Adelaide is pushing ahead in developing its smart city credentials, partnering with Cisco to run a $1 million Internet of Things traffic project.
Data registries and analytics business Illion, formerly Dun & Bradstreet, has acquired Adelaide fintech startup Proviso as it gears up for the arrival of Australia’s open banking regime.
Running Techstars Adelaide, the first program for Techstars in APAC, has been an incredible learning experience and intro to the Aussie startup ecosystem.
My Creative Child puts together boxes with art supplies and education packs, including lesson plans, for kids of various ages.
The South Australian government has launched a $2 million fund to help build a games development hub in Adelaide, which will be operated by Game Plus, which also runs a games hub in Canberra.
Techstars has announced the lineup of startups that will be participating in its defence and security-focused Adelaide accelerator program
Augment space allows users to upload 360 degree photos and easily create interactive, 360 degree virtual tours for as little as $10.
TicToc is able to approve a loan in just 22 minutes through a ‘digital decisioning system’ that can approve a customer’s online application almost in real time, with no need for input or assessment from a human.
Launched with a co-foundry model in Adelaide is Moonshine Lab; it was originally the venture arm of digital advertising agency The Distillery, helping people build their projects outside of the standard agency model
Singapore fintech startup Fundnel has expanded into Australia, setting up a local base in Adelaide to help connect Australian investors to local investment opportunities.
Entrepreneurs in Asia start a company with a global market in mind, whereas in the US, most startups are focused on the domestic market.
IT software company PrimeQ has announced plans to build a new ‘cloud campus’ in South Australia, comprising an Innovation Centre and Technology Support Hub, which it expects will create 72 new jobs in the state over the next three years.
Tom Hajdu has been appointed SA’s first Chief Advisor on Innovation, where he will work to lead local collaboration and attract startup talent to the state.
ASX-listed Xped has announced its acquisition of local machine learning and AI startup Jemsoft for $200,000 in cash and 50 million Xped shares.
Helping to drive the industry forward in Adelaide is Xped, an IoT platform and infrastructure company founded by Athan Lekkas.