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Like its US partner, the Australian accelerator will focus specifically on Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) companies targeting corporate and enterprise clients. Applications are now open, with the first cohort to launch in February 2018.

Opus Medical has developed its “Breathe Well” technology which coaches cancer patients to self-regulate their breathing to assist in the accurate targeting of tumours and sparing of healthy tissues during radiation treatment.

Australia’s largest and most active angel investment group, Sydney Angels, is ending the year with a “golden jubilee” of sorts, by celebrating investing in over 50 Australian startups since formation in 2008.

In 2017 alone, Supple ranked #22 in the AFR Fast 100, placed #37 in the Deloitte Tech Fast 50 and was named a finalist for Optus MyBusiness Awards 2017.

In comments at the award ceremony in Melbourne, Mr Wozniak recognised the prevalence of stellar leaders and innovators amongst this year’s Talent Unleashed finalists and winners.

Alpha Vet Tech has developed ‘The Wireless Zoo’ platform which can monitor vital health signs in animals – including cats, dogs, cattle, horses, and even camels - such as heart rate, oxygen saturation and internal temperature

Moreover, GPS tracking gives customers peace of mind. No more edging to the door in anticipation of a pizza, or suffering from anxiety while waiting for a particular garment or good to arrive before a deadline.

Australia’s startup community has enjoyed a record-breaking year of achievement, but improved access to global talent is critical to the growth of an internationally competitive local tech sector.

The Australian roll out, which has begun in Sydney and Perth, comes after a successful launch in New Zealand. Thousands have embraced the service across Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

Co-founders Bec Bignell (formerly ABC) and Marius Foley (RMIT) founded Cockatoo Co.lab in December 2016 with a vision to give a voice to underrepresented communities, starting with regional Australia.

Eight METS companies have recently completed the Igniting METS Accelerator in Brisbane. The Igniting METS Accelerator was METS Ignited’s highly successful pilot program with the Queensland State Government.

The 12-week program culminated in pitch events with industry representatives and the investment community as well as a graduation event in Brisbane.

The Aussie entrepreneurs behind hero business Creatively Squared battled it out on the world stage presenting their digital marketing business which matches brands with creatives to produce original, authentic content.

Alongside rent-free spaces, the businesses will also receive 12-months of invaluable mentorship from the MYOB, StartUpVIC and CreativeCubes.Co teams in a once-in-a-lifestyle opportunity for up-and-comers.

Launched in July 2017, Credit Clear is a disruptive technology that houses unique tools and business intelligence to maximise payments for clients. Replacing traditional paper invoicing and collection processes with digital invoices and instant ‘one-step’ payment options.

Carter has taken a 10 per cent equity stake through his jointly owned investment business, 910 Limited, and is looking to become more involved in the company as and when he transitions away from rugby.

Getting the right team and systems in place was essential to meet the high standards of finish required. The enthusiastic team at Ability Works, a social enterprise helping to empower people with disabilities, brainstormed and developed the wrapping technique.

From capital investment strategies to predictive analytics on critical equipment, Relken Engineering helps clients increase the productivity of physical assets and infrastructure, and reduce total cost of ownership.

The Sharing Hub, Australia’s first sharing economy accelerator, has today launched a new awards program to recognise and celebrate Australia’s top sharing economy startups, leaders, innovators and disruptors.

RMIT Activator has announced further pre-seed funding of $100,000 from the Activator Capital Fund, to be split between five of its startup teams. The announcement brings the startup funding from the Activator Capital Fund to $800,000, of a total $7 million dedicated to financially supporting startups.




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