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.

  • 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 »

  • 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 »