Bugger, back in lockdown! The all-day AANZ workshop on Wednesday was already cancelled. Now it looks like we'll not have our pitch night next Tuesday. We'll know later today!
This has also jinxed our FKA Wine Tasting session with a twist. Hamish Nuttall built Naked Bus and now wants to take the clothes off wine. We've taken a rain check. So, be there when Winedab will be back next month
Stuff reports. One in three brokered loans in Australasia is now processed with FileInvite, FKA's #14 portfolio company. Garth has kicked off a $2,000,000 round to drive further growth.
Email Garth.Hinton@fka.nz if you want to find out more.
Narrative Muse #18 started with book recommendations and is now also doing TV recommendations. Hear it from the horse's mouth in this video.
Running since 1967, the IBC Show is “by the industry, for the industry” and is a crucial event in the calendar of broadcast and media professionals worldwide. This IBC feature gives Moxion, FKA's #10 a nice prop.
"We could check everything, including what second unit were doing in real time in China on Moxion, which was helpful when we were working in remote locations in New Zealand."
This week's LinkedIn post may have lured as many founders as it may have scared off. But then we have some formidable females among our Angels.
Blackbird is the first fund to benefit from the government’s $300 million Elevate Fund, with a $20m contribution. Elevate was announced in the May 2019 budget, 15 months on we see the first implementation. That's for passive fund matching.
Active direct investment at the Aspire level has produced 12 or so new investments in that same period and plenty of investment to rebuild the headcount from the ground up a second time.
A useful collection of SaaS metrics. What they are and how best to represent them. ChartMogul gives real value whilst promoting its own platform. Check it out!