Tag: startup

  • 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 »

  • How to Build the Strongest Startup Culture within a Disruptive Ecosystem

    Strong Startup Culture 101 Startup culture has become recognised as a key element of success in a business. Having a good culture is just a start but how do you scale and drive your growth in the long-run? What exactly is a startup culture? In my experience, many millennials – particularly new graduates or other… Read more »

  • National Agtech Startup Competition to be held in Queensland – Apply Now!

    A national Agtech startup competition is being held in Queensland in November to crown the ‘Agripreneur of the Year’, with the winner moving on to compete on a global stage… The Future Agro Challenge Australia (FAC) is holding an agtech startup competition at the end of this year for applicants who are seeking to build and represent Australia in a global… Read more »

  • This Australian Startup helps People with Autism find Employment

    About 1 in 70 people in Australia live with a form of autism. The disability charity A4 estimates that 65% of people with autism are not employed – almost 12 times the rate of people without disability, that’s around 130,000 Australians. To tackle this problem, the Australian startup Xceptional is on a mission to change these… 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 »