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Leigh Jasper and David Murray Buildxact

Construction tech company Buildxact raises $8.5 million to grow faster into the under-served market...

David Murray, CEO of Buildxact, said that while other technology companies have focused on the big end of the construction industry, Buildxact has chosen to develop for a severely under-served segment of this large market.

Meet the Aussie startup that is tackling seniors’ isolation epidemic with virtual reality

SilVR Adventures is providing highly immersive virtual experiences tailored to groups of seniors in aged care facilities across Victoria and planning to expand to more Australian states in 2020.

Australia’s own Silicon Valley; Invest Wollongong launches with focus on attracting startups and scaleups

Invest Wollongong is focused on implementing practical programs that tangibly support startups and scaleups considering the thriving region as a place to call home

Hometime raises further $6.7 million and announces two more acquisitions in Melbourne and Cairns

Hometime, Airbnb’s leading property management partner in the APAC region, has raised a further $6.7 million on top of a recent $6 million equity and venture debt funding round completed in May 2019.

The Netflix of live music is looking for Aussie investors following massive success

Established in 2016, GiggedIn has become a thriving monthly subscription platform that connects music loving Australians to more bands, DJ’s and festivals whilst saving money in the process.
Robbie Cooke CEO of tyro payments, Stevan Premutico founder of me&u and Justin Hemmes CEO of Merivale

Justin Hemmes & Tyro lead $8 million Series B funding round for hospitality mobile...

me&u, Australia’s mobile ordering & payment app for cafes, restaurants and bars, recently announced an AUD$8 million Series B funding round, as it sets itself up to expand interstate and enhance the product suite.

Suncorp invests $1.5 million in largest peer to peer car sharing platform, Car Next...

The Suncorp investment was $1.5m. It’s also part of a $10 million funding round, raising up to a further $1,000,000 on the Equitise crowdfunding platform.

Australian SEO startup releases new game-changing tool to forecast ROI on SEO

Longtail UX, an Australian SaaS startup and creator of patented technology that boosts websites’ ad performance and website rankings on Google, has today announced a new Search Marketing Scorecard to help companies that do business online.

Profit for paw-pose: Australian dog food company on a mission to end dog euthanasia

Local family-run dog food business SavourLife is on a mission to save every rescue dog in Australia with its launch of Adopt-A-Dog, Australia’s newest online, dog adoption platform.

Melbourne transport startup Raine has the fastest funded electric vehicle in history

Melbourne-designed electric transport company Raine, backed by Blackbird Ventures, has hit its Kickstarter funding goal in only 43 minutes, becoming the fastest funded electric vehicle in history.

Forget lazy and entitled: New research shows millennials the fastest-growing small business operators in...

New research by Xero, the global small business platform, has revealed millennials — those under 35 — as the fastest growing segment of small business ownership

How to properly capture, clean and manage data for better business outcomes

Valuable data is something most businesses already have access to in some form or another. But it’s knowing how to ‘capture’, ‘clean’ and ‘manage’ this data that sets businesses apart when it comes to improving performance and sales.

The art and science of quotations with confidence: 4 business hacks to make quoting...

Quoting is an art and a science. In addition to calculating the cost of materials, you need to judge how much time you’re likely to take to perform the service component to achieve the level of customisation required.

Australian buy now, pay later provider Payright sets its sights on global expansion with...

Australian fintech and innovative payment plan provider Payright today announced its first international venture, extending its buy now, pay later service into New Zealand.

From $10k in savings to $2 million a month in sales: How two teenage...

Today, Oz Hair & Beauty employs 25 people, and is turning over $2 million a month – establishing the website to one of the leading haircare and beauty platforms in Australia.

New workspace redefining flex work for women launches equity crowdfunding campaign to raise $2.5...

FRANKLY CO, an up-and-coming flexible workspace, community, and digital platform dedicated to helping women make work work, has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign with Birchal to raise up to $2.5 million to get off the ground.

Australian fintechs represented in Fintech 100: 7 companies named among the world’s leading fintechs

Australian fintech companies made a strong showing in the 2019 Fintech 100, announced recently by Fintech Innovators, a collaboration between fintech investment firm H2 Ventures and KPMG Fintech.

To the stars and beyond: What you need to know about the future of...

Meanwhile, new Australian space companies have emerged in the early 2010s focusing on satellite-related services (such as the Internet of Things) and small launch vehicles, attracting over A$60 million of investor funding.

New payment app attracts local and international investment to reinvent how groups manage money

Following the successful growth of fintech PayBox in Israel, the next evolution localised for Australia, PayK is now available for download.

FlexCareers raises $1.8 million to accelerate its HR technology platform roll-out

FlexCareers, Australia and New Zealand’s leading platform for flexible jobs, return to work and future of work services has completed an oversubscribed convertible bond issue, raising $1.8 million to accelerate the roll out of its end-to-end HR technology platform.

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