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How public markets and venture financing differ.
Christopher Koch, Deputy Chief Financial Officer of Freelancer Limited, gave his keynote presentation about the Valuation of Technology Companies in Public Markets at SydStart 2015. This talk was at the start of a heated month of debate in global public markets on the challenges of privately held ‘unicorns’ going public, and just ahead of some key investors’ write-downs of privately held ‘unicorns’, along with the eventful Square and Match IPOs.
Without returns, you don’t have venture capital. Without venture capital, you don’t have funding for startups.
~ Craig Blair, AirTree Ventures
Planning to approach a venture capitalist to fund your startup? At the SydStart 2015 workshops, Craig Blair discussed how VCs like AirTree Ventures invest in startups. If you want to know the right way of approaching investors and how they fund businesses, read on and get tips from his presentation.
Are you ready to go public?
As the Business Development Manager for the listings at the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX), Rory Cunningham strongly believes that the ASX is an excellent platform for helping Australian technology companies grow. Addressing the SydStart conference audience, Rory said, “We have over 2,000 companies listed and all of them started out somewhere. I am here to encourage more Australian businesses to join the exchange.”