Entries by Michael Leembruggen

The New Infrastructure-as-a-Service Company Revolutionising Fraud Prevention in Australia

FrankieOne is a leading Australian leading company that automates data capturing and decision-making for client onboarding and ongoing monitoring through its end-to-end unified platform. With its affordable infrastructure, the regtech (regulatory compliance) company handles biometrics, fraud detection data sources, AML, and other popular third-party tools.  FrankieOne was established on December 1, 2017, by founders Simon Costello and Aaron […]

From a Humble Research Analyst to Head of Operations For a Global Investment Firm in Just 4 Years, This Woman is Making An Impact

Key Person of Interest Spotlight – Giulianna Crivello I first came across Giulianna from an online Ad for EntryLevel promoting a VC Analyst course. I was intrigued by the companies and names involved so I wanted to do a little research.  Giulianna seems to be the main person delivering the course and is currently Head Of […]

Exciting Times For Tech With Australia’s Largest VC Fund Splashing Out $500M

Blackbird is Australia’s leading capital firm that invests in various enterprise technology, healthcare, deep tech, hardware and consumer-based companies. They are a hub for start-ups, providing operational and financial support and transforming their businesses into world class. The venture capital firm provides seed for emerging entrepreneurs by incubating and investing into these companies at their early […]

A Cool $5M For A New Spin On The Old Business Card

Startup Spotlight – Blinq A new spin on an old idea? Good timing? When first looking at the funding this company has managed to raise, I was impressed. There’s been a number of companies attempt to build a new business card app but nothing has really stuck around and been worthwhile replacing the built-in phone functionality. […]