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Fleet Space Technologies CEO Flavia Tata Nardini

Fleet Space Technologies has raised US$7.35 million (AU$10.8 million) from global funds including Momenta Ventures and Horizons Ventures, to deliver ubiquitous Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity to remote industries, powered by a global constellation of nanosatellites. Investors in the funding round also included Grok Ventures and Blackbird Ventures, who re-invested

Culture Amp

HR start-up Culture Amp has raised US$82 million in a Series E round of funding, led by Sequoia Capital China. Existing investors Sapphire Ventures, Felicis Ventures, Index Ventures, Blackbird Ventures, Hostplus, Skip Capital and Grok Ventures. New investors Global Founders Capital and TDM Growth Partners also supported the round. Webinar:

Matt Fairhurst Skedulo

Mobile workforce management company Skedulo has raised a US$28 million Series B funding round led by M12, Microsoft’s venture arm. Past investors Blackbird and Costanoa Ventures also participated in the round. The company, which was founded in Brisbane in 2013, has secured over $40 million in funding to date. As

robotic arms, factory, machine, AI, automation

Brisbane-based Movus, has secured $4.8 million in Series A funding, led by Blackbird Ventures, as well as Telstra Ventures and Skip Capital (Atlassian co-founder Scott Farquhar’s private investment fund). Movus is the developer of Industrial IoT (Internet of Things) sensor and machine monitoring solution called FitMachine, which has been dubbed ‘the