Investment/deals/companies

New program aims to open impact investment opportunities

Charitable and purpose-driven organisations will soon have help to make themselves “impact investment ready”, thanks to a new program that could open the door to 20 times the funds currently available through grants.

Investa commits to net zero emissions by 2040

Investa has committed to net zero emissions by 2040 across its $10 billion office portfolio and business operations, in a move designed to future-proof the company and attract long-term investment.

Experience is king as HASSELL acquires FreeState

Multidisciplinary design practice HASSELL has acquired UK-based user experience designers FreeState, in a $6 million move that aims to capitalise on a growing preference for experiences over “things”, according to…

EnergyAustralia teams up with Redback on smart solar

Retailer EnergyAustralia is getting into the smart storage game, entering into a $9.3 million partnership with solar tech company Redback Technologies in what represents the first investment by the retailer’s…

Redback aims for ongoing hires to match company growth

Following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with University of Queensland’s commercialisation company UniQuest in February this year, Brisbane start-up Redback Technologies has opened a new research and development…