Posts Tagged: startups in australia


Crowdsourcing marketplace DesignCrowd expands to Philippines, aims to woo small businesses

DesignCrowd has opened an office in the Philippines and launched the DesignCrowd Philippines site.

  • April 24, 2014
  • at 2:30 pm
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Australia tech news round-up (February 2014)

I’m currently in San Francisco and meeting up with lots of Australian founders over here. I’ve been catching up with them on the latest ...

  • February 26, 2014
  • at 2:42 pm
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Australian tech news round-up (January 2014)

It’s shaping up to be a great year for the Australian startup ecosystem. Hopefully you are recharged and ready for 2014!

  • January 17, 2014
  • at 6:58 pm
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VentureCrowd aims to open equity crowdfunding to early stage Australian startups

Equity crowdfunding websites are taking off in the US, and Australia wants a piece of the action. A movement to give the country’s entrep...

  • December 12, 2013
  • at 10:08 am
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Adelaide accelerator ANZ Innovyz START spreads its wings to Sydney

Remember the Adelaide startup accelerator ANZ Innovyz START that recently graduated 10 startups from its program? Today it announced that th...

  • November 20, 2013
  • at 8:58 am
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Australian tech news round-up (November 2013)

I’ve realized something recently – many of my friends and peers in the startup industry are doing awesome things from winning pitching c...

  • November 18, 2013
  • at 11:57 am
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10 new startups graduate from Adelaide accelerator ANZ Innovyz START

On Monday Adelaide-based startup accelerator ANZ Innovyz START officially graduated its third batch of graduates for the 2013 Winter program...

  • November 6, 2013
  • at 1:00 pm
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MAP 2013 sees more hardware startups and research technologies from Melbourne University

Yesterday evening, the Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP) officially graduates its six startups from its 2013 intake, which include SwatchM...

  • October 10, 2013
  • at 2:30 pm
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With $550,000 in pocket, Zookal aims for a slice of Asia’s $12 billion education sector

Zookal, an Australia-based platform providing digital textbooks, course notes, online tutoring, and internship opportunities, has raised $55...

  • October 2, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Former Apple chief evangelist Guy Kawasaki joins online design platform Canva

Today, the Sydney-based startup announced that Apple’s former chief evangelist Guy Kawasaki has finished his contract with Motorola and Go...

  • April 16, 2014
  • at 8:08 pm
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Australia’s music streaming service Guvera launches in Indonesia

However, in contrast to Guvera’s freemium business model in Australia, Indonesia is a full-on subscription service. Skybee CEO Pontus Sonn...

  • February 4, 2014
  • at 8:30 pm
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Australian tech news round-up (December 2013)

I can’t believe the year is coming to a close already! The year has been an exciting one for Australian tech startups and this will be my ...

  • December 17, 2013
  • at 2:20 pm
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Australia’s CoinJar gets $455,000 to build bitcoin wallet and exchange

CoinJar, a startup that launched a bitcoin wallet with 10,000 registered users in Australia, has secured a A$500,000 ($455,000) seed round l...

  • December 1, 2013
  • at 7:45 pm
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Cloudphone: a phone that looks out for your children and grandparents

Cloudphone helps you to monitor your loved ones' activities via mobile. It's a new project that's on Indiegogo and it's from Australia. Chec...

  • November 19, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Cube, which is like Shazam for color, launches on Kickstarter

Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP) graduate SwatchMate has made a color detector gadget called Cube, a portable device that allows users to...

  • November 14, 2013
  • at 3:15 pm
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Australian tech news round-up (October 21)

Here’s our latest Australia roundup, this time discussing the launch of some new mobile apps and news from major online marketplaces. Ther...

  • October 21, 2013
  • at 2:00 pm
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How to use crowdsourced design to boost your startup’s productivity

DesignCrowd is an online crowdsourcing marketplace for design. You set a reward and post a pitch for different types of design projects: a l...

  • October 3, 2013
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‘Shout’ app lets you pay for coffee and help those in need

Smartphone penetration in Australia is expected to reach 54 percent by end of this year, and more people are also using their mobile devices...

  • September 20, 2013
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