Local artificial intelligence-focused startup Daisee has announced the raising of $8.8 million in a Series A round led by Alium Capital.
Less than a month after announcing a partnership with Credit Union Australia’s health insurance arm, Sydney artificial intelligence company Flamingo AI has announced a paid trial with US-based Fortune 100 insurer Liberty Mutual.
Member-owned banking and financial services provider Credit Union Australia (CUA) has partnered with Sydney-based Flamingo AI to conduct a pilot of a new chatbot across its health insurance arm.
Amazon’s Alexa is coming down under complete with Aussie accent, with the company today opening preorders for its Echo smart speakers in preparation for shipping in early February.
Queensland-based motoring club and mutual organisation RACQ has bought a 30 percent stake in Brisbane artificial intelligence company Blackbook.ai for an undisclosed fee.
Deloitte has acquired software development agency Well Placed Cactus and its team to boost its digital capabilities.
With consumers time-poor, the aim is for Cove to deliver “the most intuitive mobile experience of any insurer in the world”.
Targeting a Chinese audience, the Grei app looks to improve financial literacy through mentorship from experts and leaders and educational content.
Taking a snapshot, or “wealth selfie”, of a user’s finances, PictureWealth delivers robo-advice designed to help users plan their financial future.
RMIT has launched the RMIT Blockchain Innovation Hub, a research centre that will work to understand the social science of blockchain, and develop policies.
ANU has announced a 10 year plan to expand upon its existing engineering and computer science program, as a response to the rising trend of AI.
Over 100 founders of global robotics and AI companies have urged the UN to ban the development and use of autonomous weapons, or so-called ‘killer robots’.
Startupbootcamp has launched ‘Energy Australia’, a Melbourne-based accelerator to support startups working in the energy space.
The NSW Government has announced a new $26 million fund to support research organisations working to develop the first commercialised quantum computer.
A new study from Visa has suggested that Australians are becoming increasingly more comfortable with pairing IoT and AI tech with their transactions.