Startups

  • Fleet Space Technologies unveils launch partners for first nanosatellite launches ​

    Fast-growing Australian Internet of Things (IoT) startup Fleet Space Technologies has today announced launch plans for the first of two nanosatellites, Centauri I and II, in 2018.  The first of Fleet Space Technologies’ nanosatellites is under contract to launch with Spaceflight aboard an Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) by Antrix/ISRO. Fleet Space Technologies’ second nanosatellite will launch on Spaceflight’s… 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 »

  • OpenLearning raises $8.5M to transform higher education in Australia and Southeast Asia 

    Australian education technology company, OpenLearning, has announced today it has completed an $8.5M series A capital raise, valuing the company at $33.5M, and bringing its total funding to $13.7M since it launched five years ago.  Led by two public listed Malaysian companies, Prestariang Berhad, Malaysia’s leading technology and talent platform innovator, and Paramount Corporation Berhad, a top-tier… Read more »

  • This kiwi startup is making getting an insurance plan hassle free

    Here’s a Kiwi startup that is making getting insurance easy as. Stash is an all-digital insurance platform, enabling people to buy contents insurance that is relevant to their needs and lifestyles, quickly and easily. We all know getting insurance can be quite the hassle, sometimes we don’t have the patience to find the perfect one… Read more »

  • A Non-Techies Guide to Choosing Your Startup CTO

    As a non-technical founder, you’re going to need a Startup CTO in charge of the tech side of your startup. But how on earth do you find them and choose them?! Get some enlightenment on the CTO dilemma right here.

  • 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 »