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Ingogo secures a further $1 million in investment

- August 29, 2013 2 MIN READ

Australian taxi services app Ingogo today announced an additional $1 million in funding, reaching a total of $3.7 million raised since its launch in 2011. The new investment will be used to expand ingogo into new markets across Australia and internationally. The innovative app has gained substantial traction from consumers and investors alike who enjoy the ability to… Read more »

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Internet.org initiative radically increases online work opportunities

- August 29, 2013 2 MIN READ

According to statistics gathered by oDesk, if Internet.org successfully extends its connectivity to the remaining two-thirds of the world, the online work market has the potential to reach $42.5 billion by 2022. This compared to approximately $14.9 billion without extended connectivity, meaning that workers around the world stand to gain $27.6 billion of online work.

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99designs acquires Brazilian design marketplace

- August 27, 2013 2 MIN READ

99designs has just announced the acquisition of leading Brazilian design marketplace LogoChef and the launch of the Portuguese version of 99designs – offering Portuguese-language support and local currency capability to customers and designers throughout the country.

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Startup Canva kicking Photoshop from the top spot

- August 26, 2013 3 MIN READ

Remember that old school graphics editing software called Photoshop and its countless buttons with tricky names that you hesitantly click on hoping one of them will do what you want it to? Well, forget it because Australian startup Canva has just announced the launch of their online graphic design platform that affords even the least technical person the ability to create professional designs free of charge.

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Fishburners fast-tracks growth of startups through unique accelerator program

- August 26, 2013 2 MIN READ

Over the past 12 weeks, Fishburners has been carrying out their inaugural Fast-Track Program following in the footsteps of widely acclaimed accelerators such as Y-Combinator, TechStars, and 500 Startups to “fast-track” the growth of Aussie startups. Home to some of Australia’s leading startups – including goCATCH – Fishburners is rapidly gaining a reputation as Australia’s… Read more »