Capital raising stories - Page 2
Kiwi AI breast cancer detection solution raises $AU20 million
Volpara's $AU20m raise to fuel US growth, NZ R&D, and Asian sales push after robust FY18 results.
NZ’s early stage tech companies bolstered by rising investments - report
Technology Investment Network (TIN) and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) have launched their third annual investor report.
Record $86m pouring into NZ’s early stage investments
NZVCA estimates that there were over 25 domestic and international funds active in early-stage venture in New Zealand during 2017.
Kiwi startup raises over $1M to protect transfer of personal information
FileInvite streamlines the process of requesting, receiving and storing personal information without the need to use email.
Callaghan Innovation awards R&D grant to AI startup
Ambit's AI tech venture lands coveted R&D grant after just ten months in business.
NZ’s first social impact investment fund goes live
Investments will focus on expansion opportunities in sectors such as sustainable food production, agriculture technology, healthcare, clean energy.
Kiwi robotics company expands to Europe after raising $6.4mil
Invert Robotics nets NZ$6.4M, eyes global expansion with trailblazing inspection robots.
PledgeMe announces new crowdlending-inspired platform in the works
PledgeMe to launch new Ta Koha lending platform with Māori Women Development Inc, aiming to bridge inequality gap in lending.
NZ startup CodeLingo secures $540k funding from Australian VCs
CodeLingo is a platform which enables users to scale end-to-end software development processes that improve code quality.
Startup making Bitcoin accessible to NZers raises $400k
The startup plans to use the funding to continue driving growth in New Zealand while also expanding into the UK market.
Radical generosity funding model supports female-led companies
SheEO launches in NZ, funding women's ventures via radical no-interest loans.
Urban farm raising capital with ‘Broccoli bonds’ on PledgeMe for social good
Cultivate Christchurch gears up to plant seeds of change with 'Broccoli Bonds', merging investment with social impact.
Ethique raises half a million dollars in less than a day
Christchurch's Ethique clinches £500,000 in a record day to fuel fight against plastic waste with eco-friendly beauty bars.
Social enterprise Ethique launches second equity crowdfunding campaign
Ethique seeks to propel eco-friendly beauty global with fresh campaign on PledgeMe.
Kiwi startup developing prospective musicians through gamification
New Zealand tech startup Melodics has raised US$1.2m in seed capital to take its instrument learning software to more aspiring musicians.
Medical record software startup raises over $500,000 through PledgeMe
Noted hit their maximum goal of its private equity crowdfunding campaign $500,000 in less than two weeks after launching its campaign.
Fintech startup attracts record investment at Flux Accelerator Demo Day
Genoapay allows ten weekly payments at no cost for the services like automotive, dental and vets which people need.
AI data scientist startup secures AU$16m in Series-A funding
The capital raised will be invested directly into the expansion of Hyper Anna’s operations to international markets that include Asia and the US.
Aussie small business lending platform secures AU$5million in Series-A funding
TruePillars’ allows multiple investors to fund small business loans of their choice with a minimum commitment of just AU$50 per loan.
Kiwi startup DROPIT raising US$5m to disrupt US sports sponsorship market
DROPIT is an adrenaline-pumping, interactive, fan engagement app which auctions off premium items and experiences at live sports events.
UrbanSherpa climbs into crowdfunding
On-demand delivery start-up UrbanSherpa has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign as it seeks to expand beyond Auckland.
GeoOp widens annual loss as it chases US customers
GeoOp, the workforce management app, widened its annual loss as it invests in product development and adding new customers.
Scott Technology first-half profit rises 40% as acquisitions drive revenue growth
Scott Technology, the industrial automation firm, posted a 40 percent gain in first-half profit as sales from recent acquisitions helped drive revenue.
Serko says full-year revenue to miss forecast, warns on 2016 sales
Serko, the online online travel booking business, warned annual revenue will miss its prospectus forecast by up to 6 percent as some billable services.