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Australian fashion ecommerce retailer theurge.com is launching in America and the UK this spring

theurge.com, an Australian-based technology company making it easy to “Shop the World,” recently announced it will launch in America, the UK, and across the globe this Spring.

Walkthrough proptech app RealAR helps property owners visualize real estate interiors before they’re built

RealAR is a user friendly and accessible way to improve knowledge and understanding of proposals during the entire development assessment process of a space

University of Melbourne spin-out attracts $14m investment for vaccine to treat gum disease that...

The company was set-up to develop and commercialise the research outputs of a long-running programme originating from the University of Melbourne working in collaboration with CSL.

This agtech startup has secured seed investment for its microwave tech that kill weeds...

The Growave technology invented by researchers at the University of Melbourne, harnesses the power of microwaves to kill weeds from the inside and rids soil of emergent weeds, dormant seeds as well as reduces pathogens and their impact.

Linius’ tech to put Australian and European football teams ahead of the competition

Linius’ cloud-based video editing service enables coaches, players and club members to assemble and compile select footage from Essendon’s entire video library as well as third party video sources for training and scouting.

Aussie fintech start-up Pelikin has partnered with insurance company Travel By Us

Working to enhance their already accomplished product offering, Aussie fintech start-up Pelikin, has announced an exciting partnership with Travel By Us, a Sydney based travel insurance company for Australians.

How low budget, high return horror movies will disrupt the Australian movie industry

With its team having been a part of movies returning profits of 220% to 439%, disruptive Australian film production company, Reel House Productions, is gearing up for its next expansion phase where it will capitalise on Hollywood's massive content supply shortage, driven by the multi-billion dollar demands of streaming giants like Netflix, Disney and Apple.

YBF Ventures and Honeywell have jointly launched a new PropTech Hub in Sydney

YBF Ventures is joining with Honeywell Building Technologies to develop a proptech community to shape the future of innovation in the building automation industry.

‘We took up the ground floor’: Here’s how coworking helped this Melbourne startup go...

The Lumery helps organisations with their ‘martech stack’, integrating software, data and analytics to form a complete view of the customer experience for their clients. It’s a service that has proven to be in high demand.

Are you in the aged care business? Here are technology tips for caregivers and...

Technology is advancing at a very fast pace nowadays. Every day, a new app or tool is developed to make a certain facet of our daily lives either easier or more enjoyable.

How can digital services keep up with customer expectations in this new “always on”...

Our expectations of digital services have evolved as we shift to an "always-on" world. From the moment we wake up, we rely on technology to navigate our lives.

Australian tech company Culture Amp raises US$82m (A$122m) to create a better world of...

The financing, which brings the total funds raised by the company to over USD$158million, will be used to accelerate Culture Amp’s global expansion and the development of innovative products and offerings that enable companies to build a better world of work.

Global VC bets on Australian quantum computing start-up Q-CTRL in US$15m Series A funding...

Since its founding in 2017, Q-CTRL has rapidly established itself as a global leader in the quantum computing space. In 2018 it was named as the only company outside of North America to be included in IBM's hand-picked network of startups working to advance the emerging quantum computing industry.

Disruptive Aussie fintech Douugh expands in the U.S., exports its financial wealth platform

On a mission to democratise banking and build the autonomous future of money management, Douugh is a consumer technology company that offers an AI powered financial wellness banking platform, delivered through a SaaS subscription model.

DC Power Co raises $1.6m in round two of its fight against the big...

DC Power Co plans to unlock the collective power of Australia’s two million solar households to create a large-scale competitor to the big energy companies’ coal fired power plants.

A homegrown Pixar: Meet Australia’s only animation studio that is led by two women

Kristen and Nadine have battled many obstacles as a startup in this country and a creative one at that, but have since proven they are two women to be reckoned with; smart, creative and fearless which has seen them raise $20 million in capital in three years.

Aussie serial tech entrepreneur brings trusted crypto exchange Zipmex to Australia

Zipmex was co-founded by serial entrepreneur Marcus Lim, who previously co-founded online marketplace Oneflare. In 2016 Fairfax Media purchased a 35 per cent stake in Oneflare for AU$15 million.

Telstra-backed AI startup Near raises US$100M to fuel expansion and roll out new platform...

Near, the platform that uses AI to make real-world data actionable, today announced that it has raised USD$100M (AUD$143M) in a Series D funding round.

Australia’s first hemp water launches new flavour following exceptional sales

Following phenomenal sales, and a rapid national expansion well beyond expectation, Australia’s first hemp water +hemp is releasing a new flavour.

This new shared virtual reality (VR) centre from the UK has opened in Melbourne

The company designs and develops immersive 360° projection spaces, which act a little like a giant virtual reality (VR) headset. With wraparound sound and vision, entire teams can be immersed in any 360° or VR content.

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