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Aussie proptech startup :Different raises $7.1 million Series A round amidst COVID-19
:Different has grown quickly since first launching its full-service property management offering in 2017, with presences now in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and the Gold Coast.
Aussie dining rewards app Liven announces world’s first integration with ApplePay
With the digital wallet movement firmly in full swing, Australia’s leading dining rewards app Liven has recently announced its in-store invisible payments integration with ApplePay.
How a rideshare experience led two accountants to start a new fintech startup
Founded by qualified accountants, Selda Kaplan and Michael Kambouridis, Rideshare Tax has now officially launched to the Australian rideshare community and it already has the support of rideshare giant, Uber.
Meet the Uber of childcare: this start up is bringing the sharing economy to...
Mazviita Foto, the Founder of Nannies Now is on a mission to help make it easier for mums to get some “me time” to improve their health and wellbeing with a new app Nannies Now that makes it easy to find babysitters in your area at the last minute.
Nothing’s been the same since Uber came: Why on-demand startups are shaking up the...
It has been five years since Uber was legalised in Australia, but already in that time the taxi industry has plummeted and the value of a cab’s licence plate has decreased drastically. That disruption was caused by the simplicity and convenience of an on-demand service becoming available via an app on a smartphone.
Are you in the aged care business? Here are technology tips for caregivers and...
Technology is advancing at a very fast pace nowadays. Every day, a new app or tool is developed to make a certain facet of our daily lives either easier or more enjoyable.
How has technology fuelled the thriving sharing economy?
We’re living in wild times when renting a stranger’s bedroom or ride sharing in somebody else’s car is no longer weird, and often...
What you need to know about the far-reaching impact of the gig economy today
Businesses like Uber, Deliveroo and Airtasker are booming thanks to more and more people choosing to gain a second income. Some will pursue the gig economy as a full time option and a study predicted that by 2020, 43 percent of American workers would be independent contractors.
How I generated 50,000 visitors a month without spending a dollar on ads –...
Growth hackers are people who accelerate growth within a company. They have decisive ideas about growth, virality and the success of a product or company that are needed to bring the company to the front and center of the public.
Strong winds of disruption: how alternative lenders are beating the Big Four banks
Just as disruptive start-ups are rethinking almost every industry out there, alternative lenders are assessing risk in an innovative way, using big data in real time to enable more businesses to get the capital they need for growth.
New year, new way of consuming stuff: – the ‘Access Economy’ is set to...
The Access Economy is thriving in Australia because people care more about convenience and lower cost options than they do about owning possessions outright. Sharing or just paying for access doesn't mean missing out.
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.
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.
Wanna sell across the ocean? 4 things to do if you want to launch...
Given the wealth of innovation here, it’s no surprise that that 38 percent of cash-generating Australian startups already have export revenue. But for that other 62 percent to really thrive, they’re going to need sell across the Indian Ocean.
Top law firm offers $500k for innovators in the legal scene, opens start-up accelerator
Launching the Mills Oakley Innovation Accelerator, Mills Oakley Chief Executive, John Nerurker, said the firm would provide up to $500,000 to support viable ideas through incubation and commercialisation.
You should spend your money on good coffee, not bad intellectual property rights
The stage is set for success, all you need to do is stay focused, keep costs and distractions low, and execute. Why then spend your valuable time and money exploring intangible things such as intellectual property (IP)?
Drive for Uber or list on Airbnb? Here’s 5 things you need to know...
But there are a few essential things rideshare drivers, space-sharers and other ‘sharing economy’ workers need to know come tax time. Those earning income from the sharing economy should prepare for close scrutiny from the ATO.
Welcome to the experience economy aka the greatest customer revolution ever
We live in the experience economy - an economy driven by experiences and sustained through digital integration and innovation in a world more connected than ever before
This new tech start-up has got taxi drivers switching lanes into parcel delivery
New service recently launched in Sydney, allows taxi drivers to deliver parcels 24/7. After two months of operations, the Sydney-based company expands its activities to more cities across the country.
Innovation is not all about technology, social entrepreneurship too can help us find new...
Let’s not assume that innovation is limited to tech, says David Brooke, Managing Director of Social Traders, as he makes the argument for social enterprise