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A light driven energy trap similar to tractor beams used to capture spaceships in science fiction movies such as Star Trek and Star Wars has been developed by researchers in South Australia.
Fear of failure and the Tall Poppy syndrome may be contributing to a lack of entrepreneurship in Australia, according to new report.
Adelaide startup Fleet Space Technologies is gearing up for takeoff, signing a deal with orbital launch provider Rocket Lab to launch two of its satellites next month.
Almost 70 percent of Australian fintech startups are post-revenue and 19 percent are profitable, median revenue growth across the sector up 2.25x on 2017, a report has found.
An initiative of ygap, the funds collected through the Polished Man campaign are dedicated to trauma prevention and trauma recovery programs for children who are at risk of, or have suffered, violence.
The government is running the NSW-India Cyber Security Exchange in collaboration with the Optus Macquarie Cyber Security Hub.
Cohda Wireless has demonstrated the ability of its driverless car technology to see around corners and locate other vehicles in an ‘urban canyon’ as part of a world-first trial in South Australia.
ASX-listed creative marketplace Redbubble is set to acquire US-based competitor TeePublic for $57.7 million to further expand its global footprint.
Bridge Hub, an agrifood tech innovation hub launched in Wagga Wagga by Blue River Group, has received a $500,000 grant from the government’s Incubator Support Initiative.
Seven Australian companies have made this year’s Fintech100 list, with buy now, pay later service Afterpay the highest ranked at 26.
Leanne Kemp, founder of blockchain startup Everledger, has been appointed the new Queensland Chief Entrepreneur, taking over in the role from Steve Baxter.
Sydney startup ShoreTrade has raised $2 million in a seed funding round led by Investible to launch a trading platform for the seafood industry.
Launched in 2014 to help consumers to find, rate and review financial advisers, Adviser Ratings has expanded to include a register of robo-advisers.
The number of early-stage startups in Australia has fallen over the last year, with the 2018 Startup Muster report finding the number of active startups fell 12.5 percent from 2017 to 2018.
Chargefox, a startup building a network of ultra-rapid charging stations across Australia for electric vehicles, has raised $15 million to start construction.