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A fund set up in Victoria will encourage academics to take commercialisation risks with their research.

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Investors have provided $4.2 million to expand a technology company that describes its service as "Uber for drones".

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Venture funding has been provided for a start-up that has developed an artificial intelligence (AI) driven program for training managers in an online classroom.

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A late-stage accelerator of technology companies and an early-stage venture capital firm have joined forces to drive the growth of tech scale-ups.

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A mid-market private equity firm has exited a Sydney-based mining-focused technology company to one of the world's largest manufacturers of mining equipment.

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Research organisation the Black Dog Institute is raising a venture capital fund to address mental health.

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The Clean Energy Finance Corporation has led a $5.6 million seed funding round for a start-up that has developed a film that it says reduces drag on aircraft surfaces leading to significant reduction in fuel consumption.

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Australia's first software and technology specialist private equity firm has raised an above target $635 million for its second fund.

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Growth capital has been invested in a Perth-based company that designs and markets outdoor adventure equipment.

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Local and US investors have provided $8 million in seed funding for an online program that collects video testimonials for use in product sales and marketing.

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A venture capital investment round for an education resources company has been supported by four superannuation funds.

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A listed technology investment firm has exited an investment at $20 million, more than twice its valuation of three years ago.

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A business investment fund backed by the federal government and major banks has invested in an e-commerce last-mile delivery logistics company.

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Two substantial local commitments have been made to Blackbird Ventures' $NZ100 million target second New Zealand fund.

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An ASX-listed company has refused to provide non-public information to an infrastructure fund which is considering an acquisition offer.

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Local investment firms have led a $100 million investment round in a Brisbane-based global education technology company.

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A New York-based venture capital firm has invested in a company which is close to commercial production of artificial milk using CSIRO-developed technology.

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A deep-tech venture capital firm has led a $16 million investment round in a drone delivery company that has proven its business model delivering medical supplies in Africa.

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A Melbourne family office has led a funding round for a company that makes an electrically powered foiling surfboard.

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A London venture capital firm has led an investment round for a New Zealand-developed job management software platform which entered the UK market last year.

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