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👋Hello and welcome to our 3rd edition of Funding Roundups! We'll get straight into the good stuff this week...

1. This week, you will receive the fortnight's roundup on funding - written and compiled by Warwick from
2. Next week, you will receive the fortnight's roundup on accelerators.
📈 This Fortnight in Funding
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Events for Founders

📅 Angels@Noon with Melbourne Angels
Get to know angel investors in Melbourne, discover new trends, share your own experiences and explore engaging with them as a member or portfolio company. Ron Weissman from the Band of Angels in Silicon Valley will be sharing insights on how to successfully invest in AI startups.
Date: Fri Oct 2, 12pm-1pm AEST
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📅 Founder Connect – online networking
Forge valuable connections with your peers from the startup community over your lunch hour! Delivered by Startup Victoria in partnership with CTRL+N by Luna Startup Studio. Will take place over a Zoom video call.
Date: Thu Oct 8, 12pm-1pm AEST
Register for event here

📅 IndigiSpace Indigenous Entrepreneur Program Presentation
IndigiSpace showcases its Indigenous entrepreneur programs from the last year and participants from its recent virtual program.
Date: Wed Sep 30, 6:30pm-7:30pm AEST
Register for event here

The Founders Course is a practical online course that shows you how to succeed as a founder. The course helps you to build and launch a startup in your own time under the guidance of Colin Kinner, one of Australia’s most experienced startup mentors and founder of Startup Onramp. Bonus $10k worth of perks from AWS, LawPath and others. 50% off for a limited time.
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News for Founders

🌍 Ecosystem
LaunchVic partners with to launch an open-source database for the Victorian startup ecosystem.

🥾 Bootstrapped
We want to promote bootstrapped startups, so if you’re a bootstrapped business and have some news, let us know and we’ll add it to our fortnightly email.

💵 Equity Crowdfunding
Life admin startup, Eggy raised $407k from 221 investors on Birchal and personal finance app, Humaniti raised $429k from 248 investors on Equitise.

💵 Reward Crowdfunding
Workout timer startup, Timebirds raises $1.1m through Kickstarter.

🏦 Loans
US startup loan provider, Lighter Capital appoints former NAB Ventures Managing Partner Melissa Widner as CEO as they enter the Australian market.

💥 Impact
Making Better Disability Tech podcast - Whether permanent, temporary or as result of age, millions of Australians will experience a form of disability. How do we make tech more inclusive? Meet some of the innovators with lived experience of disability driving tech innovation in Australia.

💰 Venture Capital
Who is Tempus Partners and what do they invest in?
- Latest funding rounds listed here in Airtree’s newsletter.
Investible Early Stage Fund portfolio insights.

Millennial founders raise first VC fund after three-year struggle - Galileo closed their first $10 million fund. Atlassian launches $70 million venture fund to foster “a robust ecosystem” for cloud-based startups. Giant Leap announced their second social impact fund.  Save the Children launches $6m impact fund that will invest in innovations in education, e-health and fintech. is a powerful platform that simplifies innovation program design & management. 

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Resources for Founders
  • VC Land Podcast, a new podcast that’s all about Australian venture capital.
  • How I raised it, a podcast on how founders raised their rounds.
  • The Birchal Podcast, all about equity crowdfunding.
  • Grants, a guide to all the grants available to your small business organised by industry.
  • After bagging $20 million in February, this is what Bruce Stronge has learnt about raising venture capital.
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