11
Aug '17

Straker and localisation

Straker Translations has released some great work on how ‘Go local to go global’ sticks well with the world’s most profitable successful businesses.
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10
Aug '17

Instaclustr Website Upgrade

Instaclustr released a new website with key messaging around our commitment to open source software.
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09
Aug '17

Stackla for Good initiative helps non-profits access UGC

Stackla has launched a new programme to help nonprofits engage with supporters through user generated content.
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04
Aug '17

Rezdy partners with Papillon

Rezdy has recently partnered with the world's largest air tour operator Papillon Group
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03
Aug '17

SMI gives more detailed cross-platform ad spend and share of voice data

SMI has tripled the number of product categories it reports to give marketers more detailed cross-platform ad spending and share of voice data.
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31
Jul '17

SMI on Understanding the Role of Data in the Television Industry

Feeling lost when everyone else around you is talking data? SMI's Boon Yap walks you through what you need to know about the role of data in television marketing.
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28
Jul '17

Instaclustr launches Apache Spark and Scylla enhancements

via instaclustr.com lang: en_US Tweet Portfolio company Instaclustr has launched to significant product developments. Instaclustr Managed Service
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27
Jul '17

David Kirk speaks with CommSec

Bailador's Managing Partner, David Kirk, sits down with Tom Piotrowski of CommSec.
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24
Jul '17

Straker founder wins in prestigious Matariki Awards

Grant Straker, CEO and founder of Bailador portfolio company Straker Translations, is through to the finals in New Zealand's Matariki Awards honouring those making a difference within their community.
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20
Jul '17

Q&A with Stackla’s CTO & Co-Founder

What It Means To Be An ‘Enterprise-Ready’ Platform: Q&A with Stackla’s CTO
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14
Jul '17

DocsCorp launches redesigned website

DocsCorp has launched a redesigned website featuring a new look and overhauled user experience.
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10
Jul '17

How does Lendi work?

Bailador portfolio company Lendi has released a simple one minute video explaining the Lendi loan process. Take a look.
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07
Jul '17

DocsCorp wins two of the Big 4

DocsCorp Closes Two Separate Deals with Big Four Global Accounting Firms, Totaling Over 150,000 Licenses
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07
Jul '17

Stackla partners with leading CMS provider Episerver

Stackla has teamed up with Episerver, one of the world's leading CMS providers, to launch a new cloud service for marketers.
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30
Jun '17

Straker disrupting the $40bn translation market

Straker Translations is disrupting $40bn translation market with its innovative platform and heading for a spot in the Top 5 companies in the industry, reported the NZ Business magazine.
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30
Jun '17

SiteMinder teams up with CanadaStays

Canada’s vacation rental market now accessible to more property owners as CanadaStays partners with SiteMinder.
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29
Jun '17

Lendi and Domain partner to offer home loans

Domain Group is expanding into home loans broking with the launch of Domain Loan Finder in partnership with leading home loan platform Lendi.
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27
Jun '17

Instaclustr adds new dynamic resizing feature for Apache Cassandra

Instaclustr’s new dynamic resizing capability allows clients to scale up or down the processing capacity of a Cassandra cluster, online, in minutes, with the click of a couple of buttons or a single API call.
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21
Jun '17

Stackla launches Co-Pilot

Bailador portfolio company Stackla has launched Co-Pilot, using machine learning to curate User Generated Content.
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20
Jun '17

Bailador joins Sydney University’s MBA Careers Week

The Bailador investment team joined several top Australian firms to present at the University of Sydney’s MBA Careers Week.
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16
Jun '17

SiteMinder attending HITEC Toronto 2017

SiteMinder will be at the world's largest hospitality technology show
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02
Jun '17

Rezdy participates in IPW Washington

Rezdy drives its US expansion with a first time showing at the IPW conference in Washington
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01
Jun '17

DocsCorp secures another top Dutch law firm

Top Dutch law firm Pels Rijcken implements DocsCorp solutions enterprise-wide
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31
May '17

Viostream powers TEDx

Viostream powers TEDx for a 7th consecutive year
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31
May '17

Stackla expands network base

Stackla adds 13 new networks to their lineup
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31
May '17

Mary Meeker 2017 Internet Trends report released to tech industry

Mary Meeker’s annual Internet Trends report has been released at Code Conference at the Terranea Resort in California
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30
May '17

Lendi scores a spot in the Anthill Smart 100 Awards 2017

Lendi has been named as one of the impressive companies shortlisted in the Anthill Smart 100 Awards 2017.
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29
May '17

DocsCorp presents iManage integration at ConnectLive Chicago

Chicago - USA DocsCorp showcased its new integration of compareDocs, cleanDocs, and contentCrawler with iManage Work 10 at iManage ConnectLive in
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25
May '17

Lendi Shortlisted for Prestigious Industry Awards

Lendi is in the running to take out one of Australia’s most coveted mortgage broking awards.
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24
May '17

Viostream powers the Adobe Symposium

Viostream has been the online video provider for the Adobe Symposium 2017 held at the iconic Sydney Opera House. The Premier Digital Marketing
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19
May '17

A look behind SiteMinder’s “Booking Button”

SiteMinder’s co-founder and managing director, Mike Ford, reveals the early beginnings of ‘TheBookingButton’ Internet booking engine and ‘Canvas’ hotel website creator, detailing their relationship and the unparalleled ways the technology has helped hotels achieve their business goals during SiteMinder’s lasting tenure.
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18
May '17

Lendi MD makes his Sky News debut giving tips on how Australians can get a better home loan

Lendi’s Managing Director made an appearance on Sky News to give his expert advice on how to save when taking out a home loan.
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12
May '17

Instaclustr Achieves SOC 2 Type 1 Compliance

Instaclustr becomes the first and currently only managed Cassandra database service to meet the audit’s rigorous security requirements.
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10
May '17

Television networks reliant on SMI’s big data

By Boon Yap via www.fiercecable.com Industry Voices—Yap: Upfronts in a big data world In the last six years, television networks have had to
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10
May '17

SiteMinder marks milestone in Latin America

SiteMinder penetrates Latin America, signs RQ Grupo Hotelero as 26,000th hotel
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08
May '17

DocsCorp continues growth in Europe

Dutch Law Firm Lexence Swaps Out Incumbent Document Productivity Tools for DocsCorp
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05
May '17

Rezdy nominated in prestigious National Travel Industry Awards 2017

Rezdy has been nominated for the Best Agency Support Service in the National Travel Industry Awards 2017.
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04
May '17

Viostream joins the DTA digital marketplace

Viostream is now on the digital marketplace of the Australian Government's Digital Transformation Agency. The Digital Transformation Agency
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26
Apr '17

SiteMinder’s founders celebrate 10 years by sharing their journey to success

As SiteMinder celebrates its 10-year anniversary, CEO Mike Ford and CTO Mike Rogers have given an insight into creating the global leader for facilitating and managing online hotel bookings.
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25
Apr '17

Stackla tells how automotive brands are utilising user generated content

Stackla experts have given an insight into how smart automotive brands are now embracing user generated content as consumers are more likely to turn to social networks for car buying advice than a traditional salesperson.
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12
Apr '17

Instaclustr and SiteMinder lead innovation on Amazon Web Services

Two of Bailador’s portfolio companies have been named as top Aussie start-ups credited with leading online innovation in an article by CIO.
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01
Apr '17

Viostream launches new subscription packages

Viostream launches new packages expanding its customer reach.
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20
Mar '17

Stackla successfully boosts engagement on Toyota’s Facebook ads by 440%

Stackla has delighted Toyota with 1.2m Facebook likes, comments and shares on its latest digital campaign – smashing the brand’s own targets.
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13
Mar '17

Bailador company presentation and roadshow

Bailador’s Founding Partners, David Kirk and Paul Wilson, will meet with key brokers and investors as part of an roadshow across Australia.
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10
Mar '17

Bailador fuels Rezdy’s US expansion with $1m further investment

Bailador has invested a further $1m in Rezdy, as part of a $2.4m round, to support the company’s US expansion.
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10
Feb '17

Straker announces acquisition of Elanex

Straker Translations has acquired San Francisco-based language services provider Elanex.
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09
Feb '17

Instaclustr partners with University of Canberra to offer a masters scholarship

Instaclustr has sponsored a masters project at the University of Canberra designed around research and development of distributed databases with a particular focus on Apache Cassandra.
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10
Jan '17

Virgin Holidays praises the Stackla platform after winning marketing Campaign of the Year 2016

Stackla customer Virgin Holidays has been awarded “Campaign of the Year” by Marketing Week, a leading UK publication.
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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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11
Aug '16

SiteMinder CEO honoured at Entrepreneur of the Year awards

Siteminder co-founder and CEO Mike Ford was awarded a national finalist in the 2016 EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards.
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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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Portfolio News

Straker and localisation

Straker Translations has released some great work on how ‘Go local to go global’ sticks well with the world’s most profitable successful businesses.
Read more

Instaclustr Website Upgrade

Instaclustr released a new website with key messaging around our commitment to open source software.
Read more

Stackla for Good initiative helps non-profits access UGC

Stackla has launched a new programme to help nonprofits engage with supporters through user generated content.
Read more

Bailador News

David Kirk speaks with CommSec

Bailador's Managing Partner, David Kirk, sits down with Tom Piotrowski of CommSec.
Read more

Bailador joins Sydney University’s MBA Careers Week

The Bailador investment team joined several top Australian firms to present at the University of Sydney’s MBA Careers Week.
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Bailador company presentation and roadshow

Bailador’s Founding Partners, David Kirk and Paul Wilson, will meet with key brokers and investors as part of an roadshow across Australia.
Read more