After six years at the helm, Steve Baxter is set to move on from Brisbane coworking hub River City Labs, announcing he is looking for a new owner.
Brisbane startup Math Mate is working to help all kids engage with and enjoy learning maths through the development of gamification app Do Math Good.
Cohort Go enables students to pay in their own local currency, and offers them rates usually only available to large corporates.
Peer-to-peer car sharing network Car Next Door has closed a $5 million Series B round, with the round comprising investment from existing backers Caltex and Investible and a portion raised through equity crowdfunding platform Equitise.
Australia Post Regional Pitchfest has revealed the lineup of entrepreneurs from Australia that will have the chance to pitch their ideas on stage.
The University of Queensland has this week opened its Idea Hub, a coworking space designed to help entrepreneurial students grow their early-stage ideas.
Looking to help travellers capture more than just generic selfies in front of tourist traps is Queensland startup Travelshoot.
Brisbane-based edutech startup GO1 has raised $4 million in funding from a mix of new and existing investors to accelerate its global expansion.
Brisbane healthtech startup DoseMe has received $2.6 million in a Series A funding round led by a series of investors including Shark Tank’s Steve Baxter. The investment will help DoseMe commercialise into the Australian market and also expand into the US.
Coworking hub River City Labs has announced that former general manager Peta Ellis will return to the organisation as CEO next month.
River City Labs and the Bank of Queensland (BOQ) are set to host the inaugural BOQ Hackathon in the hopes of finding new solutions for its banking customers.
Last night was the premiere episode of new Channel Ten program, Shark Tank. Originally an American show that started in 2009 and has now been running over there for six seasons and over one hundred episodes, Australia and Portugal are the only two countries in that time to ever launch a local version of the show, both premiering this year.
A few startups that have made inroads in other countries are starting to shift some of their focus back home again. One such company is the Australian mobile marketing startup OtherLevels, which just has announced plans to open a new global development centre in Brisbane.
Brisbane based startup DoseMe is making headway into the multibillion dollar medical market with their new PharmaTech solution.
Founders Dr Robert McLeay and Dr Bruce Green have their sights set on tackling the USA and European markets with their recent $500,000 capital raise from Australian investors, led by Brisbane based Steve Baxter.