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  • Early stage startups can rejoice as Blackbird Ventures just raised $225 million

    Tech startups can rejoice as investments might be coming your way. Sydney-based venture capital firm Blackbird Ventures, which invests in tech startups, just raised $225 million for their third fund. The third fund was led by Melbourne-based superannuation fun Hostplus, their existing community of 100 individuals (mainly technology founders) along with First State Super. The… Read more »

  • Australian AI startup Daisee raises $8.8 million in Series A funding

    Daisee, an Australian artificial intelligence company, today announced it has raised AU$8.8 million in a Series A funding round led by Alium Capital, with Thorney Opportunities and other investors to help realise the opportunities for AI in companies around the country. Daisee leverages the best in AI research from leading universities including Deakin University and… Read more »

  • Cryptocurrency mining extensions have no place on Google chrome web store anymore

    Google is on a banning spree. Just months after banning all crypto related advertisements, crypto mining extensions will be banned this time. The announcement was made yesterday; Chrome Web Store will no longer accept extensions that mine cryptocurrency. All existing extensions that mine cryptocurrency will be delisted from the Chrome Web Store in late June…. Read more »

  • New Kiwi Site Ready to Topple Trade Me

    AllGoods, a new online marketplace offering a 100% free platform for regular users to buy and sell, announced on Saturday that they were ready to tackle the online giant Trade Me. After 2 years of preparation and testing, and an extremely successful pre-launch they said they were ready to transition into their marketing phase and… Read more »

  • Pure Storage launches world-first AI-ready storage with NVIDIA

    Pure Storage, the all-flash storage platform that helps innovators build a better world with data, today announced the industry’s first comprehensive AI-Ready Infrastructure, AIRI, powered by NVIDIA. Architected by Pure Storage and NVIDIA, AIRI is purpose-built to enable data architects, scientists and business leaders to extend the power of the NVIDIA DGX-1 and operationalise AI-at-scale… Read more »

  • ‘Canva for videos’ startup raises $2.8 million in funding

    The ‘world’s simplest video maker’, Biteable raised $2.8 million and it is dubbed as the ‘canva for videos’.  The series A investment was led by Tank Stream Ventures and Microequities Venture Capital Fund. Biteable is an online video maker that helps businesses or anyone with their video needs like infographics, ads, explainer videos, presentations and… Read more »

  • $12 million just went into CryptoKitties

    CryptoKitties received US$ 12 million in funding because they are clearly worth it. The viral sensation that was launch last year had been gaining attention from all who are interested in blockchain and technology. The investment was led by Andreessen Horowitz and Union Square Ventures, who have also backed companies like Facebook, Twitter, and Coinbase…. Read more »

  • Taxes made easy for freelancers with this NZ based startup

    Hnry is the best friend you need if you’re a self-employed individual. Let’s be honest, invoices, taxes and compliance can be torturous to keep up with, and it can be the worst part about being self-employed. This is where Hnry swoops in and save your day like your desired superhero crush. Hnry is a ‘pay-as-you-earn’… Read more »