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ANTBITES (Media Releases)
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Lending Express has officially launched in Australia as a one-stop-shop to compare multiple loan offers. Lending Express uses a unique algorithm to match small businesses with the best lender for their situation.

MadeComfy, Australia’s first performance driven short-term rental partner, have announced five (5) high profile investors joining the advisory board, propelling its plans for national expansion.

In 2017, Startup Muster is excited to now be providing an option for survey participants to connect with each other. Supporters can define the kind of startup they can best support, and startups will be able to engage with matching supporters, and to provide feedback on the whether their support was valuable.

Smart phone app ShopFully announces its launch into Australia – the first mobile platform to help customers preplan their purchases from their mobile while being driven into physical stores.

Sydney company Freight Exchange has capped a watershed year with exceptional growth and is now looking to take its online freight capacity marketplace overseas with support from the NSW Government.

HubSpot is calling for anyone to pitch their business ideas on Facebook in 25 words or less, for a chance to win $100,000 to pursue their passion.

LaunchVic is pleased to announce that Dave McClure, who along with Christine Tsai, founded 500 Startups in 2010, is in Melbourne this week to officially launch the Australian office of the internationally renowned venture capital seed fund.

Top SME business growth program, Acceler8 Academy is expanding from its Brisbane base into Sydney and Melbourne, following its success in helping over 200 Australian female founders turn around their businesses.

The Adelaide start-up ecosystem is giving the eastern states a run for their money.

Lion, one of the region’s largest food and beverage companies, is today launching Lion Unleashed, a new innovation initiative that will see Lion partner with...

Australia’s Girl Geek Academy has announced a first of its kind corporate program for its #SheHacks initiative – the world’s largest all-women hackathon dedicated to bringing women together and creating...

New research has revealed that 78% of Australia’s small business owners (SBOs) don’t fully understand the $20K tax break, with 67% of them not making the most of the opportunity in the lead up to June 30.

More than two dozen leading businesses including Westpac, Woolworths, Optus, Australia Post and Lendlease have joined Slingshot to launch a new platform designed to connect corporates with startups and scaleups.

The Sharing Hub will be helping to drive the sharing economy in Australia by showing its value financially alongside other value exchanges to the environment and community. The Hub’s vision is to grow collaborative consumption in Australia by 20X by 2025.

The installation at the Sydney Royal Easter Show will consist of 19 stations that combine a virtual reality headset with a luxurious ‘egg cabin’ that adds surround sound, hydraulic movement and vibrations.

The Venturer program will build skills and character traits that are fundamental to entrepreneurialism, such as resilience, problem-solving, resourcefulness, risk management, creative thinking and leadership.

StopRotor’s Deanne Watkins said its unique design allows the UAV to take off and hover like a helicopter and but also reach speeds of 110km/h for up to 10 hours.

The research indicated the See & Save system could save five minutes in emergency response time (down from 11 minutes to six minutes) - which could mean the difference between life and death in some serious situations.

Buzz Aldrin: CYCLING PATHWAYS TO MARS,” features a photorealistic 3D hologram of the real Dr. Aldrin with true volume and depth, allowing viewers to ‘meet’ the American icon and walk around his hologram as if he were in the same room.

Ms Mateljan brought the CourseGenius learning platform to Afghanistan in 2014 to help an international NGO facilitate localised training. Ms Mateljan used the platform to roll out an eLearning pilot program for the NGO’s Leadership School in Kabul during a particularly unstable political period.

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