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Investible, top VCs back Fugu Carbon

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUL 2024  |  NEWS
... co-founder and COO, and first employee, of the solar project, acquired by Mike Cannon-Brookes' investment firm Grok Ventures in September last year. The funding round allows Fugu Carbon to prepare for full-scale production of cost-competitive direct ...

Grok Ventures appoints new CEO

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 9 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
Mike Cannon-Brookes' family office Grok Ventures has hired a new CEO while announcing it will focus all new capital into climate-related investments. Grok has named global funds management executive Tan Kueh as CEO, while Jeremy Kwong-Law will remain ...

Brookfield ups the ante on Origin by $1.2bn

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... climate base was key to Brookfield both in the Origin bid and in the 2022 bid for AGL led by Mike Cannon-Brookes' Grok Ventures and Brookfield Asset Management. "All of this is predicated on the value of the retail customer base that Origin and AGL ...

Mike Cannon-Brookes, CEFC back biosequestration startup

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 14 FEB 2023  |  NEWS
... technology. Loam has raised $105 million in Series B funding, with commitments from the CEFC and Cannon-Brookes' Grok Ventures. The funding round was co-led by Lowercarbon Capital and Wollemi Capital with participation from Horizons Ventures, Acre Venture ...

CEFC, Grok Ventures back solar tech firm

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 13 OCT 2022  |  NEWS
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has joined Mike Cannon-Brookes' Grok Ventures in backing an Australian company that is commercializing technology that could drastically cut costs and increase efficiency of solar panels. The CEFC and Main ...

Calls for transformation, climate skill in AGL board renewal

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 JUN 2022  |  NEWS
... business) and Accel Energy (coal and gas-fired power plants). The decision was opposed by shareholders including Grok Ventures and HESTA. Chair Peter Botten has now resigned and chief executive and managing director Graeme Hunt, also a member of the ...

HESTA "unlikely to support" AGL demerger without faster closure of coal-fired stations

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 3 MAY 2022  |  NEWS
... communities," said HESTA CEO Debby Blakey. HESTA owns $21 million, constituting 0.36% of AGL. Mike Cannon-Brookes' Grok Ventures announced that they are now a substantial holder of AGL with 11.5% stake in the company, making it the largest shareholder ...

AGL takeover bid first, but not last on net zero grounds

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 24 FEB 2022  |  NEWS
The takeover bid for AGL by Mike Cannon-Brookes's Grok Ventures and Brookfield Asset Management is not likely to be the only proposed deal that seeks to take emissions intensive infrastructure and utility assets from listed markets into private ownership ...

CEFC invests in Charter Hall Prime Industrial Fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 14 AUG 2020  |  NEWS
... group Horizons Ventures, a VC fund backed by Li Ka-shing with early investments in companies like Spotify and Zoom, Grok Ventures, the private investment fund of Mike and Annie Cannon-Brookes and Artesian, the CEFC said.

CEFC invests $1.7 million in Australian agritech company

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 26 JUN 2020  |  NEWS
... group Horizons Ventures, a VC fund backed by Li Ka-shing with early investments in companies like Spotify and Zoom, Grok Ventures, the private investment fund of Mike and Annie Cannon-Brookes and Artesian, the CEFC said. CEFC CEO Ian Learmonth said the ...
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