News and Press Releases

AP Ventures announces completion of second investment:
20% interest in “Happay” China

4 November 2020

AP Ventures Limited, the Australian-based investment company, today announced it has completed its investment into Chinese based buy now, pay later company, “Happay”. APV invested US$10m to acquire a 20% stake in the business.


Afterpay tech fund eyes China venture

15 September 2020

Technology firm AP Ventures, which is backed by “buy now, pay later” juggernaut Afterpay, has raised $50m from investors, including billionaire Alex Waislitz, to bankroll its first move into the Chinese BNPL sector.


Billionaire investor Alex Waislitz predicts 2021 IPO for Afterpay VC fund

14 September 2020

Waislitz’s TEK has backed the AP Ventures investment vehicle that reportedly intends to invest $50m-$60m in five or six ventures in the next few years. One of its investments is LayAway Travel, a firm that allows travellers to lay buy their trips.


Afterpay presses Play on LayAway travel venture

17 February 2020

AP Ventures recently agreed to purchase an online travel business called LayAway Travel.