Posts Tagged: Sydney


This adventure booking site wants to address the English language gap in Indonesia

Gogonesia is an online booking system that lets users book adventures and day trip tours in Indonesia. Melieyana Tjioe, the site’s 28-yea...

  • September 8, 2014
  • at 4:30 pm
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Choosing IPO over private funding, 8common is looking to raise $3.3m

Choosing IPO over private funding, 8common is looking to raise $3.3m

To Nic Lim, it is far more efficient than raising funds from venture capitalists.

  • July 3, 2014
  • at 2:07 pm
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Notivo keeps track of future events, notifies you when they arrive

Notivo keeps track of future events, notifies you when they arrive

What it does is to help you to track any future event that you log into the mobile app, and you will receive a notification when they happen...

  • May 12, 2014
  • at 1:00 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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Australia startup news roundup

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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oDesk bridges talent gap in Australia with oDesk Upstarts

Online freelancer marketplace oDesk today launches oDesk Upstarts in Australia, a startup accelerator partnership program that helps startup...

  • September 19, 2013
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In Sydney, winner of Rackspace startup competition gets interviewed by Robert Scoble

The Rackspace Small Team Big Impact startup competition was first organized in Australia and New Zealand last week to continue their journey...

  • August 10, 2013
  • at 5:38 pm
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Rocket Internet’s Australian Fashion E-Store Pockets $26 Million in Funding

We often see Rocket Internet, the German startup dynamo, in action in Southeast Asia, but it’s worth remembering that it has ventures ...

  • July 11, 2013
  • at 10:45 am
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Sydney Seed Fund

All New Sydney Seed Fund to Invest $2 Million in Australia’s Best Startups

There’s been a lot of startup action in Australia of late, with announcing it raised $1 million yesterday and startup events such a...

  • May 29, 2013
  • at 9:30 pm
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Want to party on a boat? This Airbnb for boats and yachts is your best bet

Renters can choose from options such as a luxury motor yacht in Sydney to a submarine in Bali.

  • September 5, 2014
  • at 2:40 pm
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10 taxi apps for Asia - 2014 list

10 taxi apps you can use across Asia

Standing on the curb with your arm flapping in the air is so last century. The best way to grab a cab now is to reach into your pocket and l...

  • May 21, 2014
  • at 10:10 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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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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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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Canva makes designing collaterals fast and simple

If you’re in a startup, chances are you’ll probably be juggling the roles of a wordsmith, salesperson, marketing guru, and at times, a p...

  • August 26, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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Sydney’s Incubate Program Cherry-Picks 8 Startups For Winter Intake

Today, the Australia-based student union backed startup program has revealed the eight startups for its winter 2013 intake, and is currently...

  • July 30, 2013
  • at 10:30 am
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Oneflare Founder on Building a Marketplace, Raising Money, and Being a First-Time CEO

I caught up with Marcus Lim, founder and CEO of Oneflare, after the startup’s recent capital raise of A$500,000 ($461,000). Oneflare is a ...

  • June 24, 2013
  • at 5:00 pm
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Sydstart Founder: Australia’s Startup Ecosystem Can’t Be the Biggest But Can Be the Best Connected

I had the opportunity recently to catch up with Pete Cooper, the founder of Australian startup conference Sydstart, to find out more about t...

  • May 27, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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