Technophobes grumble that smartphones and social media have made communication too cold and impersonal. When it comes to divorce, taking all the emotion out is probably a good thing. Melbourne startup DivorceRight, for example, has turned divorce proceedings into a process that can be completed without much hassle online. Now Perth startup Famylia has created an online platform to help separated parents effectively co-parent their children.
It may be a little different for the likes of One Direction, but for decades up and coming bands have booked themselves gigs by networking and hustling like hell. This process has mostly stuck to the streets, with posters sticky-taped to telegraph poles and noticeboards around universities and pubs. But Perth startup Gigger thinks that, like many other things, this can be done better online.
Perth startup TeamAhoy has created a web application that gives managers a “new way” to keep everything up to date with simple project management tools. While more than $4 billion is spent worldwide on these tools, some services are far too complicated for small management teams and take out too much time from the work day to update.
Not-for-profit Perth startup Care Collective has won the 2016 RAC Member’s Choice award with a prize entry into the SeedSpark incubator, an eight week accelerator program supported by Western Australian insurance provider Royal Automobile Club (RAC
INDX.guru wants to be the fourth estate of the stock market industry, bringing much-needed transparency to an industry rife with jargon that’s indecipherable to the average investor, and using technology to empower self-directed investors to manage their own investment portfolio.
The common theme that runs through the dozens of cooking shows that fill up hour after hour of TV scheduling is freshness. No matter the show, no matter the chef, fresh ingredients are key to the perfect dish. It doesn’t get any fresher than using herbs and vegetables grown in your own garden, but the problem for many watching along at home is that they just don’t have the time or space to do it.
Perth based startup Clique Arcade, founded by brother-sister duo Ross and Storm Wyness, entered the fashion-tech space this year. The concept is similar to startups like Young Republic, however when you dig a little deeper, you find that it is much more than an ecommerce play.
In theory, ridesharing is a great idea. It’s cheaper and often more convenient than taxis, but for some there are too many safety risks associated with getting into a car with a complete stranger. That’s where Perth startup Hitch-a-ride comes in.
The University of Western Australia, Innovation Cluster, and Perth startup studio Atomic Sky have launched a new program to help post-graduate students and researchers develop entrepreneurial skills and commercialise their work.
Whether you have just a few friends over for a quiet get together or you host a rager, it’s guaranteed that you would probably do anything to get someone to clean up for you the next morning. Perth startup Hangover Helpers does just that.
But Nuheara, a startup based out of Perth and San Francisco, is set to make this a reality. In partnership with Curtin University in Western Australia, the startup is developing innovative augmented ‘Hearables’ (ear buds) that allow people to control their hearing experience with the help of a smartphone app.
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.
Perth-based technology accelerator, Amcom Upstart, has whittled its list of over 70 applicants down to eight startups that will receive $40,000 in seed funding, working space at Spacecubed, and professional mentorship in a three-month program commencing on the 2nd of June.
Imagine coming across a property advert on a suburban street and having the ability to scan the advert using a smartphone to see floor plans in 3D or virtually walk through the property. This is what Perth-based startup Virtualiis enables.
Thanks to the internet, we are living in an age where there is almost no chore that can’t be outsourced to someone on the internet, no matter how boring – from lawn mowing to kitchen cleaning to doing laundry, someone will be willing to do it for some extra cash. Though Airtasker and Gumtree seem to have the task outsourcing market sewn up, a Perth entrepreneur has launched a new platform called Buzzy.