Zana

‘Virtual incubator’ Zana wants to democratise entrepreneurship by providing global entrepreneurs access to Silicon Valley’s best

by 9 days ago.

Silicon Valley-based entrepreneur and venture capitalist Shea Tate-Di Donna agrees now is the perfect time to be an entrepreneur, however feels resources for entrepreneurs are not equally accessible to people of all backgrounds. Her latest venture Zana aims to ‘democratise entrepreneurship’ in developed and emerging economies, so that people – regardless of their age, gender, race or sexuality – have the best chance of building successful businesses.

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Justin Falk

Sunshine Coast recruitment startup TalentVine uses psychometric testing to ensure candidates are right for the job

by 9 days ago.

If the number of Australian startups targeting the industry is any indication, the recruitment process is broken. From OneShift to Workible to The Search Party, it seems dozens of startups have emerged over the last few years looking to change the way people look for jobs and how employers make new hires, with a particular emphasis being placed on ensuring there is a culture fit.

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Ninox Robotics is using drone technology to track feral animals

by 9 days ago.

The invasive pet industry is a billion-dollar problem in Australia, especially in vast remote areas where foxes, feral cats and wild boars roam free destroying the ecosystem killing off flora and fauna native to the Australian landscape. However tracking these pests and hunting them down may have just become a lot easier with the official launch of startup Ninox Robtics and its new military grade drones.

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PiggyBankGirls

PiggyBankGirls is a crowdfunding platform looking to facilitate fair trade porn

by 10 days ago.

The idea of paying for porn went out of fashion around the same time as the idea of paying for music and movies. There’s still money in the industry, which was worth around $90 billion in 2013, but with young always better and fresh blood constantly coming through, performers have had to work harder to stay in the industry.

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Marketplacer

Marketplacer launches platform for people to create their own marketplaces and raises $10 million in funding

by 10 days ago.

Melbourne e-commerce startup The Exchange Group, which operates four global marketplaces including Bike Exchange and House of Home, has today relaunched as Marketplacer after raising $10 million in funding from investors including David Paradice and Gerry Ryan, managing director of Jayco.

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