Startups

  • Back to basics socialising with BSociable

    In today’s modern world, social media dominates our lives, and real, meaningful relationships are becoming lost in the digital world. But change is coming, and the entrepreneurs behind the Bsociable app are at the forefront of that change. Developed by ethically-minded entrepreneurs, the Bsociable mobile app is being embraced by the younger generations as an… Read more »

  • This kiwi startup wants to help you get your first home

    HomeScore is here to help you get the house you’ve been wanting. This kiwi startup has created an online tool that will aid with this daunting and increasingly difficult process of buying your first home. They understand the tension between the importance of securing that first home and the housing affordability crisis, hence created a… Read more »

  • Australia’s first Mindfulness Curriculum launches in schools today

    As students across the nation return for Term Two, schools will be now able to access Australia’s first dedicated mindfulness curriculum thanks to a collaboration between leading educators, psychologists and mindfulness experts. Led by the team behind Australian wellbeing and mindfulness meditation app Smiling Mind, the Mindfulness Curriculum has been designed to provide a framework and… Read more »

  • QuickSafety raises $400,000 in seed funding to save Australian lives.

    QuickSafety will soon launch its electrical safety compliance software after completing BlueChilli’s accelerator program and raising over $400,000 in pre-seed funding, and will address a life-threatening gap that exists in most electrical projects. While electrical safety testing and compliance assessments are legally required, there is no validation of the accuracy of those tests. In its… Read more »

  • Snooper raises $1 million AUD to accelerate crowdsourcing among brands and retailers

    Snooper, the crowdsourcing platform disrupting how brands and retailers collect data, announced today a AUD 1 million investment led by Microequities Venture Capital Fund to further accelerate growth in Australia. Using the Snooper platform brands and retailers can now instantly connect with their shoppers around the country by uploading paid ‘missions’ to collect in-store data…. Read more »

  • SafetyCulture revolutionises incident reporting with Spotlight

    Building on its mission to put mobile-first safety and quality applications into workers’ hands, Australian tech company SafetyCulture has unveiled a mobile incident reporting app – Spotlight. The app aims to radically improve the culture of reporting by empowering frontline teams to easily report issues in real-time from a mobile device. Incidents, near-misses and hazards… Read more »

  • SHOUTback- The new darling of Adelaide’s thriving startup scene

    Known for its lush, world-class wine-producing valleys, long pristine beaches and an eclectic Fringe Festival, Adelaide isn’t the first place many of us think of when talking of startup communities, and that’s exactly where you might be going wrong. In the last decade or so, Adelaide has seen a tremendous rise in startup activity, with… Read more »

  • New Zealand a startup ‘Utopia’, but VC’s call for more funding

    Ahhhh New Zealand- known the world over for its unstoppable national rugby team, stunning mountain ranges, beautiful lakes and vistas AND its vibrant startup ecosystem. You heard right. New Zealand’s startup community has, for the better part of two decades, consistently punched well above its weight for a country of its size. Birthing 8 unicorns in… Read more »

  • Greenbase is the kiwi startup that will elevate NZ to the ‘open banking’ movement

    This Kiwi startup is here to make payments even cheaper and faster than the internet and mobile banking that your banks offer. Greenbase is creating an infrastructure to support the ‘open banking’ trend. The infrastructure is a secure API connection to your customer’s bank accounts where you can quickly create account-to-account payments that confirm instantly… Read more »