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Sydney startup Divvy Parking, which allows individuals and businesses to lease out parking spaces to drivers, has today announced the closing of a $2.5 million Series A round.
The Australian Senate last night passed anti-piracy website blocking legislation, with streaming and torrenting sites like The Pirate Bay its main targets.
The legal industry is famous for its traditions and formality and, as a result, doesn’t exactly have a reputation for innovation. Of course, there a handful of legal professionals working in the background trying to change the way things are done. The last few years have seen new firms arise looking to provide people with greater access to legal services than traditional firms, which bill by the hour at prices unaffordable for the majority.
Tech in Asia, an online news site covering startup and tech news across Asia, has announced that it has raised $4 million in funding.
Showing that companies of all sizes struggle to find business models that everyone agrees with, Taylor Swift has criticised Apple for choosing to offer customers a free three-month trial of its new Apple Music streaming service, which is set to launch on June 30.
One of the best parts about festivals and special events is the incredible food: restaurants set up stalls next to food trucks, who work next to nan and pop stalls making traditional food from different cultures. But the downside is that the lines are always long and most stalls only take cash, leaving you running around trying to find an ATM.
Launching online self storage startups seems to be all the rage this year, with Rocket Internet-backed SpaceWays launching in Australia in February, and Melbourne-based competitor Boxly following soon after. Whether consumers are actually taking to them is a different story – SpaceWays recently shut up shop and headed back to London.
There’s nothing worse than spending time getting ready for a night out only to arrive at a venue and find that it’s full or, worse, that there’s absolutely no atmosphere. Adelaide startup Little Birdy is looking to solve that problem and make sure everybody has a great night out by showing them where there friends are and what’s going on at different venues in real time.
Lead generation platform LeadPages has announced the raising of a $27 million Series B round, led by Drive Capital with participation from Foundry Group and Arthur Ventures.
Startups in the creative industries have been called on to pitch at the third annual Creative3 Pitch, an event connecting creative startups with early stage investors.
It’s not too hard to sell real estate in Australia these days – even parking spaces can fetch up to $120,000. However, with online listings widening the real estate agent’s geographical scope, competition among agents for the best listings across whole cities is fierce, and it can be difficult for vendors to pick the right agent when they all promise the world.
For a while, social media was all about the visual, with users sharing thoughts and snapshots of their lives through photography and the written word. Then, as Vine and Snapchat launched and Instagram incorporated a video feature into its offering, sound started to make a comeback.
Farming may seem simple to us naive city folk, but make no mistake: it’s getting increasingly high-tech as the agricultural industry figures out new, better ways to cope with and manage trying conditions and do business better.