Birth Beat’s Edwina Sharrock Resilient, innovative and passionate; three words to live by when you’re a woman running a small business in rural Australia. And they are words worth contemplating on Tuesday, October 15, “International Rural Women’s Day”, a day to celebrate the invaluable contribution women make to rural regions across the globe. There are 275,000… Read more »
An Australian rural startup has devised a planting technique for farmers that can potentially boost crop yields by up to 10% simply by measuring the amount of moisture in the soil when they’re planted. And with water and the ongoing drought playing a critical role in the viability of local farms, the agtech solution by Orange-based… Read more »
Sunday, September 1 is Father’s Day, so break out the tongs, fire up the BBQ and hand dad a beer, give him a hug and say thanks. To mark the occasion, we asked CEOs and founders for the best advice they received from their fathers. Here’s what they said: Michelle Gallaher CEO of ShareRoot… Read more »
How Byron Bay women’s surfwear brand Salt Gypsy is spreading its sustainable message using Amazon Launchpad
Byron Bay-based Danny Clayton is a pioneer of the surf leggings trend. Her brand, Salt Gypsy, uses recycled fishing nets and plastic ocean waste to produce sustainable surfwear. Salt Gypsy clothing is Australian made and Clayton is one of the first brands to be part of the new Amazon Launchpad store for startup brands. … Read more »
According to the experts what you do first thing in the morning has the greatest impact on the success of the rest of your day. In this series Flying Solo asked business leaders what rituals they use to kickstart their systems before getting on with work for the day. David Koch is host of Channel… Read more »
Trent Innes is a hero at Xero. An accountant with more than 20 years of experience, he first joined the cloud-based accounting platform’s Melbourne HQ in 2013 as National Sales Director, then in January 2016, became Xero Australia & Asia Managing Director, just a decade after its genesis on an apartment dining room table in Wellington, New… Read more »
Australia’s not short of people selling you booze, but in the space between discounted goon bags, and Shakespearean prose about the glories of $800 bottles of famous red, it seems most retailers forgot that sharing a bottle of wine with friends is about fun and conviviality. That’s where Vinomofo comes in and No. 6… Read more »
Mums became big news this week, with Labor leader Bill Shorten talking about how his mother was an inspiration to him and shaped his political views. Politicians aren’t the only ones with inspiring mums. Becoming an entrepreneur is often the result of hard work, sacrifice, love and more from parents who’ve raised their child with… Read more »
The NSW government’s crackdown on businesses that operate comparison websites led Ankit Jain, CEO of startup CIMET, to build an online model that could be scaled across multiple sectors and integrated within existing businesses.
It’s been four years since Dr Anthony Collins launched Cruiser Interactive, a spinoff of a technology research project developed at the University of Sydney. Cruiser Interactive delivers innovative solutions for meeting spaces, operations centres and cultural spaces offering organisations the ability to connect and collaborate at scale in real time. Collins tells Startup Daily the… Read more »
As CEO of River City Labs (RCL) Peta Ellis knows a thing or two about startups. Now Ellis will be bringing her extraordinary skills to the the Sydney startup scene as River City Labs launches a local chapter at swank new premises in Barangaroo.
Young entrepreneur Blake Garrett has set about eliminating a pain point that will be dear to the heart of many a school principal. Garrett is the founder of School Bytes, a comprehensive cloud-based school management platform which allows a school’s front office staff to streamline their admin and operational processes. They say necessity is the… Read more »
One founder addressing the issue of digital wellbeing is AWS EdStart participant Greg Margossian. A father of one, Margossian is the originator of Saasyan Assure, an EdTech software company that offers a cyber welfare solution for schools. Saasyan Assure works with existing firewalls and allows schools to detect, monitor and report unusual behaviour online. It… Read more »
Brisbane’s Maxwell Plus is using artificial intelligence to help clinicians diagnose and flag risk of disease
Maxwell Plus uses AI to analyse medical data, from medical imaging to blood data and genomic data, to help clinical teams better understand that data as it pertains to a patient.