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WOTSO partners with Investible to build and grow a national accelerator for start-ups

Investible’s LAB Program is an eight-week, full time start-up accelerator, where winning companies access up to $250,000 in capital from the Club Investible network.

Netflix, wet weather and laziness are fuelling the Aussie home delivery industry, new research...

Young Australians are the keenest for airborne deliveries with 24 per cent of 18-24 year olds hoping drones can deliver their goods faster, compared to the national average of just 16 per cent.

Are you powering your business with open source tech? Here’s why you should

For starters, open source is inherently flexible, removing vendor lock-in and providing code which can be customised or extended to meet a particular need.

3 things you will experience when you leave your job to start and run...

Becoming an entrepreneur after being an employee my whole career was a case of aging five years in five minutes. I’m the guy walking around the street with big bags under his eyes and more grey hair than when you last saw him.

A big social hackathon will be held in Brisbane to solve some of the...

Technology can have an incredible impact on the world and RHoK is there to connect NFPs and great tech talent to solve some of the world’s most pressing issues.

Meet Australia’s youngest entrepreneurs and the brilliant things are they are making

The Kidpreneur-in-Residence trip to Moose Toys was the grand prize experience for the winners of the Challenge, which saw more 2000 Australian students raise $100,000 for charities in 2016 as a result of their own micro-businesses.

Spotless invites tech start-ups to participate in the first hackathon at the iconic MCG

Spotless Hack at the ‘G invites Australian’s creative minds in the tech and startup community to create solutions to real problems across sectors such as food and venue management, facilities and asset maintenance, cleaning, waste management and security.

Employment Hero adds AirTree to its list of VCs and raises $3m Series A...

Employment Hero has announced it has extended its over-subscribed $3 million capital raise by 50 per cent, bringing the startup’s total funding to $4.5 million with additional investment from new and existing investors.

A new tech start-up is out to disrupt the $19 billion temp industry by...

With Workfast, you would post your job at 7.05am, and then choose a suitable worker from those that are available and negotiate a price based on experience and ratings. Yes ratings – each temp is rated by previous employers, so you’ll have confidence in your decision.

Digital keeps moving at a scary pace so this start-up is offering real future-proof...

Academy Xi currently offers part-time courses with full-time options coming in 2017. The courses are 10 weeks in duration and are deliberately structured to be intense, covering everything from the basics to best practice.

Swiss company that makes diamonds out of cremation ashes is coming to Australia

The diamonds are as real as the natural ones and perhaps the only difference is the provenance of the carbon. These cremation diamonds can be certified and re-verified at an independent gem institute, like Gemmological Association of Australia.

Guess who’s coming for your job – will humans go the way of horses...

The idea that smart software will eventually begin to eat any job that consists primarily of tasks that are predicable requires only a fairly simple extrapolation that technology will only get better and better.

Hot Aussie start-up Unlockd is looking to raise a $30 million Series B after...

Unlockd closed a $AU15 million Series A Round in early 2016 from some of the biggest names in the business community, and has recently appointed an advisor to assist with their Series B raise of up to $US30 million

This new social media app is designed to create stronger bonds within your family

kin2kin is a kind of private and live family album. Photos are organised by who is in the photo, not who sent them. Simply loving a photo, or making a comment, lets the person in the photo know you are thinking about them and lets you start a conversation directly with that person.

This new sharing economy start-up is delivering food from talented home cooks

Instead of ordering off your local restaurants, the new online marketplace is the first in Australia to connect you with super talented locals in your community who love to cook, bake and create at home, so you don’t have to. Meals can be simply picked up or delivered straight to your door - and reviewed.

One10 announces two new accelerator programs that will combine two popular start-up business approaches

“At One10, we receive so many pitches from people who get lost between the idea and the execution, lacking the skills or process to create a viable, sustainable and impactful business," said Veronica Munro, One10 CEO.

Victorian Government allocates $600k for accelerator to boost Melbourne start-ups

Startupbootcamp received $600,000 for the first year (2016), with the potential of following up funding in the subsequent years. The funds will enable the opening of a hardware lab in Kydo, Melbourne’s IoT and Data Tech Startup Space and will provide the core funding for the launch of the accelerator program in 2017.

This new tech start-up enables businesses to stream music without breaking the law

QSIC, Australia’s first and leading commercially licensed music streaming service, has exceeded 1.5m streams in the last quarter and has added Melbourne, super-venue, Garden State, to its expanding client database.

On-demand food delivery service Deliveroo nets $361 million Series E funding round

Deliveroo, the global on-demand food delivery service, recently announced a AU$361 million Series E investment, led by Bridgepoint, existing investor DST Global, and General Catalyst with participation from existing investor Greenoaks Capital.

4.6 million Australian jobs may be at risk within the decade – new StartupAUS...

"The paper highlights the extensive economic benefits of building innovation hubs which have powerful multiplier effects. There’s a lot at stake here - if we get it right, we’ll be able to capitalise on it"

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