Equity Monday: Rich tech folks chat rich tech things on rich tech app funded by rich tech investors

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This is Equity Monday, our weekly kickoff that tracks the latest priv

DesignCrowd raises $10 million AUD to grow its DIY platform, BrandCrowd

DesignCrowd announced today it has raised $10 million AUD (about $7.6 billion USD) in pre-IPO funding. The capital will be used on hiring and product development, with the goal of accelerating the gro

DesignCrowd Raises $6M To Grow Its Creative Marketplace In The West

DesignCrowd, an Australia-headquartered marketplace that connects freelance designers with clients and potential projects, has closed a $6 million Series B round that will be used to grow its business

Freelance Marketplace DesignCrowd Raises $3M To Fuel Its International Growth

<a target="_blank" href="">DesignCrowd</a>, a crowdsourcing marketplace for freelance designers, has raised $3 million in new funding from investors led by <a target="_blank

Design Competition Model Is Working For 99designs, Especially In Asia

Love them or hate them, 99designs’ design contest model is working pretty well, going by its latest figures. The Melbourne, Australian company now pays out about $2 million per month to designer

Aussie Recruitment Marketplace RecruitLoop Closes $500,000 Seed Round To Fund American Expansion

Demystifying the cabal of recruitment, Australian start-up RecruitLoop has just closed a $500,000 seed round to establish a United States presence for its hiring marketplace, which promises to undercu

Brandstack Pulled From The Deadpool, Acquired By DesignCrowd

When design marketplace Brandstack was shuttered last month (with the <a href="">founder blaming credit car

CrowdSourcing Platform For Creative Projects DesignCrowd Raises $3 Million

Australian-based crowdsourcing website for creative projects <a href="">DesignCrowd</a> has received a $3 million investment Starfish Ventures. DesignCrowd allows anyone