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Auth0 closes US$120m Series F funding round
Tue, 21st Jul 2020
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Identity platform Auth0 raises $120m in Series F funding, bringing its valuation to $1.92bn, to fuel expansion and innovation.
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'Money men' failing Kiwi businesswomen, says Beany founder & CEO
Wed, 30th Oct 2019
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Lack of investor support for female-led companies in NZ is alarming, says Beany CEO. Angel investors are crucial.
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Spark backs homegrown parking app Parkable
Wed, 4th Sep 2019
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Parkable is a sharing economy platform for car parking that allows companies and individuals to rent out their empty parking bays.
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Homegrown risk management firm woos US investors
Tue, 9th Jul 2019
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Jacobi provides a cloud-based platform for multi-asset portfolio design, risk modelling, and client engagement.
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KiwiNet secures funding from MBIE for research commercialisation of deep tech
Mon, 8th Jul 2019
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KiwiNet secures major MBIE funding boost, enhancing NZ’s research commercialisation efforts.
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Databricks accelerates APJ expansion following $250 million funding round
Tue, 18th Jun 2019
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Databricks expands to Sydney, Tokyo and Bangalore, boosting APJ's AI capabilities after $250M Series E.
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Rubrik welcomes $261m funding for new market expansion
Wed, 16th Jan 2019
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data center management
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The company intends to use the funds from new investor Bain Capital Ventures will go toward future innovation and expansion.
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Hootsuite announces $5mil integration fund for social business apps
Mon, 1st May 2017
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Funded applications will receive go-to-market support and opportunities to participate in co-marketing initiatives.
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OpenView invests US$25m in ANZ workforce management company
Tue, 24th Jan 2017
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The funding will be used to rapidly grow Deputy’s team across offices around the globe, including Sydney.
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Movac Fund 4 raises $105 million investment capital for Kiwi tech companies
Mon, 14th Nov 2016
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New Zealand technology companies are about to be offered a new source of capital, after Movac's Fund 4 pool has now raised $105 million.
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$15,000 on offer for Kiwi entrepreneurs in #MyBizQuest competition
Mon, 7th Nov 2016
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Up to $15,000 is up for grabs in #MyBizQuest, a programme aimed at helping NZ businesses get their ideas off the ground or up to the next level.
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New Kiwi VR/AR Association launched to attract billion-dollar investment
Mon, 17th Oct 2016
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New Zealand VR and AR industry launch association to attract investment and boost collaboration in the sector.
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Centec Networks' $47 million funding to drive global expansion
Thu, 22nd Sep 2016
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Centec Networks secures $47m in funding to expand its ethernet silicon switching for data centers, enterprises and carriers.
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Exclusive: The secrets behind how crowdfunding can transform your startup
Tue, 6th Sep 2016
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Crowdfunding is on the rise in New Zealand, with big players such as PledgeMe and global names such as IndieGogo and Kickstarter.
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Budget 2016: What it means for NZ's tech industry
Tue, 31st May 2016
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The 2016 Budget will inject $761.4m into science and tech in New Zealand, promoting entrepreneurship, skills, and economic growth.