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Australian buy now, pay later provider PayRight has raised over $30 million dollars in funding as it eyes international expansion and the deployment of a custom digital platform. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The vast majority of the funding has been generated in the last 12 months, led

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VC firm Artesian Venture Partners and the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) have eached chipped in $25 million to create a new $50 million venture capital fund. The agtech fund, named GrainInnovate, will support and resource start-ups which show the potential and commitment to deliver transformational impact to Australia’s

Start-up courier service Sendle has raised $20 million in a series b funding led by Federation with Full Circle Venture Capital, Rampersand and Giant Leap returning as investors. Sendle said the cash will be used to begin to exploring international markets and accelerate growth locally, as part of its ongoing

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Australian workforce management company, Humanforce, has raised $22.5 million from Silicon Valley venture capitalists. Accel-KKR, a technology focused private equity fund led the series A raise which will be used to expand Humanforce’s global expansion. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Humanforce is a SaaS workforce management platform that

Data Republic is beginning a strategic expansion with the company securing $22 million in series B funding, led by Singtel Innov8, the corporate venture capital fund of the Singtel Group. The round also included investments Singapore Airlines and existing investors Qualgro, ANZ, Reinventure and Ryder Innovation Fund. Sign up for

Smart terminal company Poynt has been given a $100 million Series C investment from NAB Ventures and payment processor Elavon. The company said with this invest it will expand into new markets across Asia, Europe and South America, grow its talent base, and invest in product and partner development as

Simple has opened a London office, expanding the potential customer base for its Intelligent Marketing Platform after a securing $17 million investment earlier this year. The marketing technology company has appointed Joe Jarrett as managing director EMEA who was the former CEO of global marketing and brand asset management platform

Women represent one of the biggest untapped resources in business and it’s a billion dollar opportunity going begging. That’s the view of Roshni Mahtani, CEO and Founder of Tickled Media, the publisher of South East Asia’s largest parenting website with 12 million monthly users. “If you’re a venture capitalist or

ABC Shops across the country will begin phased closures as Aunty moves towards an online retail model. Disruption to CD and book sales – and huge government funding cutbacks to the national broadcaster brought the business unglued. In a statement anouncing the closures the ABC said, “This strategy aligns with