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Applications are open for Tech23 2015, an event that connects Australian start-ups with the connected people, clever ideas and capital they need to succeed
Is it that time of the year when Aussie startups begin to feel restless and eye international markets? Last month, it was the taxi booking...
goCatch hasn’t had a smooth ride since its launch a year ago. The app threatened taxi alliances, because its freed cabbies and allowed passengers the online equivalent of flagging a cab anytime. With cabbie councils hitting back, citing a lack of passenger safety, goCatch was pushed on the defensive, and never quite hit the high gears.
It’s not for nothing that goCatch last month won the $50,000 top prize at Tech23, a program sponsored in part by the New South Wales government and run by Slattery IT Consulting. Its iPhone app – which allows passengers to directly find and hire cabs in their vicinity – has been disruptive of the market. The app, launched in June, enables a cabbie to become a free agent, posing an evident threat to cabbie networks. The Taxi Council of Queensland has hit back, saying goCatch passengers could be compromising on their safety, and perhaps service as well, by hiring cabbies directly.
The Holy Grail of internet search could soon be in the sites of an Adelaide upstart. For years, technologists seeking to go one up...
Participants fought for 23 display spots and a total of $150,000 in cash prizes at Tech23 held at The Auditorium at Surry Hills in Sydney last month. Startup companies pitched their innovation ideas to 400 potential investors, mentors, entrepreneurs and more.
The Early Warning Network, an emergency service first started in 1995, has won the Ninefold Cloud Computing Prize at the Tech23 awards. The network uses...
Applications opened this week for one of the slots in Tech23, an annual showcase for Australia's emerging, edgy companies in the information and communications technology industry. The event will be held 23 August at Surry Hills in Sydney.
Yesterday, saw the NSW Minister for Small Business, Frank Terenzini, congratulate the winners of the second annual Tech23 Business Innovation Awards, an event organised by Slattery IT with support from the Australian Technology and Innovation Pathways programs from Industry & Investment NSW