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Announcing the 9 winners of the Australian Technologies Competition

November 22, 2022

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9 of Australia’s top emerging technology companies have claimed awards in the 12th annual Australian Technologies Competition (ATC), culminating with the Climate Technology Awards in Melbourne on 27 October and National Awards in Sydney, 10 November.

From gold watches to co-working spaces: How corporates and startups need each other to innovate

November 8, 2022

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Despite their differences, startups and large organisations need each other if they are to truly innovate in today’s market.

A guide to climate change conversations

October 31, 2022

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Understanding Climate Change can be information overload. Get your head around the basics of Climate Change, Net Zero, where emissions come from, and solutions in one place.

Australia, Singapore, USA leading the charge on international climate collaboration

October 25, 2022

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Australia has set a high bar ahead of the world’s most important climate conference, COP27, with two landmark international net zero and green economy partnerships.

What is COP27 and why does it matter for the climate?

October 18, 2022

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For 12 days, the world will gather for one of the most important climate events of the year. Here's what you need to know going into it.

Investible’s Climate Tech Fund reveals its eight initial startup investments

October 4, 2022

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We’re thrilled to announce our early-stage Climate Tech Fund’s initial investments into eight ground-breaking startups, with a further eight investments approved.

August at Investible

September 8, 2022

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Our CEO’s view on the market, machine learning in marketing, and a big month for the portfolio.

A July of growth at Investible 🌱

August 2, 2022

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Meet ZeroJet, fundraises from AEV & Mosaic  and 200+ open startup jobs

The Investible Reading List: August '22

August 11, 2022

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In this first edition of our Investible Reading List: the team shares recent recommendations on blogs, books and ideas that sparked our curiosity of late.

The remarkable opportunity for Climate Tech in Indonesia

August 2, 2022

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While markets shift worldwide, Indonesia is presenting itself as a unique opportunity for Climate Tech development.

The ABC's of Climate Tech investing

July 18, 2022

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As the world turns toward a more sustainable, resilient future, the importance of new climate technologies is accelerating.

How can Australia accelerate Climate Tech?

June 29, 2022

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Our recap of Investible’s Visiting Entrepreneur Program event featuring Grace Sai, Creel Price, and other stakeholders in the climate tech industry.

Investible and Impact Tech Ventures join forces to accelerate Aussie tech scaleups globally

June 14, 2022

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Late stage accelerator Impact Tech Ventures and Investible have joined forces to propel the international growth of Australia’s most innovative emerging tech scaleups.

Investible backs Parcel Perform in its freshly-raised US$20M Series A

August 11, 2021

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Leading delivery SaaS platform Parcel Perform has secured a new round of strategic investment to boost international ambitions.

Meet Behrad Javidirad, Investible's new Operations Manager

May 30, 2022

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Behrad has 15+ years of experience in accounting, finance and operations in the banking and finance industry.

Meet Khairu Rejal, Investible's Principal for Southeast Asia

March 10, 2022

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As an experienced VC based out of Singapore, Khairu Rejal has huge ambitions for the tech ecosystem all across Southeast Asia.

Ben Lindsay joins the Investible Climate Tech team

January 27, 2022

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We are pleased to introduce Ben Lindsay as a newly-appointed Analyst for the Investible Climate Tech Fund.

Investment Notes: Tiiik

January 12, 2022

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Notes on our investment in the Australian fintech Tiiik, a visionary company set on bringing DeFi to the masses.

Investible leads $2.5 million seed round in wellness startup iNSPIRETEK

January 9, 2022

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Following a $2.5 million seed round led by Investible, the grassroots sports wellness startup iNSPIRETEK eyes expansion into the U.S.

Investible closes its Early-Stage Fund 2 oversubscribed with $51.6m

December 9, 2021

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Investible has successfully closed its second early stage investment Fund oversubscribed, with AU$51.6 million in committed capital.

Meet Patrick Sieb, Investment Director for Climate Tech at Investible

November 21, 2021

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Patrick Sieb will help lead activity for Investible's Climate Tech portfolio, including sourcing and screening investment opportunities.

Investors urged to get in early on ‘unprecedented’ climate tech opportunities

September 29, 2021

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The convergence of the climate emergency and global tailwinds in the climate sector is creating a ‘once in a generation’ opportunity for technology investors.

Investible backs organisational design tool Functionly in its $3.6m seed round

September 28, 2021

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Functionly secures $3.6m in funding to further its mission to disrupt organisational design with simple-to-use software.

Singapore's Bluesheets secures $2.05m seed round led by Investible

September 15, 2021

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The Singapore-based SaaS startup Bluesheets has secured $2.05 million to scale its back-office automation platform globally.

This August at Investible

September 1, 2021

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This month, Investible made 3 new investments, announced a new home for climate, and welcomed some fresh faces to the team.

Joanna Ng joins the Investible team as its new Investment Analyst

August 31, 2021

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Joanna Ng joins Investible to source, screen and research investment opportunities as we support Australia's most visionary tech startups.

Introducing Jayden Basha: Investible’s new Investment Analyst

August 14, 2021

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Welcome Jayden Basha to the Investible team, as our new Investment Analyst dedicated to researching Australia's most-promising tech startups

Hospitality jobs platform Barcats secures $2.4 million in seed funding

August 4, 2021

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Australia’s fastest growing hospitality platform, Barcats, has closed a $2.4 million round of seed funding to help provide much needed job opportunities for Australians.

Investible backs Programa to bring design and architecture into the cloud

August 4, 2021

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Melbourne-based startup Programa has raised $2 million in seed funding to help bring interior designers and architects out of the spreadsheet age and into the cloud era.

Investible sets quick pace for second fund raise with $35 million first close

June 14, 2021

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Less than three months into raising its second early-stage investment fund of $50 million, Investible has surpassed its first close target.

How to connect with (and win over) seed stage investors

June 1, 2021

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When it comes to raising seed capital, timing is everything. Here's a guide for early-stage founders on how best to connect with investors.

Introducing Lisa Kim: Investible’s new Portfolio Manager

April 23, 2021

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Investible welcomes Lisa Kim, the newest member of the Investible team, focused on supporting our growing portfolio of tech startups.

Investible positions itself to lead in seed, welcoming new CEO to raise $50 million fund

March 15, 2021

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Investible positions itself to lead in seed, announcing financial services industry veteran Rod Bristow as CEO.

CEO shares how his passion for sustainability inspires his approach to business

February 18, 2021

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CEO shares how his passion for sustainability inspires his approach to business

Investible backs Effi in its push to become Australia’s smartest mortgage broker platform

February 15, 2021

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Investible backs Effi in its push to become Australia’s smartest mortgage broker platform

Serial entrepreneur shares his tips for building strong businesses

February 9, 2021

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Serial entrepreneur shares his tips for building strong businesses

Juggle Street re-launches equity crowdfunding following post-COVID rebound

February 11, 2021

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Juggle Street, which connects parents to tutors, au pairs, nannies & sitters, has relaunched a crowdfunding campaign in a post-COVID rebound.

Fingerprint for Success pioneers an AI solution to bring elite professional coaching to the masses

December 16, 2020

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Fingerprint for Success pioneers an AI solution to bring elite professional coaching to the masses

Meet AirRobe: Making sustainability easy for shoppers and fashion brands

October 27, 2020

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Investible portfolio company AirRobe is changing the way clothing is recycled and re-sold. Meet the founder and learn more about the startup.

Investible and the City of Sydney kick off a third Retail Innovation Program

December 16, 2020

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Innovating through lockdown: Inspirational stories from small businesses in Australia’s hardest-hit state

December 16, 2020

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Three things founders need to know about raising capital through COVID-19

October 28, 2020

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Investor Daniel Veytsblit discusses investors’ appetite for early stage investing and his tips for raising capital in 2020.

Meet Muso: A next-generation booking platform connecting venues and artists

November 25, 2020

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Investible backs retail-tech startup AirRobe to help fashion brands join the “Re-commerce” economy

October 12, 2020

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Parcel Perform teams up with Amazon Web Services to use machine learning to improve e-commerce deliveries

October 5, 2020

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City of Sydney and Investible expand support for local small businesses

September 28, 2020

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Applications are now open for the third City of Sydney Retail Innovation Program, developed by Investible to help small businesses.

Meet Zenner (Faye): An AI-powered travel assistant to keep travellers feeling zen

September 18, 2020

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University of New South Wales selects Trevor Folsom as Entrepreneur in Residence

August 26, 2020

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Trevor Folsom, one of Australia’s most active angel investors, is joining UNSW to support their high potential early stage startups.

Mosaic Solutions raises $1.5M to help F&B industry in post-COVID recovery

September 10, 2020

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Investible seeking partners to expand support for retailers and small businesses across Australia

August 10, 2020

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Investible is expanding its THRIVE program, aimed at helping small business owners adapt and innovate in the face of change.

Investible backs UbiCar, Australia's first user-based insurance company

August 18, 2020

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Investible program supporting COVID-impacted small businesses across Victoria

July 21, 2020

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Create, don’t convert – 6 tips for more powerful virtual events

August 26, 2020

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Dexibit helps attractions adapt as lockdown restrictions ease

June 28, 2020

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Meet Sundose: Delivering personalised wellness straight to your door

June 10, 2020

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Investible joins Alston Elliot Graphics to invest in LIGR - A ‘next-generation’ live graphics platform for a new era of sports broadcast

May 10, 2020

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Meet Reena Sharma: Investible’s Newest Team Member

May 14, 2020

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Investible backs e-commerce marketplace manager MerchantSpring

May 17, 2020

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Investible backs AEV Robotics to drive the future of autonomous transport

April 6, 2020

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Retailers Share How They’re Adapting through the COVID-19 Crisis

April 20, 2020

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Investible backs Sundose to deliver personalised vitamins direct to consumers

April 26, 2020

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Investible and LaTrobe University team up to help Victorian businesses adapt in the wake of COVID-19

April 27, 2020

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Stuck at home? These startups can make life a little easier

April 5, 2020

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Need to take your hiring process online? Here’s how to do it

March 18, 2020

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Meet Shop You: A personalised stylist in your pocket

February 18, 2020

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You have competitors. Don’t try to hide them from investors

April 30, 2020

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Meet Groupee: The world's first instant pay sharing platform

January 21, 2020

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Investible invests in 'new law' networking platform NEXL

December 9, 2019

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Founders reflect on The Investible Games Sydney

November 12, 2019

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Are you investible? 5 Takeaways from our Investibility Masterclass

October 2, 2019

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Muso raises $1.5m in seed funding round to grow Australia’s live music scene

October 29, 2019

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The City of Sydney and Investible Reunite to Accelerate More Local Retail Businesses

October 17, 2019

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Indigenous entrepreneurs to bring Investible’s startup development programs to founders across the country

September 22, 2019

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Investible’s Australian Early Stage VC Fund Closes Above Target

September 30, 2019

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Four things investors need to know to assess an early-stage startup

September 1, 2019

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5 Things to Know about the Investible Games

August 6, 2019

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Due diligence isn’t just for investors: Four tips to secure high-quality investment

August 21, 2019

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Highlights from Investible Games Melbourne 2019

August 6, 2019

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Investible backs WORK180, participating in its $2.2 million funding round

August 1, 2019

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Digivizer and Investible are Partnering to Help Startups Accelerate Growth using Data-Driven Marketing

April 23, 2019

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Business Bootcamp to Kick Start Retail Success

April 5, 2019

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A business bootcamp challenge will kick off a new Retail Innovation Program to help traditional retailers get a foothold in the fast moving digital economy.

6 Things Horseracing Can Teach Us About Early Stage Investing

December 5, 2018

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Securing early-stage venture capital is easy for quality startups. What’s often neglected, however, is the other side of the equation – the difficulty for angel investors to find and determine between a company worth investing in from one that’s unlikely to succeed.

How to Scale Your Startup Without Burning Cash (Or Going Out Of Business)

January 14, 2018

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The number one reason startups fail is a lack of cash in the business. Cash is fundamental to the day-to-day operations and is often underestimated. Especially with inexperienced founders and startup hubs that are obsessed with growth.

Investible are raising $20m to back Early Stage Startups

December 5, 2018

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Member-based venture capital firm Investible is halfway through raising its first VC fund of $20 million, which will be used to back early stage start-ups, as it claimed its existing portfolio was delivering market-leading growth.

Indigenous Entrepreneurs targeted with Investible Startup Accelerator Program

December 6, 2018

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Entrepreneur and indigenous Australian Josie Alec has a message for policymakers and business groups - stop viewing Indigenous business owners as "ticker boxes".

An Interview with Hugh Bickerstaff

December 6, 2018

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As Chief Investment Officer of Investible, Hugh Bickerstaff is behind startups like Canva, Inamo, Five Good Friends, and many more. With so many growing startups fighting for attention, Hugh lays down the dos and don’ts of approaching investors, for which biscuits you gotta risk it, and why Aussie startups find it so difficult to scale.

Failed Startup post-mortems: Surprising Lessons Learned

December 5, 2018

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At Techsauce Global Summit 2017, four influencers in the tech world with differing backgrounds and areas of expertise came together to tackle the topic of failure.

Why Australian Startups are Thriving in China

December 4, 2018

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The Chinese startup scene is stronger than ever with cutting-edge technology, a rise of venture capitalists and a new throng of unicorns created last year.

Aussie Startup, Inspace XR, ranks top 10 at Techsauce Global Summit

December 3, 2018

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For the first time an Australian start-up has ranked in the top 10 global start-ups at one of the world’s biggest VC events in Southeast Asia, Techsauce Global Summit 2018, peaking interest from Southeast Asian VC’s.

What Startups and Corporates Should Know About Working with Each Other

December 4, 2018

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The pressure on corporates to optimise their current operations while simultaneously building their business for tomorrow is being felt more than ever.

How to not Mess up a Capital Raise

December 4, 2018

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The angel investor and venture capital markets exist purely to bridge that gap between a business launching and being cash flow positive enough to sustain itself and support its growth aspirations.

Challenging Disadvantaged Job Seekers to Start a Business

December 5, 2018

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New SBS series The Employables sees six marginalised Australians pitching business ideas to business entrepreneur Creel Price & experts in an SBS-style Shark Tank. This is a three part series produced by Eureka Productions.

Israeli Startup Hotelmize looks to Revolutionise Hotel Bookings

December 4, 2018

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The idea behind Hotelmize first came to CEO Dor Krubiner while he was planning his summer vacation.

Fish markets under threat as new digital auction platform ShoreTrade raises $2m

December 3, 2018

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A Sydney-based restaurateur is making waves in the seafood industry, having raised $2 million to launch an online auction platform that aims to remove the need for early-morning fish markets.

A Blueprint For Investors

July 15, 2017

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Pitching your business to friends, family and fanatics is great preparation for raising capital from professional investors later, it refines and tests your ability to convey the big reason and opportunity to invest in your business and why you are the right person/team to make it happen.

Your Startup Map

July 23, 2018

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The Investibility Matrix

April 21, 2017

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Investible is an early stage specialist investment company that provides intellectual and financial capital to great Founders allowing them to launch, operate and scale their businesses.

Welcome to Greenhouse: Sydney’s soon-to-be home for climate tech innovation

April 30, 2022

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Australia will soon be home to one of the world's most dynamic growth hubs for emerging green technologies

The Investible Story

April 1, 2022

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First established in 2014 by entrepreneurs turned investors Trevor Folsom and Creel Price, Investible has grown to be one of APAC's leading early-stage VCs.

All about the Investibility Index: Investible’s framework for early-stage investing

April 26, 2022

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A detailed look inside our investment process, and how we establish confidence in seed-stage startups.

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