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GO1.com, the world’s largest onboarding, compliance and professional development platform, has sealed a deal with learning management systems provider Totara, expanding the edtech startup’s user base by more than 2,000 per cent to 10 million.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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: 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.