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Exhibiting alongside elite showmakers and distributors like Sony Pictures, Disney, Lionsgate and FremantleMedia, the Caulfield-based hsquared now distributes 80% of its locally-produced programs to international audiences

Career technologists, Martin McCann and Dr. Matthias Born, are launching a world-first lending tech for banks and traditional lenders that will help to equip them against competition from tech giants such as Facebook, Tencent, and eBay wanting to enter financial services.

maekit is a cloud platform allowing freelance web designers and small agencies to manage multiple websites and the entire lifecycle of a client through one simple platform.

The accelerator is a structured, 12 week program designed to build compelling business models and secure the traction, viability and investment needed for each business to succeed.

The new digital marketplace connects boutique, florists with customers in a hyper-local model, to bring the magic back to buying flowers. “The way people buy flowers online right now doesn’t reflect the magic of the moment,” says founder and CEO, Leah Pooley.

Celebrating 95 years in business, men’s accessories connoisseurs Buckle | 1922 are one of few Australian businesses that have survived the hard times throughout the GFC, Great Depression and WWII.

Leading Australian property investment and funds management group Charter Hall has collaborated with corporate innovation consultancy and startup accelerator, Collective Campus, to launch an Australian first real-estate technology accelerator program.

Retailers who list their products through the MyDeal Marketplace can now apply for a business loan of up to $250,000 directly through their supplier management system and in many cases receive the funding in under 24 hours.

Australia has a clear need for simple, sustainable, shareable transport in its metropolitan centres, and ofo is committed to providing a quality product and service to play its part in improving urban transport

Mr Lui, who co-founded Airtasker in 2012 has used this experience to create a more open and accessible network to service the burgeoning Australian and Singapore real estate markets.

FoodByUs will offer food distribution using market first technology providing a ‘one stop shop’ combining a dynamic sales force, an online ordering system and logistics all in one platform to disrupt Australia’s $8 billion café sector.

The first in its category, Bookwell aims to address an untapped gap in the $10 billion health, beauty and wellness market in Australia, by allowing providers to reach new customers and ensure optimal utilisation of staff by filling empty appointments.

Ms Geary is one of three national winners, including fellow Gold Coast innovator, Nev Hyman of NevHouse and Ben Armstrong of HireUp in Sydney, who will be flown to London to represent Australia at the global final of [email protected],

Fast growing New Zealand subscription startup Toothcrush recently officially launched in Australia. Toothcrush delivers beautifully designed, eco-friendly, bamboo handled toothbrushes right to your door every month.

An app-based wellness program developed by Sydney start-up Uprise which uses artificial intelligence to assist with performance and stress management is now being used by workplaces across Australia.

Australian fintech pioneers Jay Stockwell and Cameron Slabosz have launched a new app that uses a combination of psychometrics and artificial intelligence to create an “Affinity Score” that predicts the like-mindedness between people.

His Royal Highness, The Prince Andrew, Duke of York, congratulated all 17 entrepreneurs on the calibre of their ideas and said he was pleased to be a part of delivering the [email protected] event at Bond University.

Resident Guide has already been adopted by 14 public hospitals, in five NSW health regions; Hunter New England, South Eastern Sydney, Central Coast, Murrumbidgee, and Western NSW and is currently used by over 1200 junior doctors.

The tech start-up offers revolutionary software that allows Australian HR managers and business owners access a cloud-based platform that fully handles all HR, digital employee on-boarding, training, internal communications, benefits and superannuation all in the one place.

The finalists will each participate in a live pitch to a panel of business experts who will decide the winner at an event on Thursday, 7 September 2017. The winner will receive a $40,000 cash prize




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