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Buoyed by the success of two small seed funds a community venture firm is preparing to raise a more substantial fund.

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An independent weather forecaster, which is backed by Australian venture capital, has raised $US77 million as it prepares put its own radar satellites into orbit.

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A private equity-owned global fund administration services business is close to acquiring a Sydney-based competitor.

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State government funding of $3 million has been committed to a venture capital accelerator program.

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Australia's first secondary venture capital vehicle now has more than $50 million under management and has made further investments.

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A proposal to buy a stake in AMP's private assets business for $1.35 billion has fallen through but talks continue about the possible purchase of the entire business unit.

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A $17 million funding round is to be used to push overseas sales of specialist software for disability services providers.

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A leading food products company has targeted a producer of healthy meals as its latest acquisition.

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An Australian venture firm has led a $9 million Series A investment round in an Israeli start-up which has developed artificial intelligence to identify trends in jobs data.

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A recent private equity investee business has made a strategic acquisition to build its consulting capabilities as it focuses on expanding services across South-East Asia.

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Shares in an online pet services platform closed their first day of trading 20% up on the company's listing price.

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A global financial services private investment firm has exited its investment in Australia's second ranked shares-trading platform.

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Australia's largest venture capital firm is to expand into investing into listed equities.

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A $40 million investment round will result in automated vehicles being used in mining.

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An investment plan for the Breakthrough Victoria innovation initiative is to be finalised by the end of June.

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A local private equity firm is to gain an early partial return on investment in a deal in which it will partner, in a spin-off business, with a global sector specialist.

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Shares in a private capital-backed online marketplace rose 61.54% on listing.

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A venture firm currently raising its third fund has changed its name to better reflect its 'first cheque to forever' strategy.

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Queensland's largest two super funds have moved a step closer toward a merger that will create one of Australia's largest super funds.

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The world's largest private assets manager has made an $8 billion bid for listed casinos operator Crown Resorts.

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