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Does age determine your success as an entrepreneur?

What do Elizabeth Holmes, Sara Blakely, Linda Avey and Arianna Huffington have in common? They are all female entrepreneurs who have successfully built billion dollar businesses. But what does differ dramatically is their age. A number of studies have tried

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Scale Angels lead a $1.25m investment in Switch

Switch Automation is an Australian software company with offices in Sydney and San Francisco. Deb Noller, CEO of Switch Automation, is a Springboard alumnae

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Scale Angels invest in CloudPeeps

CloudPeeps is an invite-only marketplace connecting businesses with freelance social media and community professionals, co-founded by Melburnian Kate Kendall

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Scale Angels syndicate second deal

We are please to announce Scale Angels’ second deal, in See-Out, a visual search technology company, spun out of NICTA. Scale Angel Lauren Melton, led a syndicate of investors

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Celebrating female investors and entrepreneurs

Last night we proudly announced our first deal. Fifteen Scale Angels have invested $655,000 in Paloma Mobile as part of a $1m capital raising. Congratulations Jennifer Zanich

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Official Scale launch

The Hon Minister Louise Asher MP officially launched Scale and announced funding from the Victoria Coalition Government

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Insights from an Angel investor

Brian Cohen, the first investor in Pinterest and Chair of New York Angels, recently published “What Every Angel Investor Wants You To Know”. He pays “special attention to startups that are founded by women entrepreneurs

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The importance of Angels

Angel investors are being increasingly recognised as an important source of equity capital for financing high growth firms according to the OECD.

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Introducing Scale

“Susan Oliver introduces Scale. In the US the number of women investing into start-ups reached record levels last year. Women made up 21.8% of active angel investors in the US in 2012.

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