2017 Tech IPO Pipeline Report

Another great summary from CB Insights to help understand the initial public offering market for the year ahead in technology. Most companies first raised five years prior. Only twelve were unicorns ($1Bn+) this year vs forty the year prior in 2015. Read the full 2017 IPO pipeline report here. You may also like – The […]

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Mega New Melbourne Coworking Space

A massive new co-working space is coming to Melbourne called Dream Factory, the tech startup space is being setup in Footscray by Geoff Gourley’s Impact Investment Group with a rumoured $14m investment. Read the pre-launch announcement on Startup Smart http://www.startupsmart.com.au/advice/growth/new-14-million-co-working-space-set-to-open-in-melbourne/ Make an expression of interest http://dreamfactory.org.au

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The Great Divide – Rich get fat tax benefits others are denied?

For a country that prides itself on fairness the proposed tax benefits for investors in startups are surprisingly unfair. Unless you are a professional investor with $2.5m in assets or more you can’t qualify for these new tax reductions for innovation investments [introduced to Australian parliament March 18, 2017] . The operative words here are obviously […]

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