Camplify, a Newcastle-based peer-to-peer startup that looks to help caravan owners make some extra cash out of the days their caravans would otherwise be parked idly in their driveway, has announced its expansion into the UK.
HelloCars is offering an online car marketplace focused on selling quality used cars that are delivered to a buyer’s door anywhere in Australia.
Gamurs is an online esports media and networking platform which provides content and connection services for players worldwide.
At our recent Data Day event, Ian Gardiner sat down with Trent Bagnall and Andrew Campbell to have a chat about the Slingshot corporate accelerator programs they run for the NRMA, HCF and Simplot.
Amanda Graham spent a number of years looking for a retirement village for her father with her sister-in-law Catherine Graham, experiencing a lot of frustration throughout the process. Because retirement villages and units are not listed on mainstream real estate sites online, the search ended up being extremely manual and tedious.
A lot of chronic diseases require regular monitoring. This often means regular blood tests that are time consuming, uncomfortable, and require a follow up visit with a physical doctor afterwards. Australian startup My Health Test is looking to change that with its direct consumer technology service that allows users to monitor their conditions with at-home health kits.
The consumer sector of the ridesharing market is starting to become quite crowded, but there are a number of opportunities that exist where ridesharing companies can target large corporations instead of end-users directly. Sydney-based startup Liftango is looking to do just that with its corporate ridesharing platform, launched as part of the recent NRMA Jumpstart program.
Epic Catch is a new platform that allows users to share an experience with someone new. It was inspired by founder Meray Azar’s own personal experiences of feeling frustrated that a shift had occurred within her friendship network where she was wanting to take part in certain activities or tasks but her friends did not or could not.
Even in Australia, where our healthcare is among the best in the world, we still waste hours of time sitting in medical centres to fulfil the need employers have for a doctor’s certificate for regular occurrences like the common cold. Australian startup The Medic is a platform that allows patients and doctors to connect in real time via their smart phone or laptop, on demand, for a small fee.
Debruin, cofounded by Clint Bruin is a new technology platform that creates both software and hardware. The company is building a new communications platform for community based organisations like universities, councils and sports clubs that will allow them to communicate directly with their members and have more personal engagement with them.
When it comes to important community and company projects, people want to be involved when a decision that is going to affect them is made. From a commercial perspective, organisations running projects genuinely want these stakeholders involved, but struggle do make this happen in an effective and efficient manner. Social Pinpoint is looking to change that.
The live events sector is a $100 billion market globally, but what most people don’t realise is that 85 percent of these events don’t actually sell out. In fact, according to various surveys by ticketing companies, 40 percent of people say they would have actually gone to a particular event, but their reason for not going was because they never even knew it was on. For the majority of events, a less than desirable marketing strategy is usually responsible for empty seats and extra standing space.
Recent research by the National Roads and Motorists Association (NRMA) found that 85 percent of its Small Business Motoring customers regularly use parcel delivery services and that 88 percent of this group rated delivery startup Sendle’s service more appealing and competitive than other options currently available to Australian businesses.
The National Roads and Motorists’ Association (NRMA) is now accepting applications for its second Jumpstart accelerator programme, following the successful completion of its first programme in March.
While various companies have tried to get drivers to go hands-free with their phones, the stats show that, clearly, none have really stuck. Australian startup Gizmosis hopes that their app Otto will be the one to do it.