Sydney rental management startup MadeComfy has raised $6 million in a funding round led by Investec, with participation from existing investors.
Bicycle Queensland has partnered with peer-to-peer equipment rental platform Quipmo to help members lend out their bikes.
For Mackay’s Tracie Crombie, however, her family’s time on Family Feud meant a chance to win some cash to help fund her tech startup, Vira.
Snug looks to shift the state of play in the rental space more in favour of renters, with its BondCover product taking aim at the rental bond system.
Sydney startup Hometime, a property management service for the likes of Airbnb and other players in the short-term rental space, has raised $1.5 million in a seed round led by Asia Principal Capital (APC).
Perth startup Hiresquare is the new kid on the block in the hire and rental industry, launching their platform only a month ago, cofounders Jeroen van Zon and Rick Vugts look to cover the whole marketplace. They want to make it easy for consumers to hire anything they want by providing a platform where businesses can rent anything they want.
Open Shed is part of the global collaborative consumption movement allowing Australians to rent, use and return all kinds of handy goods – whether they’re household tools, camping gear, electronics or anything in between. The peer-to-peer rental site recently partnered with OzHarvest and launched a donate-to-charity feature enabling people to donate a percentage or all of their rental fee to charity.