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Totem Labs uses cutting edge VR technology to expose patients in a gradual way to their phobia - whether it be spiders, snakes, heights, a fear of flying or otherwise - to help them overcome their fear.

The Zimrii Platform seeks to turn the music value chain more in favour of the artists and away from the various music intermediaries who dilute the potential earnings of the artist.

Brydge, the company that set a new benchmark for iPad keyboards around the world, is proud to launch its first keyboard for the Microsoft Surface Pro in Australia.

Justin McLean, a global PwC strategy partner, launched his vision for the app following his own personal experiences as well as global research into the pain points experienced by patients and carers in the US, the UK and Australia.

Five companies took part in an intensive eight-week pre-accelerator experience designed for hardware startups in the devices and Internet of Things (IoT) space.

The technology uses Android computers to integrate interactive touchscreens, vending machine motherboards and a cloud-based management system that collects instant, valuable consumer data for brands.

In just one month, the pair established a large influx of sales. The majority of their sales coming from the US and Europe in line with their summer.

CEO and Co-Founder Steven Pack said the product has been well received in the U.S. with sales growing rapidly across the country in the past three years.

Six start up and six scale up businesses were selected from nearly 500 applications. The cohort includes a mix of emerging and established businesses across traveltech, adtech, fintech, revenue management and data from Australia and USA.

This expansion follows MiSale’s launch in Queensland earlier this year, where the platform has facilitated close to $12M in sales, saving users $293,000 in commissions.

The filters function is the latest feature to be added to the HearMeOut repertoire, following an app revamp for the official US launch in March, as well as the launch of the LifeSpan feature, which can make posts disappear after 24 hours.

The team that brought cinema on demand to Australia and New Zealand four years ago is excited to announce its expansion into North America, increasing its potential audience to more than half a billion movie goers

Sydney company Tapview has developed new micropayment technology that gives people the freedom to pay a few cents for each online news story they want to read rather than pay a full subscription for news they may not use.

NSW’s credentials as a global source of innovation in blockchain were on display in New York last month where a team featuring three NSW companies won a blockchain hackathon.

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

QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) has announced that the opportunity to participate in Virgin StartUp’s mini-accelerator program has been added to the prize pool for the winner of its annual creative-tech pitching competition Creative3 Pitch.

Graduates of the 2017 program are now eligible to apply for an upcoming closed-door Shark Tank-style investor pitch event, where medtech VC’s and Angels with collective $1 billion funds under management will review investment opportunities

Unlike traditional accelerator programs, E3 is a highly subsidised program, created specifically to support the needs of female founders, run through a not-for-profit expert community which doesn’t take a stake in the business.

QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) has announced the upcoming startup companies who have been accepted into the Collider Accelerator creative tech program. Nine startups from...

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.

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