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.

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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.

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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.

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Afterpay presses Play on LayAway travel venture

17 February 2020

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

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