Update from GCI Leap Capital

Update from GCI Leap Capital

It has certainly been an eventful year and a half at Leap Capital since we started investing our $55m fund. Back in November 2019, we knew little about coronaviruses and certainly would never have imagined what was ahead of us. However, despite the original...
You’re not a start-up anymore! Capitalise as you scale.

You’re not a start-up anymore! Capitalise as you scale.

Here are some practical strategies and financing tips on the scale-up path.  Over the past decade, more start-ups have been founded and funded in Australia than ever before. Rather than taking the well-trodden path to investment banks, consulting firms and large...
Credit is not a market share game

Credit is not a market share game

The recent collapse of Greensill reminds us that credit is not a market share game Most business school courses would teach the conventional wisdom of the benefits of winning and maintaining market share. Larger players in a market can typically improve their margins...
Lending companies’ data will provide early warning of the impact.

Lending companies’ data will provide early warning of the impact.

The final payments under the JobKeeper program are being processed today, but the full impact of its removal will remain unclear for some time given the lag in economic data getting reported. We will look at real-time data from lenders to see the impact as it unfolds....