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