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CropLogic has secured $2 million in an oversubscribed pre-IPO funding round

CropLogic, a Christchurch-based precision agricultural company, is pleased to announce that it has successfully closed its $2 million pre-IPO capital raising oversubscribed in preparation for the Company’s anticipated listing on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).

Hub Australia has secured a second Sydney coworking site to focus on catering for...

The new site, Hub Hyde Park, chosen for its close proximity to Sydney’s CBD and size, will have a strong focus on catering for growing businesses with a variety of private, dedicated and flexible workspaces.

The newly appointed CEOs of Bakers Delight are bread for success in this family...

After 37 years, 704 franchises and operations in four international markets, joint-CEOs and founders of Bakers Delight – Roger and Lesley Gillespie – have announced they have stepped down from the top job.

Here’s why Girl Geek Academy is calling on 1,000 primary school teachers to unite...

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.

This tech startup is set to launch the “Uber” of the medical industry in...

Tech startup Mobito are releasing a new digital platform for the medical industry called CoverMe Medical - it has been coined the “Uber” of the industry.

Social media influencer app TRIBE launches in the UK after AUD$5.35M Series A round

Moët Hennessy, Selfridges and Burt’s Bees are the first brands to use the platform with launch campaigns already buying over 100 unique pieces of branded content from UK-based content creators.

SproutX is hosting an accelerator in Melbourne for startups in the agtech space

The SproutX Accelerator will run regular workshops from its co-working space in Melbourne, however startup participants will be able to work from anywhere in Australia, ensuring they are close to their existing and potential customers.

Is virtual reality set to become the next big thing in social media? [INFOGRAPHIC]

With Facebook’s purchase of Oculus in 2014, people started to put two and two together and concluded that Facebook had some plans for VR – they were right!

How to succeed in taking your business to the global marketplace [INFOGRAPHIC]

A product or service which is attractive to Australian customers may not have anywhere near the same appeal elsewhere, so if you intend to break into foreign markets, you’ll need to have weighed up how likely it is to succeed internationally.

Interior design will never be the same again thanks to virtual reality [INFOGRAPHIC]

It doesn’t seem like all that long ago since VR was thought of as something that only existed in computer games. Now, it encompasses many facets of life, interior design chief among them.

Say cheese! ‘Selfies’ set to make Australian SMBs online lending much more secure

Sail Business Loans is unveiling a new biometric security solution that uses a simple selfie to confirm user’s identities against official forms of ID, such as a passport or driver’s license.

New property tech startup Rent360 raises $350,000 from prominent angel investors

Rent360, Australia’s first online marketplace for property investors and property managers, was created by serial entrepreneur Jared Keen. This is Keen’s second startup

Government launches Australia’s first sharing economy accelerator, The Sharing Hub

The Sharing Hub will be helping to drive the sharing economy in Australia by showing its value financially alongside other value exchanges to the environment and community. The Hub’s vision is to grow collaborative consumption in Australia by 20X by 2025.

A quick history of the biggest Bitcoin crashes in the last 10 years [INFOGRAPHIC]

Bitcoin is undoubtedly the most popular cryptocurrency. It is mined, stored and transferred online. The history of Bitcoin dates back to January 3, 2009 when the block chain was officially launched.

Queensland to take startup world out of its comfort zone with world-first initiative

The Venturer program will build skills and character traits that are fundamental to entrepreneurialism, such as resilience, problem-solving, resourcefulness, risk management, creative thinking and leadership.

Qantas is looking for the best startups and digital disruptors for its innovation agenda

As well as access to Qantas and industry mentors, participants will be able to tap into some of the Qantas Group’s operational data, technology platforms and anonymised customer insights to bring their ideas to life.

These two Central Coast entrepreneurs are flying high with drone company StopRotor

StopRotor’s Deanne Watkins said its unique design allows the UAV to take off and hover like a helicopter and but also reach speeds of 110km/h for up to 10 hours.

Sydney company CleverDux is making wristbands that reduce the risk to children who suffer...

The research indicated the See & Save system could save five minutes in emergency response time (down from 11 minutes to six minutes) - which could mean the difference between life and death in some serious situations.

“Buzz Aldrin’s Cycling Pathways to Mars” 8i premiered the world’s first legacy VR project...

Buzz Aldrin: CYCLING PATHWAYS TO MARS,” features a photorealistic 3D hologram of the real Dr. Aldrin with true volume and depth, allowing viewers to ‘meet’ the American icon and walk around his hologram as if he were in the same room.

From Australia to Afghanistan: how this eLearning tech startup made it to the Business...

Ms Mateljan brought the CourseGenius learning platform to Afghanistan in 2014 to help an international NGO facilitate localised training. Ms Mateljan used the platform to roll out an eLearning pilot program for the NGO’s Leadership School in Kabul during a particularly unstable political period.

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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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