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Easyship and Sendle Expand Partnership

Easyship and Sendle Expand Partnership to Make Low-Cost, Sustainable Shipping More Accessible for Small and Medium-sized Businesses Across the US and Canada


4 October 2023

How cheap pub schnitzels helped this company raise $16m

Food ordering business Ordermentum, whose digital system is used by 40,000 pubs, clubs and cafes, has raised $16 million in fresh capital to drive growth as value-seeking diners head to pubs rather than higher-end restaurants.


20 September 2023

Sendle launches 3-Day Guaranteed shipping to US customers

Since we started, Sendle’s always brought quick, reliable, and affordable shipping to small businesses in America. Well, we’ve made our shipping even swifter. Now, get your goods delivered in 3 days or less, guaranteed.


13 July 2023

International Schools Partnership collaborates with Postpay

International Schools Partnership collaborates with Postpay to deliver secure, easy, and flexible payment options for parents


6 June 2023

Preezie selected to be part of the highly prestigious LaunchVic 30X30

Preezie has been selected to be part of the highly prestigious LaunchVic 30X30 program. This program is specifically designed to support ambitious scaleups in Victoria to achieve unicorn status by 2030.


5 April 2023

Basiq confirms strategic acquisition from Cuscal Limited

Cuscal and Basiq have entered into a binding agreement under which Cuscal will acquire a controlling interest in Basiq, subject to customary conditions.


10 March 2023

Breef raises $16M to match brands with marketing agencies

Breef, a platform that allows brands to manage and service marketing agency projects, today announced that it raised $16 million in a Series A round led by Greycroft with participation from Touch Ventures.


7 February 2023

Exclusive Interview: Her Black Book Co-Founder, Julie Stevanja

Julie Stevanja and Sali Sasi founded Stylerunner in 2012, in response to the booming athleisure trend.


16 September 2022

Sendle Launches in Canada

Sendle, the first shipping carrier specifically designed to serve the needs of small ecommerce businesses, has launched in Canada, promising the end of the era of expensive parcel delivery in the country.


15 September 2022

Postpay Launches Express Payment Service To Support Growth In E-Retailing

UAE-based buy now, pay later (BNPL) platform Postpay has launched an express payment service to provide a fast and seamless payment solution.


26 July 2022

Refundid shakes off BNPL doubts to raise $12m

Refundid, a fintech start-up that provides instant refunds for online purchases, has closed a $12 million funding round.


17 July 2022

Postpay and Tap Payments partner to offer ‘Buy Now Pay Later’

Postpay and Tap Payments partner to offer ‘Buy Now Pay Later’ to boost revenue and increase flexibility for businesses


12 June 2022

Touch Ventures back Her Black Book

Women’s shopping app Her Black Book, founded by the sisters who started popular online aggregator Stylerunner, has raised $1.6 million.


27 February 2022

Fintech company Postpay collaborates with Commercial Bank of Dubai

The strategic partnership will support Postpay on several fronts, including transaction banking, debt funding and e-commerce solutions


6 February 2022

Sendle launches “seamless and simple” returns service for small businesses

Small businesses that use Sendle for their parcels now have access to a new returns service from the delivery provider.


27 January 2022

Afterpay-backed Touch Ventures leads $5.5 million series A in retail experience platform preezie

Online shopping experience platform preezie has raised $5.5 million in a Series A.
The round was led by ASX-listed, Afterpay-backed Touch Ventures and Steve Baxter’s investment syndicate, TEN13.

Preezie will allocate the cash to team and product growth as well as international expansion.


24 November 2021

Visa joins NAB, Westpac, Salesforce at data start-up Basiq

Payment giant Visa has made a strategic investment in Basiq – a Sydney-based start-up that captures bank data for fintechs – in a move that points to payments and broader data sources being combined to improve digital services across the economy.


23 November 2021

Afterpay-backed Touch piles in as Till’s round hits $125m

Afterpay-backed Touch Ventures has poured money into a previously closed funding round at Sydney-based fintech start-up Till Payments, which takes it to $125 million, as it looks to expand its operations in Europe.


21 November 2021

Refundid raises $3 million for tech turning BNPL model on its head

Instant-refunds startup Refundid has secured $3 million in equity and debt funding just six months after launching, as it gears up to eliminate a lingering point of friction in e-commerce.

The round was led by AP Ventures, the venture capital fund backed by Aussie buy-now, pay-later giant Afterpay. E-commerce veteran Paul Greenberg, who also founded the National Online Retailers Association, also invested and will join Refundid’s advisory board.


1 September 2021

Afterpay’s Touch Ventures set for September ASX float

AP Ventures, to be rebadged Touch Ventures Ltd, is in front of potential investors seeking to raise $100 million at 40¢ per share in a deal that would see its shares start trading on September 29, according to terms in front of potential investors.


30 August 2021

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