venture capital

Start-up scene: Out of this world ambition from the land down under

Australia is home to start-up success stories ranging from Atlassian to Canva. Its community attributes the sheer “scrappiness” of the country’s founders to being exactly what sets them apart from their global peers. Emerging is a new wave that includes Gilmour Space Technologies, with its sights set on putting humans on the moon.
November 29, 2022

Searching for the next big climate tech start-up

Wavemaker Partners is making a splash with its first climate tech venture builder. Its goal is ambitious – to launch companies that will reduce 10% of global emissions by 2035.
November 05, 2021

Start-up spotlight: Orca on the (cyber) defensive

A record number of venture capital investments are pouring into the cybersecurity industry, as cyberattacks grow in volume and variety. With attackers taking advantage of the hybrid work environment, cybersecurity is now a crucial business enabler and start-ups like Orca Security are reaping the benefits.
October 05, 2021

Russia’s Sistema eyes second Asian fund

The Moscow-based conglomerate is looking to launch its second Asia fund in 2020, to capture the growth in the region’s burgeoning middle class. It is also expanding in Southeast Asia.
December 22, 2019