Entries by Michael Leembruggen

Vitamin subscription service Vitable raises $1.9 million within 24 hours of pitching to investors

In the ever-evolving landscape of health and wellness, access to essential vitamins and supplements has become increasingly vital. People are seeking convenient and personalized ways to maintain their well-being, and this is precisely where Vitable, a groundbreaking vitamin subscription service, has made its mark. Vitable recently achieved a remarkable feat by securing an impressive $1.9 […]

Trade Ledger – Raised AUD 18.5m in a Series A funding round led by Point72 Ventures

In today’s fast-paced world of business finance, staying ahead of the curve and embracing innovative solutions is paramount. With the growing complexity of financial operations, companies need forward-thinking tools to manage their finances effectively. This is where Trade Ledger, a trailblazing company, has taken the lead. Trade Ledger recently achieved a significant milestone by securing […]

Brighte – Raised AUD 100m in a Series C funding round led by Grok Ventures and Airtree Ventures

In today’s dynamic landscape of sustainable finance, staying abreast of emerging opportunities and cutting-edge developments can prove to be a formidable task. As the global community intensifies its commitment to environmental responsibility, there arises an unprecedented demand for forward-thinking financial solutions that align profit with purpose. It is within this context that Brighte, a pioneering […]

Airwallex – Raised AUD 450m in a Series D funding round led by Fidelity and valued at over USD 2.6bn.

Airwallex is a global financial technology (fintech) company that provides cross-border payment solutions for businesses. The company was founded in 2015 by Jack Zhang and Max Li, and is headquartered in Hong Kong, with offices in various locations worldwide. Airwallex offers a comprehensive suite of products and services designed to simplify and streamline cross-border payments […]

Payright – Raised AUD 12m in a Series B funding round led by Escala Partners and investors including Adcock Private Equity and Alceon.

Payright is a leading buy now, pay later payment solution provider based in Australia. The company offers customers a flexible payment option for purchases, allowing them to pay for goods and services over time, without incurring high-interest charges. Payright partners with a wide range of businesses, from small retailers to large enterprises, to provide customers […]

Big Investments in Micro-Lending for Millennials and Zoomers.

Startup Spotlight – FuPay For individuals and businesses alike, traditional payment methods can be cumbersome and time-consuming. That’s where FuPay comes in. This revolutionary payment platform provides a seamless and efficient experience that addresses many of the challenges posed by traditional payment methods that can be slow, inconvenient, and often come with high transaction fees. […]

Fintech Startup “Frollo”​ Launches Net Worth Tracker With Funding From Metlife to Help Low To Mid-Income Australians Improve Their Financial Wellbeing

Frollo is a FinTech startup with a mission to help people feel good about money. Founded in 2015, the company offers open banking solutions, a consumer app, and a SaaS Integration Platform to a range of financial institutions, including neobanks, traditional banks, fintech, lenders, and employers. At its core, Frollo is dedicated to improving financial […]