SecurityBrief Asia - Technology news for CISOs & cybersecurity decision-makers

Capital raising stories - Page 2

Story image
Kiwi AI breast cancer detection solution raises $AU20 million
Tue, 5th Jun 2018
#
it in healthcare
#
ai
#
business
Volpara's $AU20m raise to fuel US growth, NZ R&D, and Asian sales push after robust FY18 results.
Story image
NZ’s early stage tech companies bolstered by rising investments - report
Wed, 30th May 2018
#
technology investment network
#
business
#
mbie
Technology Investment Network (TIN) and the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) have launched their third annual investor report.
Story image
Record $86m pouring into NZ’s early stage investments
Mon, 9th Apr 2018
#
pwc
#
angel investments
#
capital raising
NZVCA estimates that there were over 25 domestic and international funds active in early-stage venture in New Zealand during 2017.
Story image
Kiwi startup raises over $1M to protect transfer of personal information
Tue, 27th Mar 2018
#
business
#
capital raising
#
fileinvite
FileInvite streamlines the process of requesting, receiving and storing personal information without the need to use email.
Story image
Callaghan Innovation awards R&D grant to AI startup
Wed, 7th Mar 2018
#
ml
#
contact centre
#
martech
Ambit's AI tech venture lands coveted R&D grant after just ten months in business.
Story image
NZ’s first social impact investment fund goes live
Fri, 9th Feb 2018
#
akina
#
capital raising
#
social enterprise
Investments will focus on expansion opportunities in sectors such as sustainable food production, agriculture technology, healthcare, clean energy.
Story image
Kiwi robotics company expands to Europe after raising $6.4mil
Thu, 1st Feb 2018
#
robotics
#
business
#
capital raising
Invert Robotics nets NZ$6.4M, eyes global expansion with trailblazing inspection robots.
Story image
PledgeMe announces new crowdlending-inspired platform in the works
Fri, 26th Jan 2018
#
pledgeme
#
capital raising
#
crowdlending
PledgeMe to launch new Ta Koha lending platform with Māori Women Development Inc, aiming to bridge inequality gap in lending.
Story image
NZ startup CodeLingo secures $540k funding from Australian VCs
Fri, 19th Jan 2018
#
business
#
capital raising
#
venture capital
CodeLingo is a platform which enables users to scale end-to-end software development processes that improve code quality.
Story image
Startup making Bitcoin accessible to NZers raises $400k
Wed, 8th Nov 2017
#
cloud services
#
cryptocurrency
#
blockchain
The startup plans to use the funding to continue driving growth in New Zealand while also expanding into the UK market.
Story image
Radical generosity funding model supports female-led companies
Wed, 18th Oct 2017
#
dei
#
gender diversity
#
equality
SheEO launches in NZ, funding women's ventures via radical no-interest loans.
Story image
Urban farm raising capital with ‘Broccoli bonds’ on PledgeMe for social good
Tue, 10th Oct 2017
#
pledgeme
#
social enterprise
#
capital raising
Cultivate Christchurch gears up to plant seeds of change with 'Broccoli Bonds', merging investment with social impact.
Story image
Ethique raises half a million dollars in less than a day
Mon, 2nd Oct 2017
#
smartphones
#
apple
#
technology gifts
Christchurch's Ethique clinches £500,000 in a record day to fuel fight against plastic waste with eco-friendly beauty bars.
Story image
Social enterprise Ethique launches second equity crowdfunding campaign
Mon, 25th Sep 2017
#
smartphones
#
apple
#
technology gifts
Ethique seeks to propel eco-friendly beauty global with fresh campaign on PledgeMe.
Story image
Kiwi startup developing prospective musicians through gamification
Mon, 18th Sep 2017
#
business
#
investment
#
capital raising
New Zealand tech startup Melodics has raised US$1.2m in seed capital to take its instrument learning software to more aspiring musicians.
Story image
Medical record software startup raises over $500,000 through PledgeMe
Thu, 14th Sep 2017
#
saas
#
crowdfunding
#
business
Noted hit their maximum goal of its private equity crowdfunding campaign $500,000 in less than two weeks after launching its campaign.
Story image
Fintech startup attracts record investment at Flux Accelerator Demo Day
Wed, 23rd Aug 2017
#
fintech
#
callaghan innovation
#
icehouse
Genoapay allows ten weekly payments at no cost for the services like automotive, dental and vets which people need.
Story image
AI data scientist startup secures AU$16m in Series-A funding
Wed, 23rd Aug 2017
#
data science
#
ai
#
sequoia capital china
The capital raised will be invested directly into the expansion of Hyper Anna’s operations to international markets that include Asia and the US.
Story image
Aussie small business lending platform secures AU$5million in Series-A funding
Wed, 16th Aug 2017
#
capital raising
#
small business loans
#
truepillars
TruePillars’ allows multiple investors to fund small business loans of their choice with a minimum commitment of just AU$50 per loan.
Story image
Kiwi startup DROPIT raising US$5m to disrupt US sports sponsorship market
Tue, 15th Aug 2017
#
cloud services
#
digital signage
#
pro av
DROPIT is an adrenaline-pumping, interactive, fan engagement app which auctions off premium items and experiences at live sports events.
Story image
UrbanSherpa climbs into crowdfunding
Mon, 2nd Nov 2015
#
snowball effect
#
retail
#
crowdfunding
On-demand delivery start-up UrbanSherpa has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign as it seeks to expand beyond Auckland.
Story image
GeoOp widens annual loss as it chases US customers
Thu, 11th Jun 2015
#
shares
#
capital raising
#
expenses
GeoOp, the workforce management app, widened its annual loss as it invests in product development and adding new customers.
Story image
Scott Technology first-half profit rises 40% as acquisitions drive revenue growth
Tue, 14th Apr 2015
#
shares
#
scott technology
#
capital raising
Scott Technology, the industrial automation firm, posted a 40 percent gain in first-half profit as sales from recent acquisitions helped drive revenue.
Story image
Serko says full-year revenue to miss forecast, warns on 2016 sales
Mon, 9th Mar 2015
#
ipo
#
shares
#
serko
Serko, the online online travel booking business, warned annual revenue will miss its prospectus forecast by up to 6 percent as some billable services.