, it is important that they look to the future too."
Brisbane’s Octopus Deploy announces US$172.5m investment
Octopus Deploy, the Brisbane-based continuous delivery and deployment automation company, has closed its US$172.5 million investment from Australia Insight Partners.
NZ startups show strong growth despite COVID-19 challenges
New Zealand startup investment has grown and matured despite the challenges of COVID-19, according to a report from PwC and the Angel Association
Enterprises not achieving ROI from digital transformation initiatives
“We’ve found that in large enterprises that succeed at true digital transformation, business and technology teams work collaboratively to define value and drive outcomes."
ThreatQuotient hits $22.5m in new financing, continues growth streak
“Since we first invested in ThreatQuotient in 2017, their team has continued to prove to the market that there is a critical need for cybersecurity solutions aimed at security operations."
Global industrial cybersecurity company expands in A/NZ
Dragos has expanded its market presence in Australia and New Zealand to serve growth with industrial cybersecurity customers.
Snyk powers forward following financing round, expands leadership team
Snyk has closed its Series E financing round, totalling $300 million, and has expanded its leadership team to deliver advanced security to companies around the globe.
How do you make cybersecurity tech buying decisions? Here’s what your peers say
Global research commissioned by Thycotic takes a close look at how IT and security professionals make technology buying decisions, and what influences boards to invest in cybersecurity.
NZ businesses to continue digital investment in wake of COVID-19
"It is incredibly positive to see Kiwi businesses understand the importance of investing in digital transformation for the future."
6clicks raises A$5 million, sets sights on global expansion
The funds were raised from a consortium of Australian business leaders including Luke Sayers, founder and executive chairman at Sayers and the former CEO of PwC.
Sitecore attracts major martech capital investment of US$1.2b
According to Sitecore CEO Steve Tzikakis, the investment marks an ‘unprecedented’ milestone for the martech industry.
ThoughtWorks announces $720 million in investment
The global software consultancy received funds from GIC, Siemens AG, Fidelity Management, Research LLC and Mubadala Investment Company.
Investment in AI and nanotech surges in wake of COVID-19
The acceleration highlights wide recognition that the world cannot afford the human and economic cost of another pandemic.
Govt supports seniors to embrace technology
Investment in digital literacy training for seniors has led to more than 250 people participating so far, helping them stay connected, the Government says.
Firebolt scores funding, advances cloud data warehouse offering
"For companies to flourish today, they need to move fast, and they should not be forced to make data compromises to achieve only a small part of the business value that their data holds."