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Venture Capital stories - Page 2

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CyberArk launches $30M investment fund to advance security
Fri, 13th May 2022
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ai security
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cybersecurity
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investment
CyberArk has announced the launch of CyberArk Ventures, a $30 million global investment fund dedicated to advancing the next generation of security disruptors.
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Kasada raises $23m, continues to revolutionise bot security
Tue, 7th Dec 2021
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bots
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funding
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investment
The company states it plan to use the Series C funding to further accelerate its sales and grow its development, support and marketing departments.
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How the best tech deals get done using tech
Fri, 30th Oct 2020
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ecm
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document management
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martech
Venture capital (VC) is a massive global industry, with record funding for startups, but tech isn't usually a factor. That's starting to change.
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Check Point researchers uncover how to steal $1 million by email
Mon, 9th Dec 2019
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email security
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capital raising
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investment
Chinese hackers con $1M in VC-BEC heist; Israeli startup's seed fund intercepted.
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Blockchain revenues to near US$10B despite 2018 crypto winter
Mon, 2nd Sep 2019
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blockchain
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venture capital
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abi research
This year blockchain is starting to find its feet as innovators find the use-cases that suit the specific areas in which it can provide value.
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Kiwi robot climbs the world venture capital stage
Fri, 3rd May 2019
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it in healthcare
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yamaha
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robotics
Top tech investors support global expansion of the world’s first non-magnetic, climbing inspection robot for hazardous environments from Invert Robotics.
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LaunchVic Australia seeks next generation of local & international angels
Thu, 9th Aug 2018
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investment
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angel investments
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launchvic
The Australian state of Victoria is on a serious mission to find its next generation of startup angel and venture capital investors.
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With $2.5m in its pocket, local security firm Kasada sets its sights on the US
Tue, 3rd Apr 2018
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cios
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bots
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venture capital
Two Australian venture capital firms have raised $2.5 million for local cybersecurity firm Kasada, which will now set its sights on the US market.
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Yamaha invests in Tauranga-based robot company
Mon, 26th Mar 2018
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it automation
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yamaha
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business
Tauranga-based RPL is an early stage R&D company that develops robotics and automation solutions for highly variable agricultural environments.
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NZ startup CodeLingo secures $540k funding from Australian VCs
Fri, 19th Jan 2018
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capital raising
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venture capital
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business
CodeLingo is a platform which enables users to scale end-to-end software development processes that improve code quality.
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Global fintech investment growing - report
Thu, 12th Oct 2017
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fintech
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investment
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globaldata
Venture capital investments in fintech suggest that the gradual increase witnessed since 2014 has now shown a spurt in 2017.
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What can NZ entrepreneurs offer VCs and how can they leverage investor relationships?
Thu, 24th Aug 2017
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entrepreneurship
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venture capital
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right click capital
In 2016, there were 50 disclosed venture capital investments made in New Zealand at a value of $92.3mil, significantly up from $62.5mil in 2015.
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Aussie takes out Most Disruptive CTO award
Wed, 16th Sep 2015
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bi
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big data
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iot
Velpic’s Russell Francis has been named Most Disruptive CTO in the global Talent Unleashed awards, with three other Aussie companies claiming awards.
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CORRECT: Telogis seeks to double workers in NZ after opening bigger R&D hub in Christchurch
Thu, 6th Nov 2014
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fleet management
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venture capital
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r&d
Telogis, whose cloud-based location intelligence software is used in more than 100 countries, is kicking off a delayed job recruitment drive in New.
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Kiwi start-up bags top IBM ANZ honour...
Thu, 4th Sep 2014
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iot
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cios
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ibm
NZ's 9 Spokes wins IBM SmartCamp Sydney, earning mentorship and a shot at global entrepreneurship acclaim with their innovative business dashboard.
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Lightning Lab accelerates Kiwi start ups to success with $2.2m funding
Tue, 12th Aug 2014
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creative technologies
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lightning lab
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christchurch
Teams from Lightning Lab, New Zealand's digital accelerator programme, have secured $2.2m in seed investment capital.
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World-first as Kiwi aerospace firm sends businesses to infinity and beyond...
Tue, 29th Jul 2014
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nz
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rocket lab
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auckland
Auckland-based Aerospace company Rocket Lab has plans to revolutionise the global space industry, by making it easier for companies to launch small satellites into orbit.
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Funding your start up, part 2: Market Validation
Wed, 15th Feb 2012
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google
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massey university
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venture capital
Cracking the code to startup success: Market validation is key, says Massey Uni expert, Sabrina Nagel, before seeking funding.
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Funding your startup, part 1: Angel Investors
Tue, 7th Feb 2012
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icehouse
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business
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capital
The first in a series on what to do if you've got a great business idea but need cash to get it off the ground.
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NZ start-ups need to think big
Fri, 29th Jul 2011
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ecm
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martech
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wellington
Co-founder of Wellington-based software company has some advice for SMB owners.