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Startups and digital transformation will be key to COVID-19 recovery

Vu Tran, co-founder at Go1, talks us through why he thinks startups and digital transformation will be key in the economic recovery from COVID-19...

Startup GO1 secures over US$40 Million in funding with remote work explosion

The increase in remote workers due to the COVID-19 pandemic means that more users than ever are on the GO1 platform for remote learning. GO1.com,...

Fintech startup Verteva secures $33M Series A raise amid COVID-19

Financial technology startup and home loan disruptor, Verteva, has secured a AUD$33m Series A capital raise which has been funded entirely by New Zealand’s Bolton Equities. Founded...

Designer face mask business TECMASK sees 8000% growth in January

TECMASK has seen unforeseen and unplanned exponential business and sales growth of their face masks since the outbreak of coronavirus. Originally ridiculed for their...

Beating the problems that startups face

Starting a business can be both challenging and rewarding. I caught the startup bug quite early in my career. From launching an import/export clothing...

Ocean-cleaning startup makes a splash with crowdfunding campaign

The Seabin Project, an Australian ocean-cleaning startup, has raised more than $1,000,000 through crowdfunding since the launch of their new ‘Public, for Purpose’ campaign. The...

Take a dive with Swimply, the “Airbnb of swimming pools”

Since its Australian launch in November 2019, American app Swimply has disrupted the sharing economy by giving Aussie beach lovers a reason to dive into...

15 years ago, I built a startup – Here’s how I’d do it differently

A decade and a half ago when I built my first company, the word “startup” was practically unheard of in Australia. When we talked...

Proptech startup sets out to revolutionise real estate agency Ray White

Last week, Sydney-based proptech company NurtureCloud announced its partnership with leading Australian real estate agency Ray White, bagging no less than $3 million.  Broadly defined as...

From ‘unhappy’ barista to coffee waste entrepreneur

Coffee waste recycling startup, Reground, launched their sustainability initiative with no other than well-known coffee manufacturer Lavazza, at The Australian Open 2020. From Lavazza’s cafes...

When kids outnumber the staff, you need a work life balance strategy

Longtail UX is an Australian SaaS startup with a bit of difference; it’s family driven values have determined a great work life balance for...

Removal startup Muval doubles revenue in 7 months

Business partners Mahdi Chardi and James Morrell brought removal startup Muval to the market two years ago. Introduced by a mutual friend, they found that...

Logging into the courtroom: New legal tech startup takes disputes online

The aim of Laura Keily’s legal tech startup, Immediation, is to make the legal industry easier to use, more cost-effective and more accessible –...

Sydney med-tech startup secures $3 million international investment

Sydney-based med-tech startup, loop+, has recently landed on a $3M venture capital investment led by icare Foundation, Silicon Valley-based Yamaha Motor Ventures, Giant Leap...

Australian startups form Envirotech Alliance in wake of climate crisis

A community of Australian startups have partnered up to establish the Envirotech Alliance, an initiative focused on creating scalable solutions to help protect the...

Melbourne beverage startup creates juicy hangover cures

Business is looking great for Bae Juice, the Australian-Korean beverage startup that provides antidotes to hangovers after our boozy night-outs. Although with its aesthetically pleasing...

Uber-esque Aussie payment startup lands partnership with Apple Pay

Australian dining rewards app, Liven, has announced its partnership with Apple Pay through an in-store invisible payment integration, offering an Uber-like experience in the dining...

Construction tech business raises $8.5 million for global expansion

Melbourne construction tech business, Buildxact, has recently raised $8.5 million in order to provide residential home builders solutions to the many business challenges they...

Young Brisbane-based startup goes global

Brisbane-based tech start-up, Entegy, is off to a great start in the new decade, as the company’s service has recently expanded into Brazil, Spain,...

How BananaLab became the second biggest experience offering in 6 months

For any startup, growth is pivotal for business success and becoming a market leader contender is a big goal to strive towards. For Eric...