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Saturday, February 25, 2017

Tech & Innovation

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

Techstars Adelaide is designed to support early-stage companies advancing state-of-the-art applications in Internet of things (IoT), big data, sensors and robotics, with potential to developing and commercialising technologies connected to the defence and security sectors.

The aim of App is to help us understand what normal is when it comes to how much time we truly spend on our phones. There is so much noise in the media about this issue but most of the data is anecdotal without any real data.

The selected group, SmallStash, takes aim at financial education for kids, assisting parents to better educate their children on money and savings.

Four startups with a fledgling product or service will be selected to participate in the Acceleration Program and be supported through a mentored process to become a market ready, investable company.

HCF, Australia's leading not-for-profit health fund and corporate Startup accelerator Slingshot have selected seven Startups and five Scaleups from more than 200 applicants and 45 Pitch Day finalists.

Some of the problem areas to be addressed include disability access and support, employment, entrepreneurship, health, housing, language, legal and migration advice, working qualifications, tracing family, and translation services.

Consumers are able to search for auctions on the site in nearly 10 ways – including by price, auction status or suburb - and look at the bidding history of those that have already gone under the hammer.

Outfit is already making more than $750K with its recurring revenue model in its first year, and Bruce plans to grow the business to $10mil recurring revenue by 2020. He is looking at a Series A round of funding in the next 6 months as well.

Houston-based Innovation Institute of the Texas Medical Centre has announced it will help accelerate the launch of Adelaide-based tech company Personify Care mobile patient monitoring platform into the US market.

Busy Sydneysiders are now able to summon the services of professional laundromats and dry cleaners to their very doorstep, thanks to a new service, called Laundry Club.

Global recruitment and talent solutions company Hudson and SEEK will join Corporate Startup accelerator Slingshot to lead Australia’s first HR-tech Startup accelerator.

ide Group launches the 2017 Building Better Futures for Health Challenge, offering $25,000 worth of design, development and commercialisation support for Australia’s best health innovation as part of Vivid Sydney.

New research by Cisco has revealed that despite SMBs understanding the benefits and need for digitisation in their business, the cost of implementing the technology is still proving to be too much of a barrier for many

In direct partnership with Paypal Here Australia, No Yelling released the market-first application to receive cashless payments and track lesson credits.

The market for cyber insurance is expected to reach US$7.5 billion in premiums by 2020, fuelled by demand from the finance industry, along with a forecast of new investments from the healthcare industry.

Employers be warned: January 27 is shaping up to be 2017’s perfect storm for the biggest single day ‘to chuck a sickie’; contributing a large chunk to Australia’s annual payroll and lost productivity cost of $32.5 billion.

Since the way we search & use the Web is rapidly changing, businesspeople working in the online realm will be facing some serious challenges throughout 2017

Edtech startup Quizling has put Australia on the map, as the only Australian startup chosen out of ten finalists from around the world to pitch at SxSWedu

Australian business leaders will readily buy from local technology companies but are alarmingly hesitant to embrace startups, says new Nitro research.

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