This week in startups 11/3/2024

This is an abstract used with Permission by Haris Qureshi

This is an abstract used with Permission by Haris Qureshi

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Australian Startup and Tech News Roundup

  1. $35.2M in Australian startup funding this week across 7 rounds, including companies like Nullify, Anni, Kismet, Jupiter Ionics, Gridcog, Deep Space, and Esper Satellite Imagery.

  2. Meta decides not to renew agreements under the News Media Bargaining Code, facing backlash from major news publishers.

  3. Employment Hero CEO Ben Thompson challenges Hostplus CEO David Elia to $1M of free advertising.

  4. acquires, forming the New Home Network.

  5. Gilmour Space Technologies receives approval for Australia's first orbital spaceport.

  6. Quadrant Private Equity acquires a $100M stake in Canva from Blackbird.

  7. WiseTech Global's Richard White offers $300K to students for completing degrees as part of a graduate program.

  8. Linktree collaborates with SEPHORA to venture into social commerce.

  9. NVIDIA Inception partners with Build Club to support select Build Club programs.

  10. Applications open for the Techstars Tech Central Sydney Accelerator 2024 program.