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Early-stage venture capital has been invested in a company working on a genetic solution to the problem of carbon emissions from livestock.

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Members of a family that has twice successfully partnered with private equity are to acquire a food products business out of administration.

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A growth capital investor has made a strategic investment in a Brisbane-based software company with global ambitions.

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Two venture capital firms have led a $6.15 million funding round in a software company that offers software to manage procurement in construction projects.

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Tesla chair Robyn Denholm is among individual investors who have backed a Melbourne alternative "leather" start-up.

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A growth investment in an Australian software-as-a-service business is to be exited to a NASDAQ-listed company.

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A venture backed company has launched a first product made from plastic produced from seaweed.

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A Netherlands water specialist venture capital firm is to back a Sydney technology company as it seeks to enter the US market.

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Two leading Australian venture capital firms are to sell down some of their stakes in one of their most successful investments, online graphic design tools company Canva.

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A New York private equity firm has invested $15 million for a stake in an Australian sunscreen brand.

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The founder of a telehealth business has stepped back from the chief executive role with the company to now seek a professional for the role.

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A resources sector investment firm has taken a stake in a decarbonisation start-up that is commercialising modular gas from biowaste systems.

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$64 million has been raised to further develop a drug which tests indicate can counter peanut allergy without risk of triggering an allergic reaction.

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Private equity has slipped to third spot among the asset classes in which the Future Fund is invested.

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CSIRO is offering free R&D training for selected developers of digital health and medical technologies.

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A tech company that has developed software that links new payments technologies to banks' core payments systems is believed to have raised $15 million in new investment.

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A mid-market private equity firm has exited a beauty products company it has owned for nearly ten years.

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Crowd funding investors will lose most of their investments while a return will go to a seed fund in a planned acquisition of a Sydney technology company by a NASDAQ-listed business.

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A start-up which developed software which provides robotic grippers with a sense of touch has failed to raise follow-on funding and is to be liquidated.

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A banks-backed growth fund has invested in a company that sells specialist sun protection clothing.

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