AVCAL supports FSI roadmap for a more efficient and innovative financial system

07 December 2014

The release today of the Financial System Inquiry’s Final Report represents an important step towards a more innovative and modern financial system, according to the Australian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association Limited (AVCAL).

30,000 more Australian businesses can benefit from PE & VC investment

Tuesday 1 April 2014

Australian private equity and venture capital funds can play a significant role in supporting investment into around 30,000 more domestic businesses, according to the submission lodged today to the Financial System Inquiry by AVCAL.

Audit Commission recommendations disappointing: AVCAL

Thursday 1 May 2014

Recommendations made by the National Commission of Audit to abolish key innovation funding programmes are flawed and demonstrate a lack of genuine commitment to fostering a stronger Australian economy in the future.

Australia needs a new innovation policy...now

Tuesday 5 August 2014

Australia is in urgent need of a new National Innovation Policy to ensure we have a highly dynamic and modern economy in the future, according to a parliamentary submission lodged by the Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCAL).

AVCAL award winners for 2014

Thursday 4 September 2014

The winners of this year’s AVCAL awards were announced tonight, at the culmination of AVCAL’s 21st annual alpha conference in Melbourne.

AVCAL welcomes Significant Investor Visa reforms to support investment in Australian venture capital

23 October 2014

The Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCAL) welcomes Trade and Investment Minister Andrew Robb’s statement, as reported in The Australian today, that the Government will overhaul the Significant Investor Visa programme to encourage investment into venture capital and small business.

Budget should deliver more innovative & competitive Australian economy

Wednesday 7 May 2014

Next week’s federal budget should be framed around policies that help support a more innovative and internationally competitive Australian economy.

Competitiveness Agenda a step in the right direction, but more steps to boost VC needed, urges AVCAL

15 October 2014

The Australian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association Limited (AVCAL) welcomed the release of the Government's national Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda. However, it says that more needs to be done to generate private sector investment in early stage businesses.

Expanded investor visa would open new opportunities for business

Monday 14 April 2014

A more expansive Significant Investor visa programme would help innovative Australian businesses benefit from venture capital funding to fuel future economic growth, according to a submission recently lodged by the Australian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association Limited (AVCAL).

Financial System Inquiry is right to focus on venture capital funding

Thursday 20 March 2014

The Australian Private Equity & Venture Capital Association Limited (AVCAL) supports comments made last night by the Chair of the Financial System Inquiry, Mr David Murray AO, that the review must explore how to create a ‘more dynamic’ venture capital funding environment in Australia.

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