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Stampp allows users to keep all their business-related stuff in Stampp and all their personal related stuff in Facebook, making life simple, organized and easy. Stampp works by allowing friends to find, organize, and share all the businesses they like and use

Entrepreneur Hayden Brass, along with his parents, Michelle (a naturopath) and Simon (a horticulturalist), have worked together to developed a product range, Zea Relief, for fast-acting and long-lasting natural relief to those who need it.

When Esha Oberoi launched Afea care services at 24, I had no idea of the depth of work ahead of me, or just how rewarding this industry could actually be. She had struggled with depression in my early twenties

The ‘bum bag’ has been transformed by Emily Bitkow (30) and Sarah Hua (33), young entrepreneurs from Brisbane who founded the startup VIVRA - a simple yet sophisticated solution.

Led by Melanie Perkins, CEO and Co-founder, online design and publishing platform Canva is the latest startup unicorn from Australia, with a new valuation of US$1 billion after having raised a US$40 million round

As we ushered in the new year, Anthill caught up with several members of the Australian tech and startup community and they shared their thoughts on what they hope for in 2018.

It was a Tuesday evening in late December 2017 and the room was filled with 200+ business people with a very niche interest: the innovation relationship between Australia and Japan.

It is indisputable that cloud computing has heralded a new era in IT, where small and medium sized businesses are now able to access and consume technology that has previously only been available to larger organisations.

Now more than ever your customers expect to be able to interact with you on social media like they do in person. So much so that it has become another channel for customer service.

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.

Agtech startup, FluroSat, has raised AU$1.5 million to further develop its state-of-the-art remote sensing tech and predictive decision support for farmers, in its goal of using advanced agronomy to help Australian and US farmers grow more with fewer resources.

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.

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

Today, Kulani Kinis is still a bootstrapped business, but we’re on track to hit $1.5 to 2 million in annual revenue by June 2018. Our constantly growing list of customers include ASOS, Forever 21, and ModCloth, just to name a few.

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.

It might come as a surprise, but 65% of start-ups fail due to co-founder conflict. That’s actually higher than the divorce rate in Australia. A business partnership can present a variety of difficulties however, it can also deliver great benefits.

With 95% of Laservision’s business now coming from exports, the company’s journey provides useful learnings for other small business owners in the arts and recreation sector which are trying to break into overseas markets.

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.




Liz Wald is Vice President of International for She has been terrifically successful raising funds through the crowd model.  One of her successes...