24
Nov '16

Instaclustr lands $7m round led by Bailador Technology Investments

Open source data platform firm Instaclustr has closed a $7m investment round led by Bailador Technology Investments, the firm founded by ex-Fairfax chief David Kirk.
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08
Nov '16

AI-powered translator seeks 2017 listing

Paul Smith in the Australian Financial Review interviews Grant Straker of Straker Translations about their recent acquisitions and plans for a 2017 ASX IPO.
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14
Oct '16

Straker buys Eurotext, talks IPO

Chris Keal of National Business Review New Zealand interviews Grant Straker about Straker Translations' recent acquisition of Dublin based Eurotext Translations
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08
Jun '16

Let Your Customers Tell Your Story

Establishing a presence across leading social platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, LinkedIn) is paramount for a business to engage with its customers. Yet, is this use of social media in a brand’s marketing strategy enough to remain competitive? Andrea Kowalski of Bailador writes about the power of User Generated Content.
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06
Jun '16

Eureka Report : We’re happy holders of Bailador

Mitchell Sneddon in Eureka Report : Eureka recently took a 5% holding in Bailador and is now holding. Mitchell Sneddon speaks with David Kirk about Bailador's success.
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03
Jun '16

The New Rock Stars?

By Tony Featherstone in Listed@ASX Winter 2016 edition - The listed investment company serctor has seen significant market growth over the last couple of years. Tony Featherstone looks at what is driving the boom and what impact Bailador Technology Investments' early success could mean for the sector.
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11
Apr '16

Eureka Report: Our newest LIC purchase: Bailador

The opportunity with Bailador Technology Investments (BTI.ASX) is simple. As an individual investor, it would almost be impossible to take advantage of these early stage unlisted technology businesses with established models and proven track records. BTI is your gateway to them.
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31
Mar '16

Washington H Soul Pattinson invests in Bailador

Sydney, Australia – Today Bailador has announced Washington H Soul Pattinson & Company Limited (ASX:SOL)(WHSP) will make a substantial investment in Bailador Technology Investments Limited (ASX:BTI).
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23
Mar '16

Bailador’s Directors Exercise Options

Sydney, Australia - Bailador’s non-executive directors, Andrew Bullock, Sankar Narayan and Heith Mackay-Cruise have each exercised 100,000 Bailador options investing $300,000 in the company.
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22
Mar '16

David Kirk Interview with Morgans

Episode 13 of the Morgans Startup Series. Morgans adviser Chris Titley catches up with David Kirk.
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29
Feb '16

AFR: Stackla eyes further international growth after $6.1 million funding round

By Paul Smith, via www.afr.com. Social media marketing start-up Stackla has closed it first major investment round, bagging $6.1 million of funding led by ASX-listed Bailador Technology Investments.
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29
Feb '16

Follow-on Investment : Stackla

Bailador has announced a follow-on participation of $2.5m in Stackla’s Series A financing round.
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24
Feb '16

AFR: Founders double investment as Bailador seeks tech gems

by Paul Smith, Technology Editor Australian Financial Review via www.afr.com.au. Co-founders of ASX-listed technology investment firm Bailador, David Kirk and Paul Wilson, will double their personal investment in the company to $11.3 million by taking up their full entitlement of 5.6m options for $5.6m in cash.
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24
Feb '16

Founders to Exercise 5.6m Options

Today, along with the release of an exciting Shareholder Update, BTI announces David Kirk and Paul Wilson are to Invest a Further $5.6m in Bailador Technology Investments (ASX: BTI) to Take Their Investment to $11.3m.
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12
Feb '16

David Kirk’s leadership philosophy draws heavily on the All Blacks culture

By David Kirk via www.afr.com : Former All Blacks captain and Bailador Chairman, David Kirk on how to build high-performance teams.
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11
Feb '16

Video : David Kirk speaks with Eureka Report

Get up to date on Bailador's investment methodology and latest news as Mitchell Sneddon of Eureka Report interviews David Kirk.
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10
Feb '16

Tech stock investor Bailador bets on tailwinds for sector

By Tim Boreham, The Australian via www.theaustralian.com.au. Given the choice of heading legacy media and printing dinosaurs or being free to pick up-and-coming tech investments, David Kirk knows where he would rather be.
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05
Feb '16

Which industries are being ‘Uberised’?

Uber has become a poster child for the transformative impact that new business models, enabled by technology, can have on traditional industries. With a US$62.5bn valuation, investors need little convincing of the wealth that can be created, prompting the question - which other industries are being Uberised?
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03
Feb '16

Follow-on Investment : Viocorp

Bailador provides an additional $2.0m investment in Viocorp to support its rapid growth in Australia and to drive sales in the US.
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13
Jan '16

Bailador Announces Material Increase in Portfolio Value

Strong portfolio performance sees Net Asset Value jump to $1.25 per share (pre-tax)
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12
Jan '16

Expedia And Rezdy Partner To Disrupt Online Distribution Market For Tours And Activity Business

BTI portfolio company, Rezdy, announces a new strategic partnership with Expedia, Inc.
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18
Dec '15

Partial realisation of investment in SiteMinder results in 45% valuation uplift

Bailador has accepted a third-party offer of $5M for a small portion of its investment in SiteMinder, resulting in a valuation uplift of 45% above its current holding value.
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17
Dec '15

Straker raises a further NZ$1 million for global acquisitions

Scoop.co.nz writes about the latest capital raising in Bailador portfolio company Straker Translations at 20% uplift.
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16
Dec '15

Third Party Investment - Valuation Uplift

Bailador portfolio company, Straker Translations has received $NZ1m third party funding at 20% uplift.
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30
Nov '15

LICs good way to sift emerging techies

Tony Featherstone, former managing editor of BRW and Shares magazines writes in TheBull.com about tech investing.
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25
Nov '15

ASX Newsletter: Smart Tech Investing

by Paul Wilson via www.asx.com.au. Buying shares in the information technology sector can produce exceptional returns, but can also come with a high level of risk.
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23
Nov '15

Stackla Powers First Lady Michelle Obama’s Better Make Room Campaign

The White House has tapped Stackla to power the Better Make Room campaign, championed by First Lady Michelle Obama as part of her Reach Higher initiative.
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11
Nov '15

Independent Investment Research Initiating Coverage of BTI

Independent research house, IIR, published its initiating coverage of Bailador Technology Investments, attaching a rating of Recommended Plus.
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30
Oct '15

Video Interview: Investible Opportunities in IT Stocks

David Kirk interviews with the Financial Observer, addressing investible opportunities in IT stocks within the Australian market.
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29
Oct '15

BRW : Bailador leads $3m Series A for tour booking startup Rezdy

Michael Bailey writes in BRW of Bailador's $2.5m investment in Rezdy.
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29
Oct '15

Bailador invests $2.5m in Rezdy

Bailador Technology Investments (ASX: BTI) today announced a $2.5M investment in Rezdy.
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13
Oct '15

Letter from the Bailador Founders

Bailador Founders, David Kirk and Paul Wilson, and their Letter to Shareholders.
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05
Oct '15

Straker Translations Annual Presentation

Straker Translations releases its annual presentation for the 2015 financial year, ending 31 March 2015.
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01
Oct '15

Bailador Releases Annual Report

Bailador has issued its Annual Report today along with an invitation to shareholders to attend the Annual General Meeting.
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25
Sep '15

Bailador Co-founders purchase additional BTI shares

Co-founders David Kirk and Paul Wilson have purchased an additional 50,000 shares in BTI, demonstrating further commitment and belief in the portfolio's upside.
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15
Sep '15

Join Bailador For Live Webcast with Eureka Report

Live Webcast interview with Bailador Co-Founder and Chairman, David Kirk No cost to participate, all welcome Thursday 1st October, 12:30pm –
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14
Sep '15

Tech sector a compelling investment case

by Darin Tyson-Chan via www.financialobserver.com.au. Investors should be looking to include the information technology sector in their portfolio allocations as it was one of the few market segments considered to have outperformed the S&P 500 recently.
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10
Sep '15

Evolving API in an Evolving Business

by Cameron Curach via www.strakertranslations.com. Running a successful Language Service Provider online requires having a solid API to keep operations running smoothly. Any translation company worth its weight in words knows this simple fact.
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10
Sep '15

Social media helps Fashion Week economy sew up US$900M

by Teresa Novellino via www.bizjournals.com. New York Fashion Week pumps nearly $900 million into the economy every year
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08
Sep '15

Stackla piles up the goodwill among investors

by Danham Sadler via www.startupsmart.com.au. "Stackla is exactly the kind of Australian company we should all be backing," says Paul Naphtali of rampersand. "It has great global growth, unique IP and is right at the leading edge of a major global trend".
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07
Sep '15

Stackla raises $3 million from Bailador, Rampersand and Tony Faure

by Paul Smith via www.afr.com. Social media marketing startup Stackla has secured a $3 million investment round, led by ASX-listed Bailador Technology Investments.
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07
Sep '15

Social marketing platform Stackla wins high-profile funding support

by Damon Kitney via www.theaustralian.com.au. A venture capital fund backed by former Fairfax Media CEO David Kirk, and former CHAMP Private Equity director Paul Wilson has made a $2.5 million investment in social marketing platform Stackla.
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07
Sep '15

Bailador Invests $2.5m in Stackla

Bailador Technology Investments (ASX: BTI) today announced a $2.5M investment in Stackla.
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01
Sep '15

Straker Translations raises $6m with cornerstone from David Kirk’s Bailador

by Fiona Rotherham via www.nbr.co.nz. Online translations company Straker Translations has raised $6 million to help fund its international expansion, including $4 million from David Kirk's Bailador Investments.
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01
Sep '15

Bailador invests NZ$4M in Straker Translations

Bailador Technology Investments (ASX: BTI) today announced a NZ$4.0M equity investment in Straker Translations.
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01
Sep '15

A tipping point in allocating to the IT sector - don’t be left behind.

by Boyd Peters, via LinkedIn Pulse. Information Technology companies now comprise 20% of the S&P500 -that is larger than all other sectors including Financials (17%). Obtaining exposure to this sector is not about getting ahead of the curve- this is catching up.
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20
Aug '15

Vendor Compliance – A Unique Solution Aims to Eliminate Risk for Businesses

by Dwight, via www.californiaceo.net  Vendor Compliance Irivng, California – Mark Jackson-Knaggs, Founder and Global Managing
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19
Aug '15

Hotels generate near US$11 billion in revenue with SiteMinder

Baildaor portfolio company, SiteMinder, reveals it powered more than US$10.8 billion in revenue for its hotel customers over the 12 months ending 30 June 2015.
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18
Aug '15

Bailador to Speak at Australian Shareholders Association “Big Day Out” 6-Cities Roadshow

Bailador has been invited to present at the 2015 ASA Big Day Out roadshow, where David Kirk and Paul Wilson will be delivering the presentation "Investing in technology the smart way".
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14
Aug '15

Vendor Compliance Validation – iPRO Solutions, An Australia Company, Comes to the USA

Bailador portfolio company, iPRO Solutions, expands to the US, establishing its US headquarters in Irvine, California.
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18
Jul '15

Bailador sits on judging panel at Seedstars World Sydney

Our Investment Director, Andrea Kowalski, is delighted to join the panel of judges at Seedstars World in Sydney.
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22
Jun '15

iPRO receives $5.5M of funding from Bailador

Bailador invests $5.5 million into cloud software provider iPRO, its first investment following IPO.
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04
Jun '15

SiteMinder acquires Globekey

Bailador portfolio company, SiteMinder, accelerates its presence in Asia with its acquisition of Globekey, an online reservations systems provider.
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Portfolio News

Instaclustr lands $7m round led by Bailador Technology Investments

Open source data platform firm Instaclustr has closed a $7m investment round led by Bailador Technology Investments, the firm founded by ex-Fairfax chief David Kirk.
Read more

AI-powered translator seeks 2017 listing

Paul Smith in the Australian Financial Review interviews Grant Straker of Straker Translations about their recent acquisitions and plans for a 2017 ASX IPO.
Read more

Straker buys Eurotext, talks IPO

Chris Keal of National Business Review New Zealand interviews Grant Straker about Straker Translations' recent acquisition of Dublin based Eurotext Translations
Read more

Bailador News

Eureka Report: Our newest LIC purchase: Bailador

The opportunity with Bailador Technology Investments (BTI.ASX) is simple. As an individual investor, it would almost be impossible to take advantage of these early stage unlisted technology businesses with established models and proven track records. BTI is your gateway to them.
Read more

Washington H Soul Pattinson invests in Bailador

Sydney, Australia – Today Bailador has announced Washington H Soul Pattinson & Company Limited (ASX:SOL)(WHSP) will make a substantial investment in Bailador Technology Investments Limited (ASX:BTI).
Read more

Bailador’s Directors Exercise Options

Sydney, Australia - Bailador’s non-executive directors, Andrew Bullock, Sankar Narayan and Heith Mackay-Cruise have each exercised 100,000 Bailador options investing $300,000 in the company.
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