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WeChat Pay – Australia

Co Ventures is now working on the national Australian retailer rollout of WeChat Pay.   About Tencent Founded in November, 1998, Tencent, Inc. has grown into China's largest and most used Internet service portal. In its ten-year history, Tencent has been able to maintain steady and fast-paced growth by always putting its users first. On June [...]

By | June 28th, 2016|Blog, News|0 Comments

Impact Investment Readiness Fund

Got a project that benefits social/environmental areas and need support getting it investor ready?  Co Ventures can help! The Impact Investment Readiness Fund, seeded with $1 million from National Australia Bank (NAB), provides mission-driven organisations with targeted advice and support to help them secure investment for scaling up their social or environmental impact. The Fund offers grants of up to $100,000 for [...]

By | June 27th, 2016|All Resources, Funding, Impact, Investors|0 Comments

Google Impact Challenge

Google believes technology can make a better world, faster. The Google Impact Challenge supports non-profit innovators using technology to tackle the world's biggest social challenges. Applications are now open for the 2016 Challenge. Australian non-profits are invited to apply and share your bold ideas for a better world. Google will award $4.5 million across 10 [...]

By | June 25th, 2016|All Resources, Funding, Impact, Investors|0 Comments

Wholesale Investor platform

Wholesale Investor is Australia’s leading investment platform directly connecting High Net Worth Investors, Family Offices and Professional Investors with Private, Pre-IPO and Small Cap ASX, SGX and NZX Listed investment opportunities that are often not available on the open market. Through the Wholesale Investor platform and exclusive Events, Private, Pre-IPO and Small Cap companies can [...]

By | June 24th, 2016|All Resources, Funding, Investors|0 Comments

The Sunrise Conference

We had the pleasure of attending the Sunrise Conference at Carriageworks, Sydney last week. The Sunrise is a startup conference presented by founders, for founders and brought together some of Australia’s most successful tech leaders to tell stories from their beginnings. They talked about the pivotal decisions, the big mistakes, the near misses and the ah-ha moments. Their [...]

By | June 6th, 2016|Blog, Events, News|0 Comments

APD Ventures

The traditional digital agency model for eCommerce is broken; we're fixing it.  Accountable eCommerce aligns business goals in a true partnership. APD are aligned in its goals to grow the value of your business. For selected eCommerce businesses that need a partner to continue to grow, APD enters a shared risk and reward agreement. APD Ventures provides [...]

By | June 5th, 2016|Engineering, Entrepreneurship, Funding, Investors, Strategy|0 Comments

Co Ventures new HQ

We've moved into our new digs at Level 9, 417 St Kilda Road Melbourne.  Here are some snaps:  

By | June 2nd, 2016|Blog, News|0 Comments

Reinventing the payphone: Interactive Community Hub

In partnership with P3GM, APD Group and DDB Group Melbourne we are reinventing the payphone into an interactive community hub. Watch this space.

By | May 28th, 2016|Blog, News, Portfolio|0 Comments

Free seed financing docs

Open Source Seed Financing Documents. Australia’s leading venture capital funds, angel groups and other industry stakeholders have come together to make a pledge to create more efficiency and transparency to the fund raising process. AVCAL (Australian Ventures Capial Association) has worked with Sparke Helmore Lawyers, AirTree Ventures and Niki Scevak of Blackbird Ventures to make this pledge a [...]

By | May 26th, 2016|All Resources, Funding, Investors|0 Comments

An evening with Steve Wozniak

  “Our first computers were not born out of greed or ego, but in the revolutionary spirit of helping common people rise above the most powerful institutions.”   Once upon a twentieth century, humanity was captivated by the foresight of science fiction writers and filmmakers. Those dignified, daunting,dreamy glimpses into an imagined future would soon [...]

By | May 24th, 2016|Blog, News, Product|0 Comments