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SafetyCulture’s Valuation Hits USD$1.6B After USD$73M Raise

Australia-based SafetyCulture raised a $73 million funding round at a valuation of $1.6 billion, doubling the company’s valuation from its $35.5 million raise a year ago.

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Aussie tech unicorn SafetyCulture is building a new $38 million HQ in Sydney complete with a rooftop bar and onsite chef

SafetyCulture is opening a new headquarters in Sydney. The Australian tech unicorn is relocating to a custom-built headquarters in the Sydney suburb of Surry Hills, which is set to be complete in mid-2021 and will add to the suburb’s emerging tech scene.

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Leading Aussie tech firms launch COVID relief campaign for India

A group of Australia’s top tech companies and investment firms have joined forces to help tackle India’s COVID crisis, with Canva, SafetyCulture and Airtasker launching an ‘Aussie Tech for India’ relief campaign and pledging an initial $400,000 for medical equipment

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Australian unicorn SafetyCulture is now worth A$2.2 billion after another monster funding round, adding almost A$1 billion in value in just 12 months

SafetyCulture may be one of Australia’s fastest growing startup, doubling its three-comma valuation in the space of a few months. Starting as a workplace safety checklist app, SafetyCulture is hoping to transform itself into a global platform managing all aspects of business operations.

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SafetyCulture announced as one of the best places to work in Australia

From humble beginnings in a garage to offices around the globe, Townsville’s homegrown SafetyCulture is kicking goals. The tech company has just been announced as one of the best places to work in Australia.

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The year that Luke Anear saw his tech company become a unicorn

SafetyCulture started life in a Townsville garage in 2004. Now its CEO and founder is running a global business that helps more than 500,000 workers in 85 countries. 

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Early SafetyCulture staff and investors cash in on $48.5m round

Six months after becoming Australia’s latest “unicorn,” workplace safety platform SafetyCulture has raised another $48.5 million. Of the raise, only $14 million ($US10 million) was equity, with the remaining generated by staff and early investors selling down their stakes.

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BBPA and SafetyCulture provide pubs with reopening support

The British Beer & Pub Association (BBPA) and global tech company SafetyCulture have partnered to create a new app to support pubs in reopening safely this summer.

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Free App Available to School Districts to Better Document COVID-19 Cleaning

Putting a line item in one’s back-to-school plan on additional cleaning necessary during COVID-19 isn’t enough. Parents say they want more transparency into school district operations, a new survey claims.

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QBE and SafetyCulture link up to shake up SME insurance

Insurance company QBE’s early-stage investment arm has joined forces with local tech unicorn SafetyCulture to form Mitti, a company aimed at reimagining the traditional relationship between businesses and insurance.

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SafetyCulture snaps up training startup EdApp in maiden acquisition

Technology unicorn SafetyCulture is buying Sydney-based startup EdApp, capping off its maiden acquisition in a deal that values the online training app at $40 million.

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Meet Australia’s newest unicorn SafetyCulture, the $1.3 billion company backed by former PM Malcolm Turnbull

SafetyCulture secured $60.5 million in funding, taking its valuation to $1.3 billion and entering into Australia’s unicorn club alongside tech companies Canva, Culture Amp and Atlassian.

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Aussie unicorn SafetyCulture helps business stay compliant with safety regulations

One of the newest Aussie tech unicorns, SafetyCulture, has seen a substantial uptick in users since the middle of April. While SafetyCulture traditionally focused on industries people would typically consider hazardous – like mining, manufacturing and construction – the coronavirus has shifted this idea.

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SafetyCulture cracks A$2b valuation with A$99m funding round

Fast-growing Australian technology company SafetyCulture has blasted through the $2 billion valuation mark following one of the largest venture capital funding rounds of the year, led by New York-based Insight Partners.

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Australia can create a world-class startup culture, but it must act now

Luke Anear, the founder and CEO of SafetyCulture, was invited to speak at the Australian Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology Select Committee. The inquiry examines how Australia can better foster startup culture and further its growth. This is Luke’s opening address on how to support the technology industry in Australia.

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