Welcome to the December 2022 edition of the Funding Strategies newsletter!
Strong Strategy | Business Model Development | Advisory Board Roles | Equity Capital Raising
Funding Strategies was formed in 2012 to meet the needs of emerging and growing companies to become investor ready and access the capital markets. We were regularly seeing companies with a business plan but not a funding strategy - hence the name. Our business is built on strong values and ‘doing the right thing’.
Initially we acted as an Australian Small Scale Offerings “Sponsor”. The business has evolved over time and has developed processes, software and systems to provide a corporate, systematic and compliant process to raise capital. We have become a trusted venture brand in the corporate advisory space and a specialist in Small Scale Offers and equity venture capital.
Over the years we have had 60+ clients, we have operated mostly on the east coast and worked with a diverse range of businesses.
The key ingredient in any business is people and we are proud to have an inclusive and diverse team, around 30 over the years, some of whom started their finance career with us. We enjoy teaching and regularly offer internships. Many of the core team members have been with us for 5 years or more. A special mention to Eugenia Arrarte who joined us within days of incorporating and is still a valued member of our team.
Some notable events over the past 10 years include
Merging of the business with Steve Hartley’s ITB Corporate Strategy in July 2013;
Set up of a number of ESVCLP funds;
Created strategic relationships around debt;
BlueMount Capital relationship;
Corporate advisory assignments.
Examples of successful raises and exits for investors:
CRe8 Home Finance
PRM (ASX listing)
Instant Consult (strategic investor)
We sincerely thank our customers, suppliers, partners and team members for helping us on the journey.
This edition of our newsletter includes:
Product of the Month: Business and Funding Strategy Development
Updates: QCC Group, Enviroplas Holdings, Project Horse,
Out & About: Zoholics
Article: How to raise equity capital in Australia;
Good bye and good luck: Stephen Varty
Upcoming events: ACBC.
About Funding Strategies
Funding Strategies is an Australian based capital markets firm providing venture equity capital and finance services to small business and companies seeking capital for growth and expansion in the unlisted and pre-IPO capital markets. We work with predominately private and public companies, and sophisticated investors. If you would like more information, please email email@example.com or phone +61 7 3160 2840.
Image below: Our team celebrating Funding Strategies' 10th anniversary.
From left to right: Stephen, Charles, Rupert, Derek, Ken, Henry, Flora, Garry, Eugenia, Birgit and Mark.