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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Tech & Innovation

Tech & Innovation
News, opinions and advice on technology development and the state of innovation.

Instead of trying to create something from scratch, entrepreneurs and business owners can draw inspiration from tried and tested business models to shake up their industries with impressive results.

Created by teachers, for teachers, the #MissMakesCode program is delivered through specialist teacher training bootcamps where primary school teachers, teacher librarians and parents of five to eight year old girls are provided with the framework to deliver these fun and engaging workshops.

Congratulations and best of luck to these 10 ground-breaking Aussie companies which demonstrate the breadth and excellence of our start-up community.

Tech startup Mobito are releasing a new digital platform for the medical industry called CoverMe Medical - it has been coined the “Uber” of the industry.

Sydney company Kontented wants to become “the Netflix of bite-sized content” aimed at the millennial generation with its mobile youth web platform and video network, SnackableTV.

Developed in-house over two years off the back of the government’s initiative to foster innovation through open source data, Landchecker is a free tool available to anyone looking to do their due diligence on a property or future investment.

The SproutX Accelerator will run regular workshops from its co-working space in Melbourne, however startup participants will be able to work from anywhere in Australia, ensuring they are close to their existing and potential customers.

With Facebook’s purchase of Oculus in 2014, people started to put two and two together and concluded that Facebook had some plans for VR – they were right!

It doesn’t seem like all that long ago since VR was thought of as something that only existed in computer games. Now, it encompasses many facets of life, interior design chief among them.

Sail Business Loans is unveiling a new biometric security solution that uses a simple selfie to confirm user’s identities against official forms of ID, such as a passport or driver’s license.

The NSW Government has selected 12 of the state’s most ground-breaking start-up companies to exhibit alongside 100 other emerging firms at CeBIT Australia at Sydney’s International Convention Centre from 23-25 May.

Cogniss is a creation of 2and2, an internationally acclaimed educational games company. It is the distillation of over a decade of experience developing award-winning digital solutions, as well as a rigorous three-year research and development process.

Exploiting a router in place costs ways less than intercepting a shipping truck in the middle of the night and is much more scalable. Attackers can now own the entire Internet.

The Sharing Hub will be helping to drive the sharing economy in Australia by showing its value financially alongside other value exchanges to the environment and community. The Hub’s vision is to grow collaborative consumption in Australia by 20X by 2025.

We are very excited to be able to invest in Bluethumb’s future growth and watch their progress and success as they help bring Australian art to the forefront of the global creative economy.

The installation at the Sydney Royal Easter Show will consist of 19 stations that combine a virtual reality headset with a luxurious ‘egg cabin’ that adds surround sound, hydraulic movement and vibrations.

Growth hackers are people who accelerate growth within a company. They have decisive ideas about growth, virality and the success of a product or company that are needed to bring the company to the front and center of the public.

CEA’s Collider Accelerator is the latest program to be launched with support from Advance Queensland, which is investing more than $400-million to position Queensland as a hub of innovation and growth.

The Programme -- which only selects 100 startups world-wide annually -- helps entrepreneurs and early-stage technology businesses and startups looking to relocate their business to the U.K.

As well as access to Qantas and industry mentors, participants will be able to tap into some of the Qantas Group’s operational data, technology platforms and anonymised customer insights to bring their ideas to life.

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