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Unicorn startup raises USD$285 million Series E investment

International wellness marketplace, ClassPass, recently announced the close of a USD$285 million Series E investment, led by L Catterton, Apax Digital and participated by existing...

8 mistakes and learnings of building your own startup team

Managing a startup and building a team are something of a delicate art in the current business world. As leaders of their collectives, entrepreneurs...

How these founders are disrupting the $500 million a year dental industry

Dental professional Dr Mark Wotherspoon and entrepreneur Steve Plakotaris are the co-founders of dental appliance cleaner Dr Mark’s HyGenie, which has raised over $2m in...

Energy infratech, Aurtra, receives $2 million from Sydney Angels and Uniseed

Energy infratech start-up, Aurtra, has received a total of $2 million from Australia’s largest angel investment group, Sydney Angels, venture fund, Uniseed and other...

Fintech startup creates tax solutions for the rideshare community

Rideshare Tax, the first Australian fintech startup that specialises in tax management for the rideshare community, has recently launched its service and has already...

goki co-founder, Jack Bowcott, on their re-brand and US$3m investment with Hostelworld

Today our guest is Jack Bowcott, who is the co-founder of goki, which was up until recently called Tipi – a hostel-focused technology company. goki...

Growing number of $100 million+ startups in Australia despite challenges

Australia has a rapidly growing number of $100 million+ companies within its startup ecosystem. The average Series A startup has almost doubled in size since...

Hospitality startup me&u supported by Justin Hemmes & Tyro in $8m raise

New Australian startup, me&u, which simplifies mobile ordering & payments for cafes, restaurants and bars, has recently announced an AUD$8 million Series B funding...

Brisbane bid management platform scores global contracts

Brisbane-based bid management service Bidhive has joined the global competition for tenders, obtaining contracts with various prominent public goods and services companies all over...

Two startups buddy up in sharing economy to expand company services

Car-sharing service Popcar has announced that it is partnering with Australia’s largest co-living company Hmlet. From last month (November 2019), Popcar vehicles are being...

Aussie plant-based meat startup v2food closes $35M Series A round 

With the release of the ‘Game Changers’ documentary recently on Netflix, there is a lot of topical talk on eating more plant-based meals. It’s...

Meet the winning startups to join EY accelerator program

EY (formally Ernst & Young) recently announced four winning start-ups that have secured their place in the firms accelerator program, targeted towards early stage...

Startup launches new free tool for businesses to measure ROI on SEO

Longtail UX, an Australian SaaS startup and creator of patented technology that boosts websites’ ad performance and website rankings on Google, has today announced...

The Fintech Revolution: How financial technology is dominating the startup market

Technology has transformed the way we do things. Impacting every corner of our lives, it has revolutionised even the most mundane tasks, from shopping...

Reducing staff turnover in start-ups

It may sound like a pipe dream, but it is possible to reduce staff turnover in start-ups. Staff retention has long been a focus...

When David meets Goliath: How startups can land a partnership with a giant tech company

The whole is greater than the sum of its parts. The saying, attributed to Aristotle, can be applied to many life situations. But it’s a...

How Richard Branson inspired this female entrepreneur and dentist to bring a completely new product to market

Female entrepreneur and dentist, Angie Lang, is the founder of Swirlit and she is extremely passionate about health, wellness and shaking up the beverage...

Crowdfunding for creches at work: Why these friends built a female flexible workspace

"Our research has proven that women want - and need - more in order to effectively integrate work and life and take advantage of...

Co-founders of musician-booking platform Muso raise $1.5m in seed funding

Co-founders Jeremiah Siemianow, Brandon Crimmins and Alan Jin launched Muso last year and have already signed up 150 venues and 850 artists across Sydney,...

Tech startup UAM Tec launches underwater ‘GoogleMaps’, looks for partnerships

Melbourne-based emerging tech company, UAM Tec (Underwater Autonomous Mapping Technology) has today announced the ambitious launch of its first product, Sub Mapping. The privately funded...