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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.
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.
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.
Rounded provides intuitive and straightforward accounting solutions, specifically for sole-traders. The SaaS company, established in 2015 hopes to aggressively pursue its growth strategy, targeting the lucrative and growing “gig economy”
Leading tech and co-working hub, Tank Stream Labs has announced it will partner with Blockchain Professionals Sydney in launching its blockchain focused hub in Sydney.
Led by Andrew Logan, the startup was crowned overall winner for their innovative solution that increases crop yields and tackles the issue of plastic waste in agriculture through a unique degradable mulch film.
Thomas Cook Money has launched its first product, a digital travel insurance product tailored to the Australian market. Next will be a foreign exchange offering and a prepaid travel card to help customers plan, save, borrow and spend their holiday money, both domestically and internationally.
Silent Eight bagged the main prize, edging out 10 finalists with roots from the US, UK, Europe and Asia-Pacific. The pitch fest was held in conjunction with the RegTech Association’s maiden #ACCELERATE RegTech 2018 event in Sydney recently.
The unique platform helps friends, family and like-minded buyers purchase a home together, connecting them with the right property, real estate agent, legal, mortgage and insurance providers all in the one place.
In the past, some people lectured me about being so determined that a solution must exist and for never taking no for an answer. In reality, though, conviction combined with unconventional thinking is the only way I have been able to find better ways of doing things.
The app currently has 32 vets approved to work across Melbourne with a target of 50 vets and 5,000 customers across Melbourne by September 2018.
Still waiting to see if this internet thing catches on? No, I didn’t think so. Obviously, the retail landscape has changed significantly in the...
Next Address Founder and CEO Julie O’Donohue’s own experience as an ex-real estate agent led her to create a platform that is transparent, offers a more affordable way of buying and selling property, saves people time and puts the customer in complete control.
Founded by singer and professional musician Javier Trueba, The Hip Stars Band is a cooperative of national musicians – singers and instrumentalists.
Business owners often look to Amazon for inspiration to success. The commerce and cloud computing giant’s profits rise every year, with 2017 seeing net sales revenue of over 177 billion.
Software that was once reserved for large corporations is now allowing one-person businesses to run their business entirely from a smartphone. From being more organized to automating more of your daily tasks, here are 5 ways simple technology can bring your business huge returns with little investment
Start-ups, social entrepreneurs and charities can now submit their tech solutions to the Optus Future Makers program for their chance to secure a share of $300,000 in funding and the opportunity to work with some of Australia’s best talent to help bring their ideas to life.
This university tutoring app is expanding nationally after successfully rolling out in major Queensland...
Vygo works as a mobile platform that helps university students improve grades with better access to affordable peer tutors, whilst also giving students a ‘business in a box’ to earn money on campus, tutoring classes they have recently aced.
The new platform has already successfully matched over 1,500 mentors to mentees and Art of Mentoring is looking to reach their first 10,000 matches by June 2018.
Today turning your business into an ass-kickin’ data-driven company is quite easy, so it’s time to get rid of robot domination scenarios in your head and take a look at the benefits the future has to offer.