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An early-stage venture capital firm has raised an over-subscribed $140 million for its third fund.

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A local acquisition by a US company has generated a return for a venture firm that specialises in B2B software.

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Technology developed by a venture-backed start-up is being used to operate an online sales platform for Australia's largest fish market.

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An ASX-listed toll roads investor has now been waiting three months to learn whether it will receive a take-private offer.

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An Australian entrepreneur who has founded a number of digital businesses is fundraising for an early-stage venture capital fund.

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Fundraising has been launched for a private equity fund that will invest only in businesses targeting reduction of carbon emissions.

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A leading venture capital firm is following up on earlier investments in technology companies that focus on improving employee engagement. This time it's backing a start-up that focuses on involving employees in the process.

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An ASX- listed payments technology company has rejected a $693.9 million acquisition offer from a private equity-led consortium.

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An Australia-based agribusiness and food chain venture capital firm is preparing to raise a second fund targeting $70 million, double the figure at which its first fund closed in mid-2021.

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Japanese capital has boosted an investment round in an Australian semiconductor manufacturer to $140 million.

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The Victorian government has funded establishment of a centre to promote development of digital medical technologies in the state.

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Investors have committed $23 million to take an electric aircraft project into flight testing.

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A private equity firm has exited to global infrastructure investors a business which leases rail transport assets.

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A private equity roll-up of Australian defence industry businesses has acquired two more key assets.

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A global agrifood innovation investment company has launched fundraising for a $73 million fund to be based in Victoria.

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The number of job vacancies at venture capital-backed companies in Australia fell by 16% in the six months to the end of June but remained relatively strong according to an industry survey.

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A New York software specialist venture and growth capital firm has led a $14 million investment round in a Sydney cyber security start-up.

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Bidder digs in after having initial offer for listed software company rejected.

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Australia's sovereign wealth fund, the Future Fund, has shifted its focus toward hedge funds as it adjusts to more volatile global financial markets.

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An Australian private equity firm is to acquire a New Zealand childcare business from its listed owner for $NZ46 million.

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