FEMALE FOUNDERS RECEIVED 21% OF FUNDING IN Q3 2023
IN Q3 2023 AUSTRALIAN STARTUPS ANNOUNCED $739M CAPITAL RAISED
TOP FUNDED SECTORS IN Q3 2023: CLIMATE/CLEANTECH, ECOMMERCE/RETAIL, ENTERPRISE/BIZ SOFTWARE
LARGEST DEALS IN Q2 2023: PET CIRCLE, SECURE CODE WARRIOR, ONEMODEL, SILICON QUANTUM COMPUTING, INFRAVISION
77 DEALS VC DEALS ANNOUNCED IN Q3 2023
FEMALE FOUNDERS RECEIVED 21% OF FUNDING IN Q3 2023
IN Q3 2023 AUSTRALIAN STARTUPS ANNOUNCED $739M CAPITAL RAISED
TOP FUNDED SECTORS IN Q3 2023: CLIMATE/CLEANTECH, ECOMMERCE/RETAIL, ENTERPRISE/BIZ SOFTWARE
LARGEST DEALS IN Q2 2023: PET CIRCLE, SECURE CODE WARRIOR, ONEMODEL, SILICON QUANTUM COMPUTING, INFRAVISION
77 DEALS VC DEALS ANNOUNCED IN Q3 2023

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We are passionate about helping Australian startups succeed on the global stage. We share accurate, data-backed insights about the ecosystem to ensure that both insiders and outsiders recognise and appreciate the extraordinary work that Australian founders are doing. We collaborate with like-minded organisations on initiatives supporting Australian founders and angel investors, and we invest in early-stage startups through one of Australia's largest angel syndicates.

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Start-ups change financing strategy to avoid dreaded ‘down rounds’

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Four Aussie startups that raised $115.7 million this week

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Understanding VC Investment and Alternatives for Startups

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Female startup founders see surge in early-stage funding

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How new VC pitching platform helped a remote mum's start-up raise $4m

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Exclusive: Blackbird explains its recent male-founder dominated investment announcements

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Big money fintech Athena struggles to vanquish banks in mortgage wars

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Cut Through’s latest funding report says international investment in Aussie startups isn’t as bad as it seems

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A new angel investment syndicate is backing Australia’s Techstars founders

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The fog of fear lifting as venture capital splashes $810m in three months

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Aussie startups raise $810m in Q2 as investor sentiment picks up

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The fog of fear lifting as venture capital splashes $810m in three months

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Cut Through aims to drive better outcomes for Australian startup founders. Today, we do this via:

Startup Funding Data

Cut Through Venture is Australia's most trusted source for reliable and complete Australian startup funding data. We produce publications about the Australian startup ecosystem, which are grounded in data. These range from quarterly funding updates, to one-off research papers, to our annual State of Australian Startup funding report. 

Early-stage investments

The Cut Through Angels investment syndicate invests in early-stage Australian technology startups. We offer founders the value of the Cut Through network, and reach of our platform. We allow our Australian angel investor members to invest alongside top venture capitalist in the Australian market, in competitive rounds.

Insights and Education

Curated collection of articles, guides, checklists, and tools specifically for angel investors and early-stage founders participating in the fundraising process. Explore the wide range of resources available to better understand the nuances of startup fundraising, including strategic analysis, best practices, and recommendations for success.

Ecosystem collaborations

We aim to foster innovation and growth within the Australia startup community. We partner with likeminded funds and ecosystem enablers to create content and events that create genuine value for startup founders and angel investors. 

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