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Goldman Sachs-backed lender Capify taps into loan optimism

Goldman Sachs-backed lender Capify taps into loan optimism

Goldman Sachs backed small business lender Capify has opened its books to lending again after raising $14 million from a group of high net worth individuals.

  • by Cara Waters

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Atlassian co-founder backs Airwallex as it raises another $56m
Atlassian

Atlassian co-founder backs Airwallex as it raises another $56m

Atlassian co-founder Scott Farquhar is one of those backing Australian financial technology startup Airwallex as it raises another $56 million from investors. 

  • by Cara Waters
Investor buzz around cannabis stocks with new treatments
Entrepreneur

Investor buzz around cannabis stocks with new treatments

Cannabis startups get down to business as treatments normalised and some small stocks are winning big name backers.

  • by Emma Koehn
'Time to shine': New fund Horizon 3 says biotech capital flowing in wake of pandemic
Biotech

'Time to shine': New fund Horizon 3 says biotech capital flowing in wake of pandemic

A group of seasoned life sciences investors plan to launch a new fund saying tough economic conditions won't scare Australians from biotech opportunities.

  • by Emma Koehn
Tech sector to drive recovery in private equity
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Tech sector to drive recovery in private equity

The technology sector is set to drive recovery in private equity with the sector seen as a safe harbour for investments during COVID-19. 

  • by Cara Waters
Education startup scores $13m in funding as learning goes online
Coronavirus pandemic

Education startup scores $13m in funding as learning goes online

Education technology startup InsideSherpa is building on the switch to online learning during the coronavirus pandemic raising $US9.3 million ($13 million).

  • by Cara Waters
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Zwift secures $625m in funding as pandemic takes cycling indoors
Coronavirus pandemic

Zwift secures $625m in funding as pandemic takes cycling indoors

Online fitness platform Zwift has secured $US450 million ($625 million in funding on the back of a boom in virtual fitness driven by the coronavirus pandemic.

  • by Cara Waters
Claims Australian firms impacted by 'rampant fraud' at German leasing giant Grenke
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Claims Australian firms impacted by 'rampant fraud' at German leasing giant Grenke

Australian businesses may be victims of alleged "rampant fraud" at German finance leasing giant Grenke AG according to a damning report published by anonymous online group Viceroy Research.

  • by Cara Waters
SafetyCulture snaps up training startup EdApp in maiden acquisition
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SafetyCulture snaps up training startup EdApp in maiden acquisition

Technology unicorn SafetyCulture has bought EdApp in a deal that values the Sydney-based online training app at $40 million.

  • by Cara Waters
Oracle set to win TikTok race as Microsoft's offer rejected
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Oracle set to win TikTok race as Microsoft's offer rejected

Oracle is in the box seat to make a deal with TikTok after Microsoft's offer to buy the viral social media platform's US operations was rejected, though it may not be an outright sale.

  • by Cara Waters
'Biotech is recession-proof': Brandon Capital's Nave on Australia's 'sunrise' industry
Biotech

'Biotech is recession-proof': Brandon Capital's Nave on Australia's 'sunrise' industry

The head of Australia's largest life sciences investment firm has more than just the prospect of a coronavirus vaccine on his mind.

  • by Emma Koehn