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Melbourne-based education services start-up Maths Pathway has closed a $AU2.1 million seed investment round, led by Social Ventures Australia (SVA). The $1 million investment from SVA is the organisation’s first equity investment from its $15 million SVA Diversified Impact Fund, which reached final close earlier this year.
As the coworking market continues to cement itself as an institutional part of Australian culture, it is inevitable that naysayers will share ongoing scepticism of the industry. There will also be those that are looking to join a space but are hesitant because of perceptions attached to coworking.
Bucking the trend of Australian companies buying into New Zealand, New Zealand web and app company Rabid Technologies has acquired Squareweave, a strategic design and web development agency based in Melbourne.
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.
Under the initiative, The Fruit Box Group will donate 25,000 boxes of fresh fruit, vegetables, milk and bread over the course of 2017. The group is investing up to $400,000 in the pilot program in Melbourne.
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 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.
At the end of the day, business partnerships may be hard work but they are also a blessing. It can be comforting when there’s another person as invested in the success of the business as you are, who’s willing to work hard to make the vision a reality.
The cash injection will be used to rapidly expand MyDeal’s customer base and brand footprint across the Australian consumer market. This marks a shift away from the bootstrapped cashflow model the business has previously been operating within.
Springboard uses a matching algorithm based on a mentee's goal, interests and needs to match with a mentor's experience, interests and strengths.
Winning this Startup Weekend will allow us to bring ArtLife to life. ArtLife will revolutionize the way we look after our digital memories from paintings to photos to family moments.
It is targeted at later stage B2B startups, who have ideally secured seed funding, turnover of at least AU$500,000, and have proven traction in local or overseas markets.
Unlike other tutoring providers, a rating system is also in place where users can give a score to their respective tutor, ensuring a high standard is maintained.
This program is ideal for companies who need smart, forward-thinking and highengaged individuals for entry level and project tasks.
Private in-home care was expensive and government options were rigid and impersonal. We knew there had to be a better way for people to find care workers and realised we needed to bring technology to aged care.
There’s no doubt that small businesses are a core part of the Australian economy but when big businesses fail to pay on time, small businesses are forced into what we call a ‘cash flow gap’.
TDi’s team and guest lecturers will cover business strategy, operations such as piloting and prototyping, marketing, finance, funding and structuring options, pitching to investors and measuring social and environmental outcomes.
Koala personifies forward-thinking, entrepreneurial young business. Co-founders Mitch Taylor and Dany Milham’s unique approach has seen Koala disrupt the traditional mattress market and crack an impressive $12 million in sales in just 12 months.
Humble beginnings inspired a voracious entrepreneurial streak, and Kogan is now worth hundreds of millions of dollars thanks to his startup, Kogan.com, a wildly successful online retailer.
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.