The National Roads and Motorists’ Association (NRMA) is now accepting applications for its second Jumpstart accelerator programme, following the successful completion of its first programme in March.
StartupAUS, an Australian non-for-profit body representing the interests of and advocating for the startup community, has made the Allens Accelerate A-Suite available through its website. The suite is comprised of 14 open-sourced legal documents packed into four bundles: Corporate, Employment, IP & NDA, and Privacy & Website.
Ernst & Young has become the first company to trial a new corporate solution from taxi booking and payments startup goCatch that will allow organisations to easily charge staff travel back to a single business account.
OpenAgent, the real estate agent comparison startup, has announced that it has raised a $6 million funding round from Hollard Investments. Richard Enthoven, founder and managing director of the Hollard Australia Group, will be joining OpenAgent’s board.
New Zealand cloud accounting software startup Xero has today announced a strategic partnership with Dropbox aimed at securing a significant share of the small business market.
Aainaa Rahman has been appointed the new managing director of Adelaide coworking space Majoran Distillery. Rahman is taking over from Michael Reid, co-founder of the space.
Melbourne-based startup Beanhunter, which allows users to review cafés and cups of coffee around the world, has announced the closing of a $500,000 funding round.
The Slingshot Venture Fund has been awarded unconditional Early–Stage Venture Capital Limited Partnership (ESVCLP) status by the Federal Government, which will see it exempt from the standard income and capital gains taxes for investors.
There’s no shortage of coworking spaces in pretty locations around the world. However, a group of entrepreneurs have come up with a location that offers perhaps the best view – and promise of work-life balance – of all: the open sea. They’re launching Coboat, a coworking space on a catamaran that is set to circumnavigate the world.