News & Analysis
The Australian Computer Society is doubling its efforts with startups, launching an accelerator program and “collaborative workspaces” for members.
For shadow minister for the digital economy, Ed Husic the biggest moonshot for Australia “is to actually have moonshots”.
Telstra has acquired Australian company MTData for an undisclosed fee, as it aims to grow out a “key pillar” of its connected vehicle offering.
The Victorian Government and Optus have partnered on a $16 million program to build 25 new mobile towers across regional Victoria
Fintech app Finch has raised $2.25 million in seed funding to grow out its team, further its product development, and accelerate customer acquisition.
Alan Jones, advisor at BlueChilli and prolific angel investor, has joined KPMG Australia’s High Growth Ventures practice, taking up the role of Entrepreneur in Residence.
Commonwealth Bank, Westpac, and National Australia Bank are launching a payments app to enable instant payments for consumers and businesses.
CSIRO’s $200 million Innovation Fund, managed by Main Sequence Ventures, has made investments into companies Q-Ctrl, Intersective, Morse Micro, and Maxwell MRI.
Qantas has partnered with Uber to allow passengers to book rides to and from Australian airports and tally Frequent Flyer points along the way.
Westpac is set to launch PayWear, its own wearable offering allowing customers to make tap and go payments on contactless-enabled terminals.
38 percent of retailers remain exclusively bricks and mortar, according to a report from the Australian Retailers Association (ARA).
Industry association Fintech Australia is today launching Insurtech Australia as a standalone division focused on representing insurtech startups and others working within the space.
Of the 100 names on this year’s Young Rich List, published by the AFR, exactly half of them made their wealth in the finance and tech sectors.
The South Australian Government has opened applications from global accelerator and incubator programs to manage local programs as part of the state government’s recently-announced $4 million Space Innovation Fund.
There is significant scope for ‘constructiontech’ companies to add value to the sector locally by working with established players, a report has found.