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Stone & Chalk launches Sydney’s second Fintech hub, placing the city in a unique position to be a world leader in Fintech

by 2 days ago.

FinTech is fast becoming a sought after space within Australia, especially at a corporate and government level. That probably has something to do with Australian financial technology companies being some of the best in the world. They are global, are growing rapidly and are serving both the consumer and enterprise markets. It is little wonder that cities like London are beginning to wine and dine our local founders playing in this space with free overseas trips and educational tours in the hopes of wooing them to move offshore and call its city home.

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Mr Tradie is the latest startup looking to help tradies experience the benefits of technology

by 2 days ago.

Most people stopped using the Yellow Pages to find a tradesman a decade ago. Since then, the number of websites looking to help consumers connect with the right plumber or electrician has grown exponentially, but the battle is now on between apps looking to corner the tradie market. Despite the competition, Melbourne startup Mr Tradie believes it has the tools to do it.

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Coindesk and MIT Media Lab offering 50 diversity scholarships to increase diversity in bitcoin community

by 3 days ago.

In an effort to increase diversity within the cryptocurrency and blockchain technology space, digital currency-focused media outlet Coindesk, in collaboration with the MIT Media Lab’s Digital Currency Initiative, is offering 50 diversity scholarships for the Consensus 2015 conference being held in New York City next month. The scholarship is targeted at “people of colour and women between 18 and 25 years of age”.

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Energy-tech startup carbonTrack raises another $2 million as it sets sights towards the Asian market

by 3 days ago.

carbonTrack allows users to track their energy use in their homes and pinpoint their biggest areas of cost and energy consumption. The application also allows its users to turn appliances on and off via their mobile phone no matter where they are in the world, helping them manage their usage in a more productive and effective manner.

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