In this episode, we explore the world of social data and analytics and the way in which companies are leveraging this to grow their business.
RMIT launches Blockchain Innovation Hub to investigate blockchain regulation and social implications
RMIT has launched the RMIT Blockchain Innovation Hub, a research centre that will work to understand the social science of blockchain, and develop policies.
Gold Coast startup HiSmile leveraged social media to foster a unique brand identity in the oral hygiene space
HiSmile leveraged Facebook and social influencers to popularise its flagship teeth whitening product, which uses gels and LED lighting to whiten teeth.
Konnective is a mobile app which acts as a “one-stop shop” for employees to communicate and access their existing internal systems.
Targeting university societies, Qnect allows users to browse through events where the ‘attending’ list only reveals those who have paid for a ticket.
Domino’s has announced the launch of an AI assistant that will be plugged into the brand’s site and mobile app to allow customers to order food using voice.
Jugglr is an app helping stay-at-home mothers connect with others in their local area and offer each other their professional services.
Gamurs is an online esports media and networking platform which provides content and connection services for players worldwide.
Canva has announced today the introduction of new productivity tools that will allow users to visualise, embed and host data.
To create stronger relationships with the modern family, that is the digital savvy one, New Zealand startup Kin2Kin has founded a “one-click” app specifically for families. Kin2Kin is a private online photo album that connects generations of families, including kids who are deemed too young for Facebook and also grandparents who may not be technologically savvy.
Brisbane startup Fitmeet wants to help people find workout buddies and create a social media niche for fitness
From platforms helping users find and book yoga classes to smart devices helping users track and analyse every run they go on, there is no shortage of fitness startups out there. Now a Brisbane startup is launching to help fitness lovers find each other and work out together.
The rising popularity of Impact Investing means less barriers to funding for socially conscious startups
Three years ago, Gourley and a number of partners established a socially-conscious business and through that experience, Gourley learnt a lot about creating a profitable venture that also made a social and environmental impact. This was one of the main reasons he created the recently announced $100 million Impact Investment Fund.
What Gamestarter envisions its solution being is the Quirky.com for the mobile gaming industry, solving a huge problem when it comes to validation of game ideas.
If the aim was for people to understand what #get808 was about, the organisers sure did a crappy job
Given the fact that whatever #get808 is, it is using some of the biggest technology companies (unsuccessfully) to get its message out, I decided to do a little bit of digging.
Bindle enters the highly competitive and volatile realm of travel apps. Will they succeed where others have crashed and burned?
Social Travel is by far one of the toughest nuts to crack in the startup space. I don’t envy the tough road ahead the Bindle team has around making the app sticky.