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  • Why blockchain is gaining momentum in business

    This week signalled yet another milestone in Australia made possible by blockchain technology. The Commonwealth Bank and its partners successfully shipped and tracked 17 tonnes of almonds from Australia to Germany in a private blockchain trial. Rail operator Pacific National, agriculture leader Olam Orchards Australia, stevedore Patrick Terminals, shipping carrier OOCL, internet of things provider LX… Read more »

  • Email Start-Up Sendy bags US$ 500K seed round

    Sendy, a blockchain-based email start-up, today announced a successful US$ 500k seed round featuring the likes of leading Australasian digital asset funds Techemy Capital and Apollo Capital. Sendy aims to solve an ever-growing problem for email marketers: getting customers to engage with their email marketing campaigns.  While email marketing has time and again proven to deliver… Read more »

  • Fleet unveils first nanosatellite ground station and mission control centre in Adelaide

    Fast-growing Australian Internet of Things (IoT) startup Fleet Space Technologies, has today unveiled Mission Control South Australia, the first major project to be unveiled following the establishment of the Australian Space Agency. The ground station located at Red Banks Reservoir, Pinkerton Plains, complements mission control consoles next to Fleet’s South Australian headquarters in Beverley, in Adelaide’s… Read more »

  • Startup Dunedin Announces Challenger Series Finalists

    Deloitte, Gallaway Cook Allan, Grow Dunedin Partnership and Enterprise Dunedin congratulate the finalists of the 2018 Startup Dunedin Challenger Series and are delighted by the calibre of the applicants. Judges have selected three finalists from 71 applications and Startup Dunedin Community Manager, Casey Davies-Bell says both the quality and quantity exceeded expectations. “All of the… Read more »

  • Why move your startup to Brisbane?

    It’s not just cheaper rent and a sunnier climate which is drawing more startups north as Commswork head of communications, Liam Fitzpatrick, discovers “We chose it because of the community”. “Queensland is very relaxed and less affected by status”. “There’s more collaboration than in any other ecosystem, including Silicon Valley”. These were a few of… Read more »

  • New Australian company launches to spearhead industry for medical travellers

    Meditrav is a clever and innovative new Australian online service that connects medical travellers with accredited health professionals across the world. Following a successful launch of their products across China in Beijing, Shenzhen, and Shanghai, Lindy Andrews, Managing Director of Meditrav, spoke on the company’s growing success.  “There’s a growing international demand for a choice of… Read more »