Startups

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  • 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 »

  • The Future of Australian Car Ownership

    65.8 billion dollars is how much money ASIC recorded Australians spent on car ownership in 2016 alone. With the costs of petrol, insurance, car maintenance and most importantly space for parking rapidly rising, the traditional model of car ownership is evolving. More than ever we hear the term “sharing economy” and undoubtedly the car industry… Read more »

  • What to do when you have no motivation

    I’ll start with an obvious statement. Business is hard. And finding the motivation to do it is even harder. So here’s some advice on what to do when you have no motivation From my experience and observing other startups for several years, I have noticed a few things that I have picked on. I think… Read more »

  • Why blockchain is gaining momentum in business

    This week signalled yet another milestone in Australia made possible by blockchain technology. The Commonwealth Bank and its partners successfully shipped and tracked 17 tonnes of almonds from Australia to Germany in a private blockchain trial. Rail operator Pacific National, agriculture leader Olam Orchards Australia, stevedore Patrick Terminals, shipping carrier OOCL, internet of things provider LX… Read more »

  • Email Start-Up Sendy bags US$ 500K seed round

    Sendy, a blockchain-based email start-up, today announced a successful US$ 500k seed round featuring the likes of leading Australasian digital asset funds Techemy Capital and Apollo Capital. Sendy aims to solve an ever-growing problem for email marketers: getting customers to engage with their email marketing campaigns.  While email marketing has time and again proven to deliver… Read more »

  • Startup Dunedin Announces Challenger Series Finalists

    Deloitte, Gallaway Cook Allan, Grow Dunedin Partnership and Enterprise Dunedin congratulate the finalists of the 2018 Startup Dunedin Challenger Series and are delighted by the calibre of the applicants. Judges have selected three finalists from 71 applications and Startup Dunedin Community Manager, Casey Davies-Bell says both the quality and quantity exceeded expectations. “All of the… Read more »

  • New Australian company launches to spearhead industry for medical travellers

    Meditrav is a clever and innovative new Australian online service that connects medical travellers with accredited health professionals across the world. Following a successful launch of their products across China in Beijing, Shenzhen, and Shanghai, Lindy Andrews, Managing Director of Meditrav, spoke on the company’s growing success.  “There’s a growing international demand for a choice of… Read more »

  • 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 »