Co-founder of Australian VC firm CapitalPitch, Jeremy Liddle, has left his company to launch Singularity University’s (SU) flagship Global Startup Program (GSP) in the Asia Pacific region (APAC).
Research into Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a growth driver for Australian businesses reveals that just over half of Australian organisations (54%) have started to adopt Artificial Intelligence (AI) as part of their business strategy, despite 80% of Australian business leaders believing AI is important to remain competitive.
Australian farmers will be able to access some of the latest knowledge on cotton nutrition in the next season, thanks to a new licensing agreement between CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency, and FluroSat, Australia’s leading crop health analytics startup.
Goodments, an investment app that matches people to shares and funds based on environmental, social and ethical values has launched a retail crowdfunding raise on the Equitise platform. The goal is to raise up to $500,000 with shares available from $200.
Two Australian entrepreneurs Rod Harys and Aaron Warburton are creating fans experiences to bring Aussie sports fans closer to their stars in the United States with their tech platform FAN+. The platform which recently launched a partnership with the Dallas Mavericks has continued its push into the US Market, in search of the best and most unique sport and entertainment experiences.
REA Group has partnered with global shared workspace company, WeWork, to bring collaborative workspaces to Australians. The relationship will see WeWork’s Australian listings advertised across leading REA Group owned and operated commercial property sites, Spacely and realcommercial.com.au.
Skalata Ventures is seeking applications from early-stage businesses with proven traction to join its seed investment program. The six-month program, customised for each company, will offer operational support and up to $250,000 in funding to early-stage businesses to become significant and sustainable.
Starts at 60, Australian media website and e-commerce platform for Baby Boomers, is taking its startup smarts global, after winning the Australian regional championship of the Startup World Cup. The Brisbane-based company will compete against the world’s most promising ventures at the Sgrand finale in San Francisco on May 15-17.
The University of South Australia will play a leading role in one of the most significant space industry research concentrations in Australia when it heads up a new Cooperative Research Centre for Smart Satellite Technologies and Analytics – The SmartSat CRC.
Bridge Hub has announced that six agri and food tech founders from Australia have been selected for intensive program in Israel to further their growth and global visibility. Supported by Bridge Hub and Austrade, the Agri and Food Tech Founders Israel Bootcamp includes participants from across Australia with a variety of innovative startups.
Funding from Point72, Bridge lane, Tank Stream and Reinventure, has allowed workplace software startup Flare to make progress on the next evolution of their financial wellness vision to help working Australians live their best financial life.
Envato has solidified its place as one of the key players in the stock photography market with the acquisition of stock photo subscription service Twenty20.
Innovators from across Australia will gather in Toowoomba, from Friday 14 June to Sunday 16 June 2019 to participate in the “Sustainable Revolution” Startup Weekend in a partnership with “Techstars” (Venture Capital and Tech Accelerator from Colorado USA) and “Google for Startups”.
ShopBack, APAC’s leading cashback rewards and discovery platform, has secured US$45M in its latest funding round. The new capital injection brings the company’s total funding to US$83M after a year of 250% growth.
Australia’s largest locally owned coworking provider, Hub Australia, has launched its Flexi-Impact program which aims to support purpose-driven businesses by offering one percent of its total member capacity as complimentary 12-month memberships.