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Passel was selected as one of the successful companies in the Smart Dublin Last Mile Delivery Challenge, a global search seeking innovative, smart, low-cost solutions to optimise freight and cargo deliveries in urban centres.
Following the introduction of the free trade agreement between Australia and South Korea (KAFTA) in 2014, trade between the two countries has boomed. Korea is Australia’s fourth largest trading partner, making the Korea-Australia corridor ripe for business-savvy Aussies.
The barriers to entry for young companies in Silicon Valley are skyrocketing because of soaring costs, and longtime locals fed up with Valley are departing for greener, fresher pastures. Indeed, Peter Thiel, who co-founded PayPal with Tesla and SpaceX chief Elon Musk, left Silicon Valley after becoming dissatisfied with the culture in the Valley, among other reasons.
Last year, Slingshot launched Horizons, a tourism industry accelerator backed by Brisbane Airport Corporation, Amadeus IT and the Queensland Government’s $650 million Advance Queensland initiative. The program was such a success, it opened again for applications early this year.
$1 million at stake as the hottest local startups go head-to-head at a major pitch competition hosted by StartCon in Brisbane on 5 October.
The Australian startups who will take part include, Auror, Daisee, FreightExchange, Hyper Anna, InDebted, Kapiche, Karbon, Makers Empire, Teamgage, SimpleKYC, StartVR, VendorPanel and Winimy AI.
Fast-growing Australian retail management platform, Neto, will expand into the US market and open a Denver-based office following its strong 55 percent year-on-year Australian revenue growth in fiscal year 2018.
Online retailer and start-up, Cosmetic Capital, has shipped more than 100,000 orders on Neto since launching just two years ago, cementing its position as one of Australia’s leading discount beauty online retailers.
Described as the Airbnb of education, Zambesi disrupts traditional education with a marketplace model that enables high-profile business leaders to create and lead their own accelerated face-to-face training programs whilst retaining their IP.
ITonCloud client Home Care Holdings, a mobile health provider, was one of the first to take advantage of the new Skype for Business Enterprise Plus as well as Standard to meet users’ needs appropriately. The first rollout has been completed with already 300 users utilising all the features, with another 200 being to be added to complete the first two stages of the roll out.
Australia’s leading retail management platform, Neto, and ‘one of a kind’ repricing engine StreetPricer, are busting the myth that marketplaces are a race to the bottom, and helping SMB retailers realise the opposite is most often true.
Bucking the trend of Australian companies buying into New Zealand, New Zealand web and app company Rabid Technologies has acquired Squareweave, a strategic design and web development agency based in Melbourne.
The deal will significantly accelerate the companies’ growth trajectory. With over one million users visiting Oneflare monthly, consumers across Australia will be offered the convenience of instant booking and payments, and exceptional service standards delivered through UrbanYou.
Horizons, a tourism industry accelerator run by Slingshot and backed by the Queensland Government’s $650 million Advance Queensland initiative, has officially launched for the second year running.
Girl Geek Academy is extending its impact into the U.S. market with a scholarship initiative aimed at increasing the number of minority groups working within the chaos engineering field.
Female-oriented protein powder company, Happy Way, is the 2018 Telstra South Australian Business of the Year. Co-founder, Hien Nguyen launched the business after 15 years working as a personal trainer
Cloud accounting platform, Rounded, has announced improvements to its sole trader app, enabling seamless sharing of data between its users and their accountants.
JAR Aerospace is a newly-founded tech startup which launched in 2017, and primarily focuses on the development and manufacturing of purpose built Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) with the functional capabilities to service large scale industrial processes.
Brad Delamare from Tank Stream Labs said the partnership with Academy Xi was timely with the recent establishment of the first Blockchain hub at Tank Stream’s Bridge Street Hub.
theright.fit is a two sided marketplace for creative talent and influencers, making it easy, efficient and cost effective for brands to book campaigns, from TVCs, print campaigns, events and social media executions.