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Brisbane, 4000, AUS
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Palo Alto, CA, 94301


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Southern Cross Venture Partners

Southern Cross Venture Partners was launched in 2006 by veteran venture capitalists who have managed and operated companies themselves. Southern Cross Venture Partners assist early stage technology companies that demonstrate the potential for exceptional growth and market leadership build significant businesses. The founding principle of Southern Cross is partnership – they are passionately committed to doing everything they can to help their portfolio companies succeed. Their team has a strong record of utilizing their start-up and management experience, industry knowledge, network of business/customer relationships, and recruiting skills to assist in building significant shareholder value.

Southern Cross is currently investing in companies that fit their investment criteria. They prefer to act as lead or co-lead in the early stages where they have experience that can help build value rapidly. They do not have a minimum investment amount, however, a typical initial investment will be $2 million to $5 million with an ability to invest more money in later rounds.

Recent Milestones


Company Date Round Size Participants
bigtincan 2/2014Series A$5M1
Mocana 12/2013Venture Round$15M4
Boulder Ionics 11/2013Venture Round$500k1
Autopilot (formerly Bislr) 9/2013Series A$1.5M3
Autopilot (formerly Bislr) 2/2013Series A$3.5M3
Brisbane Materials Technology 9/2012Series A2
CrossFiber 9/2012Series D$13.4M4
Mocana 8/2012Series D$25M5
Shoes of Prey 6/2012Series A$3M6
Quantenna Communications 4/2012Private Equity$79M8 1/2012Angel$450k3
Virsto Software 8/2011Series B$5M5
Inporia 5/2011Seed$1.25M10
Mantara 5/2011Venture Round$7M3
Quantenna Communications 9/2010Series E$21M5
Evostor 3/2010Series A$3M3
Quantenna Communications 2/2010Series D$15M7
Mantara 5/2009Series C$7.6M4
Quantenna Communications 4/2009Series C$14M5
Evostor 11/2008Series A$5M3
Xumii 9/2008Venture Round$5.5M2
Mantara 7/2008Venture Round$5.8M4
Mocana 5/2008Series B$7M3
Redfern Integrated Optics 5/2008Venture Round$7.5M3
Xumii 11/2007Venture Round$4.3M2
Mantara 9/2007Series B$12.8M4
Omeros 2/2007Series E$63M8



  1. bigtincan Raises $5M in Series A Funding ( [edit]
  2. Mocana raises $15 mln in strategic funding; GE Ventures leads round ( [edit]
  3. Boulder Ionics Receives $500k Investment ( [edit]
  4. Bislr raises additional $1.5m ( [edit]
  5. Bislr Launches Tools To Build Marketing-Optimized Websites, Raises $3.5M From Tim Draper And Others ( [edit]
  6. Brisbane Materials Receives Series A Funding from Southern Cross Renewable Energy Fund and New Venture Partners LLC ( [edit]
  7. CrossFiber Closes Final Tranche of $13.4M Series D Funding ( [edit]
  8. Mocana Raises $25 Million To Address Mobile App And Smart Device Security Market ( [edit]
  9. Shoes Of Prey Lands $3 Million Funding For Custom Footwear Design Site ( [edit]
  10. Quantenna Communications Raises $79 Million Led by RUSNANO and Sequoia Capital ( [edit]
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  12. Virsto Software Adds $5 Million to Oversubscribed Series B Round ( [edit]
  13. Stealth Startup Inporia Raises $1.25 Million From Ron Conway, 500 Startups And More ( [edit]
  14. Mantara Receives $7 Million to Accelerate International Expansion and to Fund Innovation ( [edit]
  15. Quantenna brings in $21M to carry faster Wi-Fi into the home ( [edit]
  16. EvoStor Raises $3 Million Venture Capital Funding ( [edit]
  17. Quantenna raises $15M to make Wi-Fi faster and more reliable ( [edit]
  18. Capital Report Index [edit]
  19. Quantenna Communications Raises $14 Million in Series C Funding for Wireless High Definition Home Networking ( [edit]
  20. Evostor packs away $5M for storage software ( [edit]
  21. Social Address Book Xumii Secures $5.5M Funding ( [edit]
  22. Financial software startup Mantara raises $5.8M ( [edit]
  23. Mocana Closes $7M in Series B Funding ( [edit]
  24. Redfern Integrated Optics, Inc. SECURES $7.5M IN ADDITIONAL FUNDING ( [edit]
  25. EDGAR [edit]
  26. EDGAR [edit]
  27. Omeros Raises More Than $63 Million in Financing ( [edit]
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