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"Growth and Walker Capital Features in the SMH and AGE"

21 March 2019

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     "Growth and Walker Capital Features in the SMH and AGE Following the Royal Commission into the banking sector, investors are looking ...

BlueMount Capital Secures Expansion Funding for Elite Military Fitness

14 March 2019

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   BlueMount Capital Secures Expansion Funding for Elite Military Fitness   "I am delighted to announce that we have secured AUD $3.5 million ...

Readers, News and Updates - Funding Strategies Connect March 2019

14 March 2019

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   Readers, News and Updates - Funding Strategies Connect March 2019   Dear Reader, Welcome to the March 2019 edition of Funding Strategies Connect! We ...

Guarda wins big at World of Concrete Trade Show

13 March 2019

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  "Guarda wins big at World of Concrete Trade Show   The Guarda Edge Powercutter has just won the award for "Most Innovative ...

Qponics: Progress on the upgrade of the pilot algae farm in Brisbane into a small-scale production facility

28 February 2019

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  "Qponics: Progress on the upgrade of the pilot algae farm in Brisbane into a small-scale production facility   The sky-blue coloured lining for ...

Podcast: Learning Comes First! (ft. Manish Goklaney, Co-Founder of Learn Primary)

25 February 2019

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   Podcast: Learning Comes First! (ft. Manish Goklaney, Co-Founder of Learn Primary)   Today on Eden Exchanges we spoke to Manish Goklaney, Co-Founder ...

"Silicosis death dust audit reveals 'major epidemic worse than asbestos'"

21 February 2019

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  "Silicosis death dust audit reveals 'major epidemic worse than asbestos'  ABC News reported on 21 February 2019: "An audit of Queensland's manufacturing ...

Director Briefing with Manish Goklaney from Learn Primary

19 February 2019

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In this Director Briefing, Manish Goklaney, Co-Founder of Learn Primary Pty Ltd, discusses: Learn Primary’s objective to improve learning for children ...

Podcast: The Road Most Travelled (ft. David Keir from Freedom Road Travel Group – Discusses Strategy and Expansion Plans)

19 February 2019

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   Podcast: The Road Most Travelled (ft. David Keir from Freedom Road Travel Group – Discusses Strategy and Expansion Plans)   Today on ...

"Freedom Road Travel plans capital raise to expand China-focused business to US – CEO"

12 February 2019

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   "Freedom Road Travel plans capital raise to expand China-focused business to US – CEO   Freedom Road Travel Group (FRTG), a Hong ...

"Learn Primary could seek to raise capital in 4Q19 to enter New Zealand, Canada - CEO"

08 February 2019

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  "Learn Primary could seek to raise capital in 4Q19 to enter New Zealand, Canada - CEO   Learn Primary, a private Australian ...

Readers, Happy new year - Funding Strategies Connect January and February 2019

05 February 2019

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  Reader, Happy new year - Funding Strategies Connect Jan/Feb 2019   Dear Readers, Happy New Year 2019 - The Year of the Pig! We ...

Learn Primary - January 2019 Update and Announcements

31 January 2019

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   "Learn Primary - January 2019 Update and Announcements   Over the last quarter Learn Primary has had significant achievements which the Company ...

"Progress on the upgrade of the pilot algae farm in Brisbane into a small-scale production facility"

30 January 2019

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  "Progress on the upgrade of the pilot algae farm in Brisbane into a small-scale production facility The small ultrafiltration system continues ...

“Guarda Systems receives strong interest in products at World of Concrete Trade Show in the US”

30 January 2019

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  “Guarda Systems receives strong interest in products at World of Concrete Trade Show in the US” "Guarda Systems attended the World ...

"FREEDOM ROAD TRAVEL SECURE QUEENSLAND RUGBY UNION PARTNERSHIP"

28 January 2019

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  " FREEDOM ROAD TRAVEL SECURE QUEENSLAND RUGBY UNION PARTNERSHIP  Freedom Road Travel has gone from strength to strength in both the domestic ...

"Helio Lending in Hong Kong"

24 January 2019

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  "Helio Lending In Hong Kong   Helio Lending has been in attendance at the Asian Financial Forum in Hong Kong, represented by ...

Director Briefing with Dr Graeme Barnett from Qponics Limited

18 January 2019

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  In this Director Briefing, Dr Graeme Barnett, CEO and Managing Director of Qponics Limited ("Qponics", "the Company") discusses: Background of Qponics ...

Podcast: Delivering an Elite Business, Military Style (Ft. Scott Freeman of EMF, Elite Military Fitness)

20 December 2018

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  Podcast: Delivering an Elite Business, Military Style (Ft. Scott Freeman of EMF, Elite Military Fitness)   Today on Eden Exchanges we spoke ...

Guarda Releases Powerful Saw Dust Comparison Video

18 December 2018

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    Guarda Releases Powerful Saw Dust Comparison Video    "We are very excited that our brand new Guarda Edge Powercutter will be in ...

Venture Capital updates and other news - Funding Strategies Connect August 2017

01 September 17

 Venture Capital updates and other news - Funding Strategies Connect August 2017


Dear Readers,

I attended the AVCAL / Future Fund Venture Capital (VC) workshop in Melbourne recently where I had a unique opportunity to hear from senior professionals at one of the world's leading venture investment firms.

There were a number of takeaways that I would like to share with you:

  • Venture Capital returns in the United States of America (US) over 20 years (20.2%) have outperformed US Private Equity (12.3%) and US Small Cap Equities (8.3%) and US Large Cap Equities (7.7%). These trends are driving inflows of capital into Venture Funds and early stage companies as investors seek better returns.
  • The amount of non-US VC investment is rising with China now dominating this space and challenging the US in terms of VC investment.
  • Australian Venture Capital fundraising has been increasing albeit off a low base with a large increase (ca. 40%) in investment in 2016 compared with 2015 with approx. $429m in Venture Capital being raised in 2016.
  • Funding Strategies and our investors are well placed to take advantage of these trends as we curate high growth investment opportunities that suit these capital flows.

As we have discussed in the last newsletter, we have a number of Early Stage Venture Capital Limited Partnership (ESVCLP) funds that investors can invest into to access these opportunities and/or investors can invest directly into high growth companies. Please contact us for more information.


In this newsletter I have included:

  • An introduction to CaroMel, Project 'Glucose Biosensor' and Haixi;
  • The latest news from CXi and Tooth Booth;
  • BlueMount Capital welcomes Flora Mok
  • An invitation for you to join us at the upcoming Executive Elite and ACBC events; and
  • An invitation from PwC's Nifty Forms: Take a look at the new Nifty Forms site

 

I also invite you to download our current deal list from our website (log-in required, membership is free).

 

Happy reading, and please get in touch if we can be of any assistance.

Mark Rainbird
Managing Director
Funding Strategies 

Venture Capital updates and other news - Funding Strategies Connect August 2017