About Gina Baldassarre
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Blending the idea of taste-making with everybody’s love of a good happy hour and other cheap eats is Chug, a Melbourne-based website showcasing all the best happy hours and meal deals at venues around the city.
Snug looks to shift the state of play in the rental space more in favour of renters, with its BondCover product taking aim at the rental bond system.
Raising US$15 million earlier this year, MealPal was founded to provide a cheaper way for time-conscious office workers to buy lunch every day.
“I wanted the Temando story to inspire future entrepreneurs, and help build a community of Australian business leaders that thrives on celebrating and supporting each other through their various innovations.”
“I promised myself I’d never do something half arsed…the decision was already made in my mind that if I was going to do something, I’d do it full time.”
Aiming to play a part in building “more technology businesses that should be built, not just the ones that can be built” is Dapper Ventures, an initiative of Perth development agency Dapper Apps.
Providing consumers with an alternative to cookie cutter furniture is Melbourne’s Sawdust Bureau, described by founder Bryan Cush as a low-volume furniture studio that looks to “blur the boundaries between contemporary art, sculpture and architectural design”.
“To have some external validation of your capabilities and the ideas you have and those ideas coming to fruition as a real product that you’ve spent a lot of blood, sweat, and tears on for years was nice.”
After a troubled search, Uber has decided on its next CEO, with the board set to offer the job to Expedia boss Dara Khosrowshahi, according to a report from The New York Times.
ooking to make the journey easier for patients of prostate cancer is Prostmate, a platform developed by Australian Prostate Cancer Research (APCR) and collaborators including Cancer Council Australia, St George Hospital, and Edith Cowan University.
“It was so obvious the team was so much more excited about tackling this new problem that’s now Tayble than keep beating down the path of Deal Tap.”
RMIT University has signed an agreement with MGC Pharmaceuticals that will see them collaborate on medical cannabis research initiatives in Australia.
Founded in 2010, Head Over Heels is a NFP focused on providing female entrepreneurs with a platform to “achieve outstanding results in growing their businesses”.
Long having recognised the need to embrace new technologies in order to better go about its work and ensure patients are well cared for is Inala Primary Care (IPC), a general practice in the Brisbane suburb of Inala.
The report, Mapping Victoria’s Ecosystem, is a result of a survey produced by LaunchVic in collaboration with Startup Victoria and dandolopartners, which polled over 1600 companies across the state.