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Mazviita Foto, the founder of Nannies Now

Meet the Uber of childcare: this start up is bringing the sharing economy to...

Mazviita Foto, the Founder of Nannies Now is on a mission to help make it easier for mums to get some “me time” to improve their health and wellbeing with a new app Nannies Now that makes it easy to find babysitters in your area at the last minute.

How has technology fuelled the thriving sharing economy?

We’re living in wild times when renting a stranger’s bedroom or ride sharing in somebody else’s car is no longer weird, and often...

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.

QLD govt bringing in Slingshot for tourism, travel and entertainment accelerator

The accelerator program provides our startup entrepreneurs and business innovators with first-class mentoring assistance while connecting them with investors and potential business partners.

The first sharing economy start-up accelerator in Australia has been launched

The Sharing Hub will be a vibrant community which aims to accelerate the life cycle of young and disruptive startups shaping the industry, and allow access to education, mentorship and investment opportunities.

Are you thinking about summer boating in Australia? Say hi to the ‘Airbnb for...

Owners utilizing GetMyBoat are not only offsetting the cost of ownership, but many also rent out their boat frequently enough to make it their main source of income. We’ve also allowed owners the opportunity to expand their fleet and purchase additional watercraft.

Drive for Uber or list on Airbnb? Here’s 5 things you need to know...

But there are a few essential things rideshare drivers, space-sharers and other ‘sharing economy’ workers need to know come tax time. Those earning income from the sharing economy should prepare for close scrutiny from the ATO.

This new online marketplace is giving used goods ‘a 2ndLease on life’

New online marketplace 2ndLease invites everyone to join the sharing economy by listing their own goods to be rented for an income, hence reducing e-waste.

KFit raises US$3.25 million in Sequoia-led round to make going to the gym much...

Fitness platform KFit has raised US$3.25 million in its latest funding round. It is in 13 markets across Asia Pacific and is aiming to be in every major city in the region within the next 18 months.

What could make carsharing even better? Making it Oneway

There are companies that make life easier for you, and then insist on making it even easier. If you think carsharing has solved your...

Got a car or want to rent one? Get familiar with DriveMyCar

We just can’t get enough of the sharing economy, can we? Australia’s first and largest peer-to-peer car rental service, DriveMyCar, has called an end to...

An exceptional video for a non-tech Indiegogo campaign [VIDEO]

This video is designed to do a several things, the most important of which is to raise funds for this venture. It does this by...

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New Zealand’s Xero eyes US IPO, further disruption as subscribers increase...

Xero recently held its annual meeting in Wellington, during which the company revealed some interesting details about its future. As has been widely suspected, the...

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