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Ex-Hiscox exec Jodi Cartwright joins Tint Financial as CCO
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Former Hiscox executive, Jodi Cartwright, joins fintech firm Tint Financial Services as Chief Commercial Officer, aiming to enhance cross-border trading for SMEs.
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ASB bank rolls out Clean Tech Fund for New Zealand's green startups
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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ASB bank launches Clean Tech Fund to financially back New Zealand's green technology start-ups with up to $5m each.
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Celonis forecasts transformative impact of Process Mining in 2024
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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Celonis leaders predict pivotal role of Process Mining technology in transforming businesses for increased efficiency by 2024.
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Vast Data's substantial funding to disrupt AI data stack industry
Tue, 12th Dec 2023
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Vast Data secures triple-digit million-dollar funding, boosting its valuation and potential to shake up the AI data stack industry.
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VAST Data triples valuation to $9.1bn after Series E funding round success
Mon, 11th Dec 2023
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London-based VAST Data's valuation soars to $9.1bn following a successful $118m Series E funding round.
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OpenUK report examines state of open source skills in the UK
Thu, 23rd Nov 2023
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OpenUK's 'Skills or Bust' report highlights potential for economic growth through open source skills in the UK.
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Adyen introduces 'Capital' for timely funding of Australian SMBs
Fri, 17th Nov 2023
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Adyen launches 'Capital' in Australia, addressing financial hurdles faced by small and medium-sized businesses.
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Alison Deans joins Main Sequence as New Venture Partner
Thu, 9th Nov 2023
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business strategy
Alison Deans joins Main Sequence as Venture Partner, bolstering its deep tech global push.
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Velocity announces this year's winners of the $100k Challenge
Fri, 20th Oct 2023
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Construction waste, plant disease detection and gender challenges tackled at New Zealand's Velocity $100k Challenge. WasteXpert wins top prize.
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Hitachi launches HPX to revolutionise India's fintech sector
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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Hitachi Payment Services launches HPX, an initiative aimed at transforming India's payment industry with fintech startups.
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HSBC & East Village join forces for Birmingham Tech Week
Tue, 10th Oct 2023
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HSBC and East Village team up for Birmingham Tech Week to support female founders in navigating the funding landscape.
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Mash secures AUD $2 Million in pre-series A funding
Thu, 1st Jun 2023
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The emerging creative company from Australia, Mash, announces the closing of an AUD $2 million pre-series A funding round.
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Ambit appoints Richard Pratley as General Manager of Sales
Fri, 30th Sep 2022
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Ambit, the conversational AI platform, has appointed Richard Pratley as GM of Sales to help scale the company's success in Australia and New Zealand.
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Rubber Monkey gears up for Aussie market with latest capital raise
Wed, 6th Jul 2022
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Rubber Monkey is seeking to raise up to NZ$2.5 million of new capital through online investment platform, Snowball Effect.
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Lendor appoints Jo Olivia Lee as chief operating officer
Fri, 1st Jul 2022
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Jo Olivia Lee appointed as chief operating officer. She will oversee app development and operations for Singapore and Lendor Thailand.
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Prominent cryptocurrency trader hit by 'perfect storm'
Fri, 13th May 2022
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finance, leasing & rental
Crypto trading platform BitPrime forced to suspend operations due to financial pressures and reduced support from liquidity provider.
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Ready to grow: How optimising accounts receivable can put your organisation in a prime position
Wed, 6th Apr 2022
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Up to now, the automation wave has largely bypassed the accounts receivable department but it’s time that changed.
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Aussie startup CredShare hits $14m in funding, prepares to launch
Wed, 2nd Feb 2022
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Australian startup CredShare secures $2.7m funding for its credentials platform revolutionizing compliance landscape.
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Aussie's Veyor raises $4 million in equity, plans to double workforce
Wed, 12th Jan 2022
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Australian firm Veyor raises over $4m in equity capital, attracting interest from construction industry heavyweights.
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DiviPay raises $20 million, looks to expand into international markets
Wed, 29th Dec 2021
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Sydney-based start-up DiviPay has raised $20m in Series A funding to expand its operations and product offering in international markets.
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Sydney-based cybersecurity company raises $11m, sets sights on US soil
Fri, 24th Dec 2021
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Haventec secures $11m in funding and expands into US market with passwordless authentication and data storage solutions.
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Right-Hand announces expansion and new offerings for the APAC market
Tue, 14th Dec 2021
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Cybersecurity firm Right-Hand expands to US and Australia, launching AI-powered platform to tackle business data breaches.
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NZ crypto platform startup aiming to raise $1million
Mon, 14th May 2018
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The company will use the money to grow its New Zealand user base before setting its sights on international expansion to markets such as Singapore.
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Palo Alto Networks forms $20m venture fund for budding security vendors
Tue, 20th Jun 2017
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network security
Palo Alto Networks has announced the formation of a $20 million security venture fund for seed, early and growth-stage security companies.