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Funding
Blackbird says NZ tech sector set for massive growth
Local investor Blackbird says New Zealand’s tech sector is poised for a period of significant growth, which could see it transformed into one of the economy’s largest export earners.
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Artificial Intelligence
Juniper research funding to advance artificial intelligence and network innovation
The research is to focus on AI, ML, routing and quantum networking for advanced communication, Juniper Networks says.
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SaaS
Employment Hero completes funding following KeyPay acquisition
"With KeyPay joining the Employment Hero family, will set a new bar for what people expect from employment. It’s incredibly exciting."
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Artificial Intelligence
Uniphore's latest funding round reaches $400 million
Uniphore, a conversational automation company, has announced its Series E funding round of $400 million, raising the company's valuation to $2.5 billion.
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Digital Transformation
AI company raises $105m to create people for 'digital' workforces
An Auckland based artificial intelligence company Soul Machines has raised $US70 million ($NZ105m) to meet growing demand for "digital people".
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Digital Transformation
Enboarder raises US$32m in funding, plans for expansion
People activation platform Enboarder raised US$32m in Series B funding, bringing its total investment to US$50m.
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Cybersecurity
Allure Security raises $6.8 million seed round in fight against digital fraud
Allure Security has raised a $6.8 million seed round as the company progresses in a $76 billion battle against digital fraud.
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Fintech
Aussie fintech Slyp raises $25M in latest funding round
Off the back of the raise, additional products and features will be expedited with Slyp announcing payment linked loyalty is on the roadmap for 2022.
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Compliance
CredShare announces successful capital raising and next-gen RegTech
Australian start-up CredShare has announced it's raised a further circa $2.7 million while unveiling the next evolution of its credentials platform. 
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Compliance
Aussie startup CredShare hits $14m in funding, prepares to launch
“We are not just another RegTech creating compliance forms, and software that ticks a box. We are passionate about building a solution that will genuinely improve your information security."
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Fintech
eCommerce financing platform Wayflyer hits 'unicorn' status after $150m funding round
An Ireland-based financing platform is gearing up for expansion into markets including Asia, the United States, and Europe.
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Open source
The Sandbox and Brinc announce $50M Open Metaverse Accelerator Program funding for 100 startups
The Sandbox has committed US$50M to Brinc for The Sandbox Metaverse Accelerator Program, targeting 100 startups to enhance the open metaverse.
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Expansion
Personetics raises $85M, expands operations in Australia
Personetics has raised $85 million in growth funding from Thoma Bravo, a software investment firm, doubling the company's valuation and securing a total funding of more than $160 million in 2021.
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Cloud
GPS closes $400 million funding round, brings on new chair
“The upsizing of this latest round of investment is an important step forward for the company and a strong endorsement of our strategy."
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Artificial Intelligence
AI-driven GiveTech expands globally, helping charities innovate in fundraising
Australian GiveTech startup Dataro has announced its AUD 2.5 million seed funding round led by Basis Set Ventures, Black Sheep Capital, and Save The Children. 
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Construction
Aussie's Veyor raises $4 million in equity, plans to double workforce
Australian-owned technology company Veyor has concluded an equity capital raising topping $4 million, piquing the interest of construction industry heavyweights.
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Endpoint Protection
CrowdStrike launches $100 million investment vehicle Falcon Fund II for tech innovators
CrowdStrike has announced the launch of Falcon Fund II, a $100 million investment vehicle in partnership with Accel focused on cross-stage private investments within cybersecurity and relevant adjacent markets. 
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Crowdfunding
Aussie app startup raises $1M through crowd-sourced funding campaign
The success of the CSF will enable the startup to activate its plans for growth, both in Australia and globally, with CEO and Founder Leon Young now planning to launch a private investment round in early Q1 2022.
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Fintech
Emmi gears up for global expansion following latest funding round
“Up until now, the investment sector has been without a tool that goes beyond a simple score, and as investors, it is critical to have access to objective and trusted insights that give us confidence to protect and grow capital.”
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Global expansion
DiviPay raises $20 million, looks to expand into international markets
"I’m really proud and excited about DiviPay’s latest funding round because it gives us an opportunity to work with some great investors in fintech to further develop our mission, and to rapidly expand our footprint."
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Fintech
Mambu raises $235 million in latest funding round, sets sights on global growth
Mambu, the modern SaaS banking platform, has announced it has raised $235 million in an EQT Growth-led Series E funding round, the largest financing round to date for a banking software platform.
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Cybersecurity
Claroty raises $400m, announces intent to acquire Medigate
“By combining Claroty and Medigate’s deep domain expertise and specialised technologies into a single platform, we will take a giant leap forward on our mission to secure the ever-expanding universe of XIoT."
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Cloud
Kasada raises $23m, continues to revolutionise bot security
The company states it plan to use the Series C funding to further accelerate its sales and grow its development, support and marketing departments.
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Customer experience
WSO2 announces $90m funding will be used to drive global expansion
WSO2 has announced that the company has closed $90 million in financing from client vehicles, advised by Goldman Sachs Asset Management Private Credit.