News & Analysis
The Gold Coast Innovation Hub in Robina is set to open a Student Startup Landing Pad, providing space and resources for entrepreneurs to continue working on their startups after taking part in a school or university program. To launch in February, the landing pad is the result of a collaboration between the Gold Coast Innovation […]
Sydney artificial intelligence startup Unleash Live has raised $4.75 million in funding from investors including Amaysim cofounders Peter O’Connell and Rolf Hansen.
Secure data exchange startup Data Republic has raised $22 million in a Series B round led by Singtel Innov8, with participation from investors including Singapore Airlines.
Melbourne online design marketplace 99designs will reach US$250 million ($340 million) in earnings paid out to designers at the end of the month, with US$50 million ($69 million) paid out in the last year alone.
Australia’s alternative finance market grew 88 percent in 2017 to US$1.15 billion ($1.56 billion) to keep its place as the second largest market in Asia-Pacific behind China, a report has found.
David Koch is searching for six bricks and mortar retailers to transform into global ecommerce powerhouses through Bricks and Clicks, an education program designed to close the digital knowledge gap.
Premier Daniel Andrews announced that Martin Pakula has been named the lead Minister in the government for jobs, with responsibility for Jobs, Innovation and Trade, while Adem Somyurek is returning to the Small Business portfolio after a few years away.
Sydney workforce management startup Deputy has raised $111 million in a Series B funding round led by Silicon Valley firm IVP, which has backed the likes of Dropbox, Slack, and Twitter.
Insurance startup Huddle has raised $19.25 million in a Series A round led by AirTree Ventures, with participation from existing backer Holland Insurance, Alium Capital, and SevenWest Media.
AWS today announced the launch of AWS Ground Station, a service allowing customers to tap into a network of ground station antennas around the world.
Australia needs around 18,000 more cyber security professionals by 2026 if the sector is to be globally competitive, a new report has found.
Queensland company RedEye has raised $10.4 million in a Series B round led by American fund Energy Innovation Capital.
TransferWise for Business allows businesses to create a centralised account from which they can send and receive funds in 45 currencies.
One of the latest businesses to raise via crowdfunding is Australian esports club ORDER, which this month raised over $360,000 through Birchal.
“It’s not the intent of people to not be inclusive in design, but when you have a team that is all the same, you get bad results.”