Instaclustr
News & Analysis

Canberra-founded Instaclustr raises $20.8 million led by New York City firm Level Equity

- August 17, 2018 2 MIN READ

Canberra-founded, Palo Alto-based startup Instaclustr has raised $20.8 million in a funding round led by New York City private equity firm Level Equity. Launched by Ben Bromhead, Adam Zegelin, Peter Lilley, and Doug Stuart in 2013, Instaclustr is an ‘open source as a service’ platform, delivering fully hosted and managed big data technology solutions in… Read more »

Full Profile
Profiles

Sydney agritech startup Full Profile uses blockchain tech to help farmers get paid in real time

- September 30, 2016 3 MIN READ

Sydney startup Full Profile is one of Australia’s only companies that is creating solutions for the cross sections of fintech and agritech. Using blockchain technology and smart contracts, Full Profile has developed a platform called AgriDigital that helps farmers get paid in real-time to solve the industry problem of counterparty risk for buyers and banks.

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Embark.org allows individuals to host and book personalised adventure travel tours

- May 13, 2015 2 MIN READ

Group holiday tours can be exhausting: weeks spent in a bus with the same people, hurtling from destination to destination, stopping only to take a handful of pictures in front of famous landmarks and buy a few expensive souvenirs. Travellers these days are getting bored of having the same old experiences in tourist traps as everyone else, providing entrepreneurs with the perfect opportunity to jump in with new services to help facilitate unique experiences.