• SA startups join forces to safeguard wind farm turbines

    Nanosatellite IoT company Myriota and wind farm listening device startup develop unique acoustic surveillance tool The device aims to transform how wind farms are managed and maintained Global leader in nanosatellite Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity, Myriota, has partnered with to deliver wind farm monitoring.  It is necessary for wind farm owners to keep a… Read more »

  • Verrency signs long-term innovation services deal with volt bank

    Australian global payments innovation provider Verrency has signed a significant long-term deal with volt bank, Australia’s first independent 100% digital bank. The multi-year agreement enables volt bank to leverage Verrency’s cloud-based payments innovation platform and services marketplace to enable cost-effective delivery of a multitude of value-added services to its customers. The agreement comes on the… Read more »

  • New digital bank will provide first genuine alternative to Big Banks

    Australians will soon have a genuine alternative to the Big Four banks, with the launch of 86 400. Worked on under stealth for the past two years and announced publicly for the first time today, 86 400 has been investing heavily in proprietary technology to build a more efficient, digital bank. Among its 60-strong team, it boasts UK… Read more »

  • New research finds Aussie men twice as likely to be scared of working with women

    Online mentoring platform, Art of Mentoring, has today released new research that looks at how the #MeToo movement has affected working relationships between men and women. Art of Mentoring surveyed 450 women and 150 men (mostly Australian) across varying work situations and levels of responsibilities. The survey results revealed the activities which caused the biggest… Read more »

  • Search begins for Dunedin’s most promising start-ups

    Dunedin today launches a competition to find the city’s most promising start-up businesses. Entries are open for the Challenger Series, a competition where three new businesses could each win up to $65k of value in services and a place in a four-month coaching series featuring Deloitte, Gallaway Cook Allan, Startup Dunedin and proven local and national entrepreneurs…. Read more »

  • Set sail for Blackbird’s Sunrise Island

    For an inspiring journey into the world of startups, join Australia’s leading venture capital firm Blackbird at Cockatoo Island on September 12, 2018. The world heritage-listed island on Sydney Harbour will be transformed for a day into Sunrise Island, a micronation led by innovative founders, thinkers and creators. As in previous years, Blackbird’s Sunrise conference will… Read more »

  • First of a kind TaxBot to help Aussies File Tax Returns in Five Minutes

    A chatbot powered by artificial intelligence is launching this EOFY to help Australians file their tax return in around five minutes. Acting as a virtual tax accountant — the first of its kind globally — TaxBot engages in a simple conversation with users over Facebook Messenger to help them complete their tax return efficiently and… Read more »

  • BlueChilli and Coca-Cola Amatil announce the Australian and New Zealand ‘Xcelerate’ startups

    In Sydney last night, Coca-Cola Amatil and BlueChilli announced the twelve successful founders who have earned their place, from a group of 40, in the inaugural Xcelerate program. The intensive 6-month program, powered by Australia’s largest tech start-up accelerator, BlueChilli, gives early-stage entrepreneurs the opportunity of a lifetime to quit their day job and have their innovative idea become… Read more »

  • Moneycatcha Pty Ltd expands technology team with data scientist appointment

    Moneycatcha Pty Ltd, one of Australia’s leading regulatory technology and fintech startups, has appointed Kristi Salmi as the company’s first data scientist. Ms Salmi has more than 12 years’ experience in the financial services sector with expertise in credit analytics and credit risk analysis. She joins from Heritage Bank where she spent a decade in… Read more »