News & Analysis
RMIT University has partnered with digital credentialing platform Credly to launch an initiative that will provide students with blockchain-enabled digital credentials.
Global ecommerce and shipping company Pitney Bowes has partnered with Sydney parcel delivery startup Sendle to help small to medium businesses with their shipping.
Melbourne-founded employee engagement startup Culture Amp has raised $54 million (US$40 million) in a Series D round led by longtime backer Blackbird Ventures.
The latest Regional Business Insights report has revealed almost half of Australia’s regional businesses (49 per cent) see the potential for growth.
Sydney has been ranked 11th in a list of the top 50 cities globally for female entrepreneurs, with Melbourne also making the list, in 17th place.
New Zealand startup Re-Leased has raised NZ$2.3 million ($2.11 million) in funding to further its growth in the UK and other international markets.
Square and Bank of Queensland (BOQ) have joined forces to deliver small business more flexible payment options.
The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) has launched the UTS Startups program to encourage more students into startups.
Almost $850 million (US$630 million) of venture capital was invested in Australian startups in the 2017-18 financial year, a new record for the local ecosystem.
Property developer Mirvac has opened The Third Space, a coworking hub in its Broadway shopping centre in Sydney.
The ‘International Innovation Partnership’, will see Air New Zealand work with JetBlue Technology Ventures to identify, help develop, and implement emerging tech in the travel sector.
AirTree Ventures has announced its investment in New Zealand human resources startup Joyous, whose platform looks to make it easier for employees to manage regular HR processes and interactions.
Sydney-founded travel startup Seatfrog has raised $8 million in a Series A round led by European venture capital firm Octopus Ventures, with participation from existing backers including HOWZAT Partners.
LaunchVic has announced $13.45m in funding to establish 3 accelerators, while Startup Onramp has received funding to expand across regional Queensland.