Biteable, a Hobart-based startup that has developed an online tool allowing users to create professional promo videos in minutes, has raised $1.1 million in seed funding from Australian investors including Tank Stream Ventures and BridgeLane Capital.
The tech world has been looking at how to get kids interested in coding a for a few years now, with tech stars like Mark Zuckerberg banding with celebrities such as Will.i.am and Chris Bosh to make coding an attractive idea.
However, Australian schools are still struggling to fill computing-related courses.
Businesses can spend weeks creating animated videos for their homepage – or months if they don’t have an in-house designer. Hobart-based startup Biteable is not only slicing down that time to less than 10 minutes, but also making the process as simple as it is to create graphics on Canva and as cheap as creating professional videos can get.
Today we look at 50 influential people across the Australian startup space that you should know by name.
Launching before Startup America and Startup UK launched their country initiatives, Tassie lead the way and are building quite the entrepreneurial culture for startups. Dr Polly McGee one of the founding members will also be writing for Shoe String and bringing us the best the Tasmanian startup scene has to offer!