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Can your innovative SME solve one of these five million dollar challenges? The government...

Following the successful progress of the round one pilot (started in 2016), a second round of challenges for the government’s Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII) is open for applications.

These 9 rising businesses have been chosen for the 2019 HCF Catalyst Accelerator

HCF, Australia’s largest not-for-profit health fund has announced the up-and-coming health technology entrepreneurs who will participate in the 2019 HCF Catalyst Accelerator program.

Tech startup Pendula doubling local team, expanding to US following $3.5 million capital raise

Australian technology start-up Pendula will extend its operations to the US and UK and more than double in size in 2019, following a $3.5 million capital raise to expand the business and escalate its go-to-market strategy.

Meet this new Australian property tech startup that is killing the real estate agent

A new cloud-based technology called Abacus, developed in Australia by workspace marketplace Office Hub, combines elements of AI and automation to allow tenants to bid and negotiate rental agreements with workspace operators.

Welcome to the Jungle – 2018 Coolest Companies Revealed

Skydiving altimeter app Dekunu walked away with the title of Anthill’s “Coolest Company 2018” at the 14th annual Cool Company Awards on Thursday 21...

Aussie HR tech startup Mentorloop set to launch in the U.K. as it spearheads...

Australia’s leading mentoring software platform Mentorloop recently announced plans to set up an office in the U.K., following a 12-month period of strong business growth.

Australia’s only women-friendly rideshare Shebah announces equity crowdfunding bid to raise up to $3...

Australia’s only women-friendly ridesharing platform Shebah has turned to equity crowdfunding to raise the working capital required to fund the next phase of growth ahead of its launch into New Zealand in 2019.

New Australian start-up PocketDolla brings community element to sharing economy

Australian start-up PocketDolla, an online marketplace that enables Australian communities to lend or rent spare items including camping and sports equipment, cameras, DJ sets and more, has launched.

Aussie space startup Fleet disrupts satellites, books 3 million sensors on its IoT network

Satellite Internet of Things (IoT) startup Fleet Space Technologies has announced the major success of Project Galaxy, registering a million devices to its low-cost satellite network in less than 24 hours, with an additional two million devices and counting on its waiting list.

Melburnites about to find out how easy moving can really be thanks to this...

Movepal, is an on-demand moving service, that is tipped to revolutionise the moving industry and it was designed and developed in Melbourne.

Here’s how this guy has built one of the world’s billion dollar cannabis companies

Namaste has always sought to become Canada’s premier of medicinal cannabis. They have established themselves as a global market leader, creating the world’s largest online marketplace for cannabis, cannabis accessories, and other related products with more than 30 websites in 20 countries.

This is why communication is so important when developing your technology ideas

It is interesting how in the age of technology, and with the support of the technology, communication problems have increased, rather than reducing as you would expect. You may or may not be surprised, but this is also the case for the software development industry.

Is your innovation changing Australia’s future? The iAwards are looking for you

From the world's first modular self-fit hearing aid, robots that write their own code, a virtual reality treatment platform for spider phobia, to an artificially intelligent shark detection system using drones - the Australian Information Industry Association’s (AIIA) iAwards program has unearthed outstanding Australian innovation for over 25 years.

AI marketing platform Brandollo sets eyes on SMBs with Australia launch

Brandollo, a bespoke marketing and brand amplification platform for startups and small businesses, has announced its official launch in Australia.

Love thy neighbour: Tech startup StreetHubs is rebuilding society one street at a time

New tech startup StreetHubs is launching in Melbourne’s silicon-valley, Richmond, taking a grassroots approach to building a better society, one street at a time.

This fintech startup is shining a light on the not-so-super sector for businesses and...

Australia’s first independent, employee choice-of-fund platform, Roll-it Super, has announced its pilot launch, with plans to shake-up Australia’s employer nominated (default) superannuation sector and awaken employers and employees to the critical role super fund selection plays in our financial futures.

The ultimate guide to choosing the right e-commerce platform for your business

To create a feature-rich eCommerce store, the first step is to choose the right eCommerce development platform. Here's the comprehensive guide to picking a platform with a user-centric approach.

How I turned a startup into one of Australia’s fastest-growing tech companies in 3...

Since its launch in 2015 Aaron Brooks and his business partner Ben McGrath have transformed Vamp into a leading influencer marketing platform with offices around the world.

Aussie tech start-up Incent brings cryptocoin rewards to video gaming in tie-up with with...

Australian tech start-up Incent has partnered with gaming league leader Gfinity Esports Australia to build the world’s first live broadcasting rewards platform powered by cryptocurrency and blockchain technology, now poised to disrupt the world of online gaming.

Australian startup Conpago tackles social isolation issue for the elderly with robotics

Aged care tech startup, Conpago, is combining software, robotics and the humble kettle to reduce loneliness and enable connection in the elderly, with a suite of intuitive products.

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