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Yahoo

An Australian startup that works with Uber and Amazon is expanding in the UK — despite Brexit

Yahoo Finance - Nov 29, 2018

An Australian tech startup that helps companies manage staffing schedules is planning to expand in the UK after raising £63m, ($81m, A$111m).

Fortune

Term Sheet – Wednesday, November 28

Fortune - Nov 29, 2018

Deputy, an Australia-based workforce management software solution, raised $81 million in Series B funding. IVP led the round, and was joined by investors including OpenView, Square Peg Capital and EVP.

VentureBeat

Deputy raises $81 million to help companies manage hourly paid workers

VentureBeat - Nov 29, 2018

Australia-based employee management platform Deputy has raised $81 million in a series B round of funding led by IVP, with participation from OpenView, Square Peg Capital, and EVP.

TechCrunch

Australian scheduling software company Deputy brings in $81M amid rapid growth

TechCrunch - Nov 29, 2018

After eight years of bootstrapping, Deputy sought scale. So the workforce management platform turned to venture capital, quickly raising a $25 million Series A in early 2017. Today, Deputy is announcing a major accomplishment: the close of an $81 million round — the largest Series B in Australian history.

Business Insider

The biggest Series B raise in Australian history just tipped $111 million into workforce software startup Deputy

Business Insider Australia - Nov 29, 2018

Deputy, an Australian workforce management software startup, has set new benchmark for series B raise, pulling in $US81 million ($A111m) from US backers. VC firm IVP, the Silicon Valley investment business that previously backed the likes of Dropbox, Slack and Twitter, led the round with support from OpenView.

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‘We really like to aim high and shoot for it’: Australian startup raises $111 million

The Sydney Morning Herald - Nov 29, 2018

Workforce management startup Deputy has raised $US81 million ($111 million) in funding in what is the biggest Series B raise in Australian history. Co-founder and chief executive Ashik Ahmed, 38, told Fairfax Media the raise is a “momentous occasion” for the startup which he started with his then-boss, Steve Shelley, 52, ten years ago.

AFR

Sydney start-up Deputy raises $111m from Silicon Valley

Australian Financial Review - Nov 29, 2018

IVP, which has big investments in Twitter and Slack, has made its first Aussie investment, ploughing $111 million into local workforce management software company Deputy in one of the country’s largest venture capital raises on record

TheAustralian

Square Peg backs Deputy funding

The Australian - Nov 29, 2018

Sydney­ based workforce management software maker Deputy has pulled off Australia’s largest Series B funding to date, with Paul Bassat’s venture capital outfit Square Peg Capital coming on board as a major domestic backer.

The Age

‘We really like to aim high and shoot for it’: Australian startup raises $111 million

The Age - Nov 29, 2018

Workforce management startup Deputy has raised $US81 million ($111 million) in funding in what is the biggest Series B raise in Australian history. Co-founder and chief executive Ashik Ahmed, 38, told Fairfax Media the raise is a “momentous occasion” for the startup which he started with his then-boss, Steve Shelley, 52, ten years ago.

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