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These 18 local startups will battle it out for $1m backing at StartCon Pitch...

$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.

Microsoft welcomes 14 Australian startups to its debut Sydney ScaleUp Program

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.

Aussie retail tech innovator Neto expands into US following strong local growth

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.

Soaring Australian start-up Cosmetic Capital ships more than 100,000 orders in two years on...

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.

WeWork forms world-first partnership with disruptive Aussie edtech startup Zambesi

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.

This health company is using a first of its kind IT solution to go...

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.

These two Aussie retail tech companies have joined forces to help small retailers succeed...

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.

Wellington’s Rabid Technologies expands into Australia by acquiring Melbourne’s Squareweave

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.

UrbanYou and Oneflare join forces to capture Australia’s on-demand household services market

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.

Global tourism accelerator program run by Slingshot in Queensland back for second year running

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 extend their influence to the U.S. with diversity and inclusion grants

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.

Women’s nutritional supplement provider named 2018 Telstra South Australian Business of the Year

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 startup Rounded makes it easier to share data with accountants

Cloud accounting platform, Rounded, has announced improvements to its sole trader app, enabling seamless sharing of data between its users and their accountants.

Drone startup JAR Aerospace wins 40k worth of digital transformation from Cisco

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.

Tank Stream Labs partners with edtech startup Academy Xi to offer new training to...

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.

Influencer martketplace theright.fit scoops the 2018 Mumbrella Award for Innovation

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.

This tech startup is here to change how international students apply to study in...

Three brothers Nick, Mike and Guilherme from Brazil, who are currently living in Australia, have been working on Brigie's development since November 2016.

Australia’s best and brightest fintech startups celebrated at 2018 Finnie Awards

The Finnies celebrate the remarkable achievements of Australia’s best FinTech businesses who are recognised for excellence in sectors such as lending, wealth management, payments, crowdfunding, blockchain, artificial intelligence and regtech.

12 startups are getting a chance to build their ideas into a global business...

The intensive 6-month program, powered by Australia’s largest tech start-up accelerator, BlueChilli, gives early-stage entrepreneurs the opportunity of a lifetime to quit their day job and have their innovative idea become a global reality.

Lost your glasses? Need a new pair cheaply and quickly? This disruptor is here...

Dresden was formed in 2014 when Jeffreys and equally poor-sighted designer Jason McDermott decided they could make more functional, versatile and dependable glasses without the high price tags.

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