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A growth capital firm targeting an initial $150 million fund has reached a first close of $55 million.

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Global investors have provided $224 million to commercialise a chronic pain relief device developed by a Sydney company.

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An Australia-based venture firm has contributed to a $US50 million investment round for a US company that claims to be the leader in real-time artificial intelligence-driven cyber security.

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Australian investors are to be given access to a global alternatives fund-of-funds strategy run by Hong Kong and Singapore investment managers.

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The Future Fund has appointed an industry leader as the new head of its private equity team.

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Australian and Silicon Valley venture firms have led a $22 million funding round for a Sydney-based drone surveying technology company.

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One of Australia's leading venture firms has appointed an additional partner.

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A Sydney-based firm is to jointly manage a new Apple-backed fund that will focus on removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere while generating financial returns for investors.

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A regional airline has taken a stake in a start-up which is focusing on developing technology which will enable aircraft used on regional routes to be converted to electric power.

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An Australian venture firm has led a $1.4 million pre-seed funding round for a US start-up that is embedding generative artificial intelligence (AI) into online marketing and content creation.

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An impact investor has led an investment round for a company that provides an employee benefits platform to support working caregivers.

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Australia's first astronaut has become an investor in an Australian satellite technology company.

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A very early-stage venture firm is seeking to raise $20 million for a fund that will provide follow-on funding for some of the most successful of its current investee companies.

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$86 million in venture capital investment has been burned by the collapse of a Sydney-based direct delivery groceries business.

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An ASX-listed growth capital fund has invested $9.8 million in a company that has developed rostering technology designed for not-for-profit organisations.

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A Sydney-based private equity firm has closed its seventh buyout fund at $1 billion.

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A US specialist venture capital firm has led a $29.8 million Series A investment round in an Adelaide-based cyber security company.

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A first US contract has almost doubled the share price of a medical technology company that has developed technology which generates images that show how effectively lungs inflate.

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A $775 million private equity bid has been knocked back by an ASX-listed aged-care homes provider but the target has offered access to some non-public information to see whether it can attract a higher offer.

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The new chief executive of an Australia-based global forestry investor expects carbon credits to help drive continuing growth for the firm.

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