Pollenizer, an Australia-based accelerator and ‘startup creator’, has raised AUD 1.1M (USD 1.1M) in funding to continue seeding companies and fuel its expansion into Southeast Asia.
The round was closed in December last year with investors from Singapore, Australia, and the United States. They include: Pandora Australia founder Brook Adcock, veteran tech investor Neil Miller, and Carsales.com.au CEO Greg Roebuck. Read more
While legal advice is necessary for companies, it is expensive, chalking up bills that amount to the hundreds or thousands. To tackle this, a new service called LawPath has been started in Australia that aims to fill in the market gap in low-cost legal services for startups and SMEs.
Created by Pollenizer, an Australia and Singapore-based startup incubator, LawPath is a service where users pay AUD 40-50 a month to throw three legal questions at lawyers.
Depending on the price plan, users will receive answers either through phone consultation or via email. Read more
The first Australian startup ecosystem report, a collaboration between Startup Genome, Pollenizer, and Deloitte Private, was released yesterday. Involving data from over 1,000 startups, the report, titled ‘Silicon Beach — Building Momentum’, provides a snapshot of Australia’s startup ecosystems.
What the data indicates is that while the entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well, Australia’s entrepreneurs don’t have the support they need yet to take their startups to the next level. Read more
“I’ve learnt that Focus makes everything easier, better, stronger. You can’t learn by thinking. Team are critical. Success is more about character than ideas.” ~ Mick Liubinskas
This coming Tuesday, SGE and Pollenizer have the privilege of co-hosting Mick Liubinskas, one of Australia’s leading web strategists. Mick has served in head marketing roles at Kazaa, Zapr and Tangler. He now runs Australia-headquartered Pollenizer, the business incubator he co-founded with former-Kazaa colleague Phil Morle, which has recently opened an office in Singapore.
Mick will speak on: Focus or Fail – Why startups fail, why you should be focused, some tips and tools on how to get focused and stay that way.
Come by and pick his brain.
When: Tuesday 4th September 2012
Registration and mingling – 6:30pm
Talk and interactive Q&A – 7:00pm-8:30pm
Where: The Hub, 113 Somerset Road, Singapore 238165
Entry: S$10 (US$8)
There will be drinks on offer.
Australia-based startup accelerator Pollenizer is making an entrance to Singapore, and they hope to start their first business in Southeast Asia by July.
They’re seeking a co-founder to work with. Unlike other accelerators, Pollenizer acts not just as an investor but an active co-founder. Applicants have the option of investing their own money in exchange for more equity. Read more