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Xero has received NZ$132.9 million from Accel Partners, and an additional NZ$14.3 million from its largest investor, Matrix Capital Management.
Australia's Campaign Monitor has revealed that an IPO is not the company's near-term goal, as it works to expand its North American operations following last year's $250 million capital raising effort.
Government continues to provide financial support to encourage skills upgrading and drive research and development efforts in the country. SMBs are offered grants to innovate and expand internationally.
Rent the Runway, a self-described "fashion company with a technology soul," wants to revolutionize how the average person shops for clothes -- using big data.
'Don't call us Silicon Alps': How Switzerland battled a healthy economy to grow its own startup scene
Sometimes, you really can have it too good - staying hungry and foolish hasn't always been easy for Switzerland's startups.
The IT cloud service company says it will use the Series D round to accelerate sales, marketing, product development, and international market opportunities.
Uber has increased its latest Series E funding round amount by $1 billion after receiving increased interest from investors, with the round reaching a total capacity of $2.8 billion.
Reports have emerged that Snapchat is seeking a new round of venture capital-backed funding, which could see it valued at $19 billion.
Australian online freelancing and crowdsourcing marketplace provider Freelancer has reported a net loss after tax of AU$1.5 million after a string of new acquisitions in 2014.
Traditional wisdom would have it that any cuts to company R&D tax breaks could hamper innovation, yet the Australian government's latest move to cap domestic R&D incentives may in fact help drive the development of new technology in the country.
Australian e-commerce startup Kounta is making its move into the North American business software market, with the launch of its point-of-sale platform in the United States.
The San Francisco-based startup makes a white-label app marketplace that allows businesses to sell software-as-a-service applications to other businesses.
As the car service promises to create 20,000 jobs in Australia in 2015, Treasurer Joe Hockey has reportedly said that Uber and Netflix will be sources of employment growth within the country.
The Australian e-commerce player has promoted former Googler Tim Schulz to the role of chief product officer, where he will helm Bigcommerce's SaaS platform as it scales to serve enterprise-level businesses.
A new technology startup accelerator program launched in Perth by Australian telecommunications company Amcom is offering up to eight startups AU$40,000 in seed capital, along with three months of professional mentoring.
It is not only the big companies that produce great tech that is worthy of note at CES 2015. Have a look at these cool products that should be at the show this year.
If you are fed up with Facebook and tired of Twitter you might want a change of social scene. Try these up-and-coming social networks that are well worth a look for users and brands.
The Spain Startup South Summit 2014 conference recently took place in Madrid, where fledgling companies from a variety of industries mixed with investment groups and startup accelerators. ZDNet looks at some of the brightest tech startups on show.
I tested the ChargeCard and ChargeKey charging cables from Nomad with the hope of leaving my normal USB charging cable at home. Here is what I found.
We have been keeping a look out for the hottest new start-ups to make the news this quarter. Here are our favourites so far for Q2 2014.
We have a look at six startups that have already caught our eye this year.
We take a look back at what has been happening across the startup world and discover some great new apps, ideas and companies that made the news during 2013.
Much like the initial IPO announcement, Twitter defended its $1 billion fundraising goal with some significant Tweets. Let's flip through them.
Startups are creating innovative mobile apps destined for success. This week, 17-year-old Nick D'Alosio sold his Summly app to Yahoo for about $30 million. We look at other iPhone apps created by startups that could also be in the same position one day.
A new workspace on the 39th floor of Canary Wharf is extending London's Tech City out to Docklands, and aims to bring together smart start-ups and potential customers.
The SXSW Interactive 2013 trade show featured exciting and innovative products and exhibitors. Themes included waterproof cases, 3D mobile apps, privacy and more.
What do you get when you fill a park with like-minded entrepreneurs and give them free internet, power, and the promise of coffee? Co-working is what.
The Media Exploits 2012 event gives local startups a platform to exhibit innovations ranging from mobile advertising and online games to video streaming and analytics.
At Twitter HQ in San Francisco: a quick look at lunchtime in the microblogging giant's lunch room - which also happens to be one of Bon Appetit's flagship cafés.
Ahead of Aug. 9 national day celebrations, ZDNet Asia speaks with five local startups which showcase Singapore's culture through their recent products.
Offering affordable 3D printers for the masses, Pirate3D is bucking the trend from a recent wave of software and Internet startups from Singapore and says going the hardware route can be easier.
Regions looking to emulate Silicon Valley should avoid going head-to-head with it, says Robert Scoble, Rackspace startup liaison officer.
For first time, country will hold three global events together--World Cities Summit, Singapore International Water Week and inaugural CleanEnviro Summit--to provide wider and integrated platform for exchange of ideas to tackle increasingly complex problems.
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