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  • Tech startup Divvito will revolutionise co-parenting communication

    Co-parenting communication is getting a tech upgrade thanks to tech startup Divvito. “Are you eager to improve communication with your ex?” The Brisbane based startup is launching a messaging app on January 23 that aims to reduce frustrations when it comes to co-parenting communication after separation and divorce. CEO and Co-Founder Wendy Oxenham founded the… Read more »

  • Cryptocurrency mining joins the climate change issue

    As we all know, 2017 was pretty much dominated by the crypto world. Bitcoin’s journey kept us hooked, and other altcoins fighting for attention made it even more like the soap opera we’ve denied that we loved. However, as I was doing my usual digging on cryptocurrency, I realised that I’d used much of my… Read more »

  • Canva is Unicorn status after latest funding round

    The graphic design app startup Canva joined the ranks of Uber, Airbnb and fellow Australian startup Atlassian as the latest Unicorn, and is the second tech startup in Australia to join the unicorn rank. A US$ 40 million funding by Sequoia China and existing investors Blackbird Ventures and Felicis Ventures, brought Canva to this level…. Read more »

  • Bitcoin made it to the Google search 2017

    Well, 2017 has finally come to an end, and one word I would remember out of it is Bitcoin. Bitcoin made headlines everywhere, from our usual crypto news sites to mainstream media. I mean even social media comedians are talking about bitcoin now. Whether you love it or hate it, bitcoin did make quite an… Read more »

  • ‘Smart Farms’ are a thing now all thanks to Monash X Bosch collaboration

    Monash University and Bosch Australia are teaming up create a first of its kind Ag tech facility. With the vision to innovate new smart farming techniques, the Melbourne based facility will house a prototypical ‘smart farm’ for research and collaborative work with industry members. So what goes into this ‘smart farm’? The space will include… Read more »

  • Amazon Australia is planning something big for Boxing Day

    The retail giant has been quiet for a while since its launch in Australia but is it waiting for Boxing Day to dominate the market, or it is staying on the down low because it is not meeting expectations. Heaps of articles predicted that Amazon Australia would launch on Black Friday since it is the… Read more »

  • Airwallex has their wallet full after major investment from Square Peg

    Melbourne based fintech startup Airwallex has their wallet full for this year. Their series A capital raise jumped to US$19 million after a US$8 million top-up investment from fellow Melbourne VC firm Square Peg Capital. The fintech startup helps businesses and banks handle cross-border transactions at scale and have already made a name for themselves…. Read more »

  • Uber is Losing an Absolute INSANE amount of Money!

    For a new company like Uber, it is never unusual to lose money for the first couple of years. It is almost expected in any case as a company seeks market share and traction. However, what is unusual for a company is the amount they are losing. It’s not unusual for a new company to… Read more »

  • HealthEngine pretty much ‘slayed’ 2017

    The HealthEngine Story Perth startup HealthEngine is having a pretty great year, amidst 2017 being quite a drag. Australia’s largest online healthcare marketplace just announced that 2017 is a landmark year for them. HealthEngine raised AU$26.7 million in a series C funding round early this year, joining the ranks as one of the ten biggest… Read more »

  • You can finally stop saying ‘we were promised flying cars’

    This is PSA to all those complaining where the hell is my flying car on Twitter, believing that was our prophecy set by Hollywood movies. Today, Australian aeronautical startup Alauda just revealed the Alauda Mark 1 Airspeeder, Australia’s first flying racing car. https://vimeo.com/246756942 This project was birthed from two years of secret development behind closed… Read more »