Melbourne Archives - Anthill Online
Monday, October 24, 2016
Tags Posts tagged with "Melbourne"

Tag: Melbourne

Unlockd closed a $AU15 million Series A Round in early 2016 from some of the biggest names in the business community, and has recently appointed an advisor to assist with their Series B raise of up to $US30 million

kin2kin is a kind of private and live family album. Photos are organised by who is in the photo, not who sent them. Simply loving a photo, or making a comment, lets the person in the photo know you are thinking about them and lets you start a conversation directly with that person.

Instead of ordering off your local restaurants, the new online marketplace is the first in Australia to connect you with super talented locals in your community who love to cook, bake and create at home, so you don’t have to. Meals can be simply picked up or delivered straight to your door - and reviewed.

“At One10, we receive so many pitches from people who get lost between the idea and the execution, lacking the skills or process to create a viable, sustainable and impactful business," said Veronica Munro, One10 CEO.

Startupbootcamp received $600,000 for the first year (2016), with the potential of following up funding in the subsequent years. The funds will enable the opening of a hardware lab in Kydo, Melbourne’s IoT and Data Tech Startup Space and will provide the core funding for the launch of the accelerator program in 2017.

QSIC, Australia’s first and leading commercially licensed music streaming service, has exceeded 1.5m streams in the last quarter and has added Melbourne, super-venue, Garden State, to its expanding client database.

Deliveroo, the global on-demand food delivery service, recently announced a AU$361 million Series E investment, led by Bridgepoint, existing investor DST Global, and General Catalyst with participation from existing investor Greenoaks Capital.

"The paper highlights the extensive economic benefits of building innovation hubs which have powerful multiplier effects. There’s a lot at stake here - if we get it right, we’ll be able to capitalise on it"

With an estimated 20,000 social enterprises operating across Australia, the Social Enterprise Awards provide a unique insight into the diversity, breadth and innovation of Australian social enterprise.

At an awards event in Melbourne, Richard Earl, Executive Chairman and Founder of Talent, announced the APAC regional winners for the 2016 Talent Unleashed Awards, naming the most talented and disruptive entrepreneurs in the Asia-Pacific Region and demonstrating the strength and diversity of the APAC technology sector.

Cross-border payments start-up Airwallex has strengthened its Melbourne and Chinese development teams and accelerated R&D of its international payments platform following a US$3 million pre-Series A investment round led by Shanghai-based VC Gobi Partners.

The inaugural Optus Future Makers program, launched earlier this year, is designed to foster digital innovation that has the ability to change the social landscape.

Hiring the best talent straight off the mark is not easy, not cheap and it can be risky. It may be tempting to take the ‘safer’ option of hiring less experienced staff at the start with the intention of attracting more experienced talent as the business grows.

A simple financial solution that allows users to manage their finances, including loans, repayments, budgeting and valuations, is engineered with live feeds from the ASX, Redbook, Yodlee and RP Data, all via a secure online portal.

The "ideas boom" is now. We are living in a time when the potential for socially positive innovation, growth and advancements are at peak.

New service recently launched in Sydney, allows taxi drivers to deliver parcels 24/7. After two months of operations, the Sydney-based company expands its activities to more cities across the country.

A Melbourne based start-up specialising in 100 per cent Australian owned and operated web hosting, and says it will dominate both the local and international hosting market.

IT recruitment company Talent has launched the 2016 Talent Unleashed Awards, announcing Steve Wozniak and Sir Richard Branson as some of the judges

Deliveroo bounds into Brisbane following impressive growth (30% week-on-week) The service has grown restaurant portfolio to 600 in just six months

At only age 19, Lily Wu co-founded Austern International with Jamie Lee to connect ambitious millennials to their future employers without using resumes




This cheat sheet was developed to help small business operators harness the incomparable (and undeniable) potency of Facebook to recruit fans, spread the word, and (most importantly) generate inbound business.


As a nation, Australia ranked bottom of the table behind other nations including the US, Canada, Mexico, Ireland and Denmark when it comes to paying invoices.