Webjet and Microsoft have today announced the creation of a new blockchain proof-of-concept [PoC] solution that is set to transform the travel industry. The solution has the potential to change the way online payments are processed and managed for hotel bookings.
Fintech startup Sail Funding is bringing airport-grade ID security to SMBs seeking small business loans. The startup has already raised $8 million in funding and is one of eight Australian startups participating in the Tel Aviv Landing Pad program.
Queanbeyan startup myBUZZ is an admin portal where businesses can automatically or manually communicate directly to customers, replacing the age old buzzer and pager. A business can send confirmation messages to customers on their order and the expected wait time.
Australia’s free digital television service, Freeview has today launched a new app called Freeview FV that will deliver free-to-air [FTA] content on the one platform. The app will deliver streaming from 16 channels, along with playing catch-up content for users to watch for free from when and where they want.
Crowdsourced delivery startup Go People has announced a raise of over $2 million in the last three months. The startup formerly known as People Post has rebranded and revamped its technology platform to offer yet another service in the competitive logistics space.
Jane Lu was part of a stunt, created by a joint partnership between Samsung and Questacon to close the growing STEM gap in Australia.
EY Sweeney and FinTech Australia have today revealed the results of its 2016 Census report on the Australian fintech landscape. The report is the most detailed and comprehensive analysis of Australia’s fintech ecosystem to date and reveals important recommendations to be considered by startups, community and government on how to take advantage of Australia’s unique global position to further grow the sector.
The Difference Incubator reveals social enterprises pitching to win trip to Social Enterprise World Forum 2017
The Difference Incubator [TDI] has selected four out of 36 social enterprise startups to compete in its Dragons’ Den competition for the chance to win a trip to the Social Enterprise World Forum 2017 in New Zealand. Along with the trip, the successful startup will also receive $15,000 in cash and a spot in the incubators Investment Readiness Program.
Melbourne startup Openpay has dipped into other verticals and expanded the payment solution into the automotive, homeware and healthcare sectors.
A way to invoke creativity is getting out of the office once in awhile and meeting with other like-minded people. Inspiration comes from others and what people have done before you, and it’s festivals like Pause that truly drive and facilitate that all important collaboration.
Following an $8 million partnership with La Trobe University, Optus has today announced an $8 million investment into a new Advanced Security Operations Centre [ASOC]. This new centre is part of Optus’ plan to dominate the cybersecurity sector, which is now the largest area of investment for the telecommunications giant.
It’s no surprise that Atlassian cofounders, Mike Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar have once again dominated the BRW Young Rich List. The two tech heavyweights have accumulated wealth of over eight and a half times than that of the runners up.
While we know Showpo for its millennial fashion and social media presence, Lu has been working behind the scenes on something that is sure to turn heads.
US startup Hired has today launched its platform for tech job seekers in Australia. Starting with a focus on in-demand tech roles, Hired is giving the power back to candidates, allowing them to be in control of the job hunting process.