Tag: Brisbane

  • Why move your startup to Brisbane?

    It’s not just cheaper rent and a sunnier climate which is drawing more startups north as Commswork head of communications, Liam Fitzpatrick, discovers “We chose it because of the community”. “Queensland is very relaxed and less affected by status”. “There’s more collaboration than in any other ecosystem, including Silicon Valley”. These were a few of… Read more »

  • CUA Conduit Pre-Accelerator Program now open for applications

    Aspiring entrepreneurs looking for support and mentorship to turn their idea into a strong business proposition are invited to apply for a 12-week placement based at River City Labs’ innovation space in Brisbane. Australia’s largest credit union CUA is once again sponsoring the CUA Conduit Pre-Accelerator Program (formerly called the CUA Sponsored Entrepreneur Program) which provides startups… Read more »

  • Brisbane set to become a new player in startup race

    I’m not trying to start a fight here, I promise. Since the dawn of the 1990’s, Australia’s young entrepreneurs and budding startup founders have looked to the country’s economic hub, Sydney, to begin their businesses. It’s no surprise that Sydney ranks highest regarding new startups, with 35% of the country’s startup’s, followed by Melbourne at… Read more »

  • Australian Industrial IoT company secures $4.8M from Blackbird Ventures, Telstra Ventures and Skip Capital

    Brisbane-headquartered company MOVUS, the developer of Industrial IoT (Internet of Things) sensor and machine monitoring solution, FitMachine® ‘the Fitbit® for machines’, has secured $4.8M in Series A funding. The round, led by Blackbird Ventures, included Telstra Ventures and Skip Capital (Atlassian co-founder Scott Farquhar’s private investment fund). The investment will allow MOVUS to scale up to international… Read more »

  • Bank of Queensland collaborating with River City Labs to drive innovation

    Bank of Queensland is collaborating with Brisbane premier startup hub, River City Labs. The two-year corporate partnership is done with a mission to grow and support the fintech and startup communities in Queensland. The collaboration will benefit both parties in various ways. There will be an open door approach to this collaboration, giving River City… Read more »

  • Math Mate is here to help with their new math game app

    A Brisbane University student startup, Math Mate, launched a new math learning app ‘Do Math Good’ to help with high school algebra. This free app is the first app from Math Mate, and they hope to revolutionise the way students learn by using an engaging digital space, The digital space approach is to try and… Read more »

  • You can now spend your cryptocurrency at Brisbane airport

    Brisbane Airport (BNE) is partnering with TravelbyBit to launch the world-first digital currency airport terminal. TravelbyBit is a Brisbane tech startup designing tourist routes and provide selected providers with their very own point-of-sale digital currency payment platform. With that, now you can use your cryptocurrencies for your shopping at individual retailers, such as Botanist, Spoon,… Read more »

  • Tech startup Divvito will revolutionise co-parenting communication

    Co-parenting communication is getting a tech upgrade thanks to tech startup Divvito. “Are you eager to improve communication with your ex?” The Brisbane based startup is launching a messaging app on January 23 that aims to reduce frustrations when it comes to co-parenting communication after separation and divorce. CEO and Co-Founder Wendy Oxenham founded the… Read more »