Alan Kohler is one of Australia’s most experienced business commentators. Alan has been a trusted source of investment advice to Australians for many years, and in 2005 he founded Eureka Report - Australia’s #1 online investment report. Along with Robert Gottliebsen and Stephen Bartholomeusz, Alan also founded Business Spectator, the popular business news and commentary website. Alan is the regular finance presenter on the ABC News and producer of the popular nightly graph (or two).
Billion-dollar start-ups, or ‘unicorns’ as they’re known in the industry, were once the stuff of myth but Eventbrite co-founder Renaud Visage reckons it’s easier than ever for a company to hit an eight-figure valuation.
The start-up world has never been so lively and with incubators, accelerators, angel investors or plain old venture capitalists mushrooming at a rate of knots. Here's a a new, comprehensive database of the backers and advocates in this sector.