Amid a plethora of analysis of Australian venture capital funding in recent weeks, one report really stands out because it breaks down the numbers by talking to the venture capital investors involved.
The recently released 2nd edition of The State Of Australian Startup Funding Reportby Cut through enterprise And Folkloric enterprisesreveal a record number of Pre-Seed and Seed deals amid a 30% drop in overall funding.
We spoke to report authors Chris Gillings, of Cut Through and VC fund 5 V Capital, and Folklore managing partner Alister Coleman about the key figures in the report. You can watch that interview here.
We also took a deeper dive into the venture capital investment of 2022 and the year ahead with four venture capital experts: EVP’s Justin Lipman, Square Peg’s James Tynan, Rampersand’s Taryn Pieterse, and in Melbourne, Giant Leap’s impact fund Rachel Yang.
The 30-minute talk with Simon Thomsen, editor of Startup Daily, covered everything from current funding trends – the sectors likely to attract funding in 2023, to investing in female-founded startups, the state of play for early-stage versus later-stage investments rounds, the “dry powder” funds raised in 2022, taking capital from international venture capital funds and bringing what offshore investors can bring to the table.
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