News & Analysis
ASX-listed creative marketplace Redbubble is set to acquire US-based competitor TeePublic for $57.7 million to further expand its global footprint.
Bridge Hub, an agrifood tech innovation hub launched in Wagga Wagga by Blue River Group, has received a $500,000 grant from the government’s Incubator Support Initiative.
Seven Australian companies have made this year’s Fintech100 list, with buy now, pay later service Afterpay the highest ranked at 26.
Leanne Kemp, founder of blockchain startup Everledger, has been appointed the new Queensland Chief Entrepreneur, taking over in the role from Steve Baxter.
Sydney startup ShoreTrade has raised $2 million in a seed funding round led by Investible to launch a trading platform for the seafood industry.
Launched in 2014 to help consumers to find, rate and review financial advisers, Adviser Ratings has expanded to include a register of robo-advisers.
The number of early-stage startups in Australia has fallen over the last year, with the 2018 Startup Muster report finding the number of active startups fell 12.5 percent from 2017 to 2018.
Chargefox, a startup building a network of ultra-rapid charging stations across Australia for electric vehicles, has raised $15 million to start construction.
The Airbnb property management market is seeing some consolidation, with Sydney-based Hometime acquiring fellow Sydney player Hey Tom.
RapidAIM, a company spun out of the CSIRO, has raised $1.25 million from Main Sequence Ventures to fund trials of its real-time fruit fly monitoring system.
Marketing automation startup Autopilot has launched Annotate and Collaborate, a tool enabling marketing teams to collaborate in real-time.
Sydney-based investment management firm Quintet Partners has acquired a “significant” stake in specialist technology recruitment company Talent International.
Slyp, which allows merchants to send a customer’s receipt directly to their banking app, has raised $2 million in a seed funding round led by NAB Ventures.
Australia is to soon become home to another blockchain hub, with the NEM.io Foundation to open a new space in Melbourne.
Get, the Sydney-based university payments startup formerly known as Qnect, has raised $3.4 million in a funding round led by Vertex Ventures and Click Ventures.