The idea for Speqs and its virtual try on solution came from cofounder Bjorn Russell’s experience playing around with the L’Oreal Makeup Genius app.
The Victorian Government has today revealed Stone and Chalk has been chosen to establish and run its flagship fintech hub, while YBF Ventures will also establish a dedicated space for fintech startups in its new Bourke St building.
Less than three years later, we’ve reached that magical bootstrap nirvana of being debt-free and profitable.
Running Techstars Adelaide, the first program for Techstars in APAC, has been an incredible learning experience and intro to the Aussie startup ecosystem.
FluroSat has raised $1.5 million from the CSIRO’s Main Sequence Ventures, AirTree Ventures, and a group of strategic investors in the agricultural space led by Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) to help further develop its technology.
Brisbane City Council has this week launched a six month trial to allow the flying of drones in selected areas of 10 parks across the city, within regulations.
The higher the value of Bitcoin the more energy people will use in order to compete for it during the mining process.
A reshuffle of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s cabinet has seen Employment Minister, Senator Michaelia Cash named Minister for Jobs and Innovation.
TPG is the third internet service provider to be pulled up for misleading customers about its NBN services, with the ACCC announcing the company will compensate almost 8,000 customers.
Sweep works through ‘Geochats’, chat rooms which are fenced in to a specific location, such as a bar or a festival, so that only people at the particular venue or event can take part.
New Zealand is on the hunt for a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to help drive a “forward-looking digital agenda” and prepare and oversee a national digital roadmap for the next decade.
Airwallex has secured a further US$6 million ($8.73 million) in follow-on Series A funding from local VC firm Square Peg Capital.
In reality, traction is not everything. In fact, especially to an investor, your history of growth is equally important and can even make or break a prospective investment deal.
Fintech startup Transferwise has launched the Aussies without Borders initiative to highlight the importance of migration to the Australian economy.