Startups

Covering latest Australian Startups in industries like Tech, AI, Blockchain, Healthcare, Nutrition and many more. Get in on the Australian Startup ecosystem, with News on Events and Meetups.

  • Fusion Sport raises $3 million to drive global expansion

    Fusion Sport, a global leader in human performance management software, has raised more than $3 million to expand its global sales and marketing capabilities. The funding round was led by Sydney based venture capital firm Equity Venture Partners (EVP) along with Adrian Di Marco, founder of Technology One, an ASX 150 company. The company has… Read more »

  • Green Family Invest heavily in Gamified Marketing Technology platform QuizJam

    The family company of well-known West Australian Ian Green, a former owner and Director of Gull Petroleum, has taken just over a 10% stake in QuizJam, a gamified marketing technology and engagement platform. In the latest round of funding and further proof QuizJam is gaining considerable momentum, the Greens invested $590,000 on a pre-money valuation… Read more »

  • Startup Dunedin Challenger Series Finalists will Celebrate their Progress at the Final Pitch Night

    Startup Dunedin, Deloitte, Gallaway Cook Allan, Grow Dunedin Partnership and Enterprise Dunedin launched the Challenger Series earlier this year to unearth and support Dunedin’s best startups. After vetting 71 “extremely high-quality” applicants, three startups were selected to continue in the pilot of the Challenger Series. This Tuesday, Paper Not Foil, The Pet Bistro and Elixir… Read more »

  • From Making Mushrooms into IKEA Packaging to Lab-grown Meat

    A startup that makes environmentally-friendly packaging for IKEA is planning a big transition into the realms of lab-grown meat and beyond. Ecovative – which made a name for itself by inking deals with brands like IKEA and Dell to swap styrofoam containers for packaging grown from fungi – now wants to use its mushroom-growing capabilities to become the… Read more »

  • Queensland Spacetech Startup raises $19 million to get Satellites into Space

    Leading Queensland Spacetech startup Gilmour Space Technologies has just raised AUD $19 million to ignite its rocket technology to get satellite into Space by 2020. The series B investment round was led by top venture capital firms in Australia including Main Sequence Ventures and Blackbird Ventures which led the previous AUD $5 million series A… Read more »

  • Australian based venture capital firm Airtree invests 2.5 million in an Internet Startup.

    An Australian venture capital firm Airtree, one of the largest venture capital funds in Australia, has just recently announced their 2.5 million seed round investment in a Singaporean based startup Transcelestial Technologies. Airtree has backed some of the most premium startups in the last decade including market leaders such as Canva, Prospa and 90 Seconds. Founded by… Read more »

  • This Startup Is Offering Everyday Kiwis 14,000 Shares In Their Company

    AllGoods, the new Kiwi online marketplace that soft-launched earlier this year, is offering New Zealanders a chance to win shares in their company. It’s an interesting tactic to get New Zealand talking about them by offering ‘shares’ for ‘sharing’. The thousands of dollars worth of stock will be given to everyday Kiwis who refer other… Read more »

  • Momentum builds in Dunedin’s Start-up ecosystem

    The Dunedin City Council’s Economic Development Committee today approved $150,000 to support the development of the local start-up ecosystem during 2018/19. The decision reflects confidence in the work of the Startup Dunedin Trust, local co-working spaces such as Innov8HQ and Petridish, businesses and stakeholders over the last eighteen months. Chris Staynes, Chair of the Dunedin… Read more »