Oovvuu reads hundreds of thousands of articles daily from global publishers and matches them with relevant video content from broadcasters in a bid to tell the news in “a more informative, immersive, and engaging way”.
Readers are accustomed to getting content for free, and know how to easily get around a paywall. Looking to be the solution to this problem is Sydney startup Tapview, a graduate of the latest H2 Ventures fintech accelerator program.
FairFax Media’s Domain has acquired a 50 percent stake in Residential Connections, a company owned by utility comparison platform Compare and Connect. The acquisition provides a new opportunity for online property service Domain, which is no longer just a real estate listings business.
In 2015, it appears Kindy are preparing to kick things up a notch, announcing the acquisition of Melbourne based startup Social Hands, a competitor of theirs in the Victorian market.
Former Fairfax Digital manager Jack Matthews has joined Rewardle to further exploit today’s technology in the hopes of bringing Australian businesses even closer to market communities. He takes on the Chairman role alongside his own investment into the startup.
I have, [like I am sure pretty much every small publisher with an online news site and blog has] been watching the past 24 hours VERY closely when it comes to Fairfax. As much as it sucks that thousands of people will lose their jobs from Fairfax [and we have heard the same will be happening at News Ltd] – I must confess that I did somewhat get excited by the hype and like a vulture began circling their business looking at the weak spots – where do the opportunities lie for me in the situation?