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Startup Daily TV: AustCyber’s Michelle Price on the best of Australian Cyber Week

- October 25, 2021 < 1 MIN READ

AustCyber’s annual Australian Cyber Week, began today, running October 25-29. The event offers a mix of virtual and in-person sessions focused on the Australian cyber security industry and local innovation. The full event schedule is here. Highlights include 10 companies pitching on October 27,  with viewers able to back them with virtual dollars and vote for… Read more »

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Climate Tech

Startup Daily TV: Climate Salad’s Mick Liubinskas has mapped the incredible ANZ climate tech sector

- October 15, 2021 2 MIN READ

Tech entrepreneur Mick Liubinskas has mapped the Australian and New Zealand climate tech ecosystem to give everyone a better view of the big picture when it comes to dealing with climate change. His new venture, Climate Salad, has set out to help startup founders building technology solutions to climate problems get more customers, find great people… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Microsoft Director of Startups Emily Rich on what the tech giant looks for in companies they back

- September 29, 2021 2 MIN READ

Emily Rich, director of Microsoft for Startups, APAC and partner at M8 Ventures, is on the judging panel for the Pitch Perfect virtual event this Thursday, September 30, at 4pm. Ten local startups will pitch live for more than $200,000 worth of Microsoft Azure cloud credits and more at the event, hosted by Startup Daily and… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: All about NFT Fest, the new, free, day-long deep dive into non-fungible tokens this Thursday

- September 29, 2021 2 MIN READ

A world-first Australian event delving into the emerging space of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) is being held online this Thursday, September 30. NFT Fest features more than 45 speakers from across Australia and the world with a range of panel discussions and debates about developing and delivering NFT technology solutions and the potential for startups, marketplaces… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Meet Immutable, the gaming startup making NFTs easier to trade

- September 15, 2021 2 MIN READ

Sydney gaming startup Immutable is hoping to become the world’s leading trading platform for non-fungible tokens (NFTs) after raising $82 million in a series B. The business, founded by brothers James and Robbie Ferguson, in 2018, already has a reputation for its NFT games, Gods Unchained and Guild of Guardians and earlier this year launched… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: The threat to startups from ‘debanking’ – fintech’s cancel culture

- September 9, 2021 2 MIN READ

Debanking is a growing concern for fintech and cryptocurrency startups. If you’re not sure what the term means, it’s the fintech sector’s version of cancel culture.  It’s when a large financial institution withdraws banking services to a business for any number of reasons – perhaps commercial, or regulatory, such as compliance with counter terrorism financing… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Here’s a chance to score Microsoft backing worth $200,000 for your startup

- August 25, 2021 2 MIN READ

Startup Daily and Microsoft Australia are shining the spotlight on Australian startups in the Pitch Perfect competition. Ten Aussie startups will be invited to pitch for more than $200,000 worth of Azure cloud credits, plus a hefty marketing and promotion package at the Pitch Perfect virtual event hosted by Startup Daily and Microsoft Australia. In… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Save the Children’s Impact Investment Fund backs edutech startup Inquisitive

- July 27, 2021 < 1 MIN READ

Aid agency Save the Children Australia has backed a second startup with its Impact Investment Fund, taking an equity stake in education company Inquisitive. Save the Children Australia CEO Paul Ronalds said the investment is an exciting opportunity to increase Inquisitive’s social impact for children in low socio-economic areas, especially rural and remote areas, and schools… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Bede Moore on Antler Australia’s latest investment plans as it backs 13 new startups

- June 11, 2021 < 1 MIN READ

Antler Australia has invested in 13 new early-stage startups for its Autumn cohort.  The ventures in the fourth cohort reveal a changing business model for the early-stage VC, which is backing both startups built with Antler and accelerated cases that joined the VC platform as an existing business. At the same time, Antler also launched a… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Rabobank’s agtech accelerator, FoodBytes, is looking for startups to launch globally

- May 7, 2021 2 MIN READ

Innovative Australian food and agri startups have the chance to showcase their businesses on the world stage through the international FoodBytes! Pitch program, which is currently open for applications.  FoodBytes! is global agribusiness bank Rabobank’s food and agriculture innovation platform – designed to drive collaboration between startups, corporate leaders, investors and farmers as part of… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Educonnect helps international students find the right Australian uni course to study

- April 12, 2021 2 MIN READ

  Educonnect founder Pramesh Khadka describes his digital platform as like Finder or Canstar for Australian tertiary education courses. It helps international students make better and informed choices about the best university course to study in Australia giving them the ability to search, compare and connect with tertiary institutions. Pramesh, a 20-year veteran of education… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Foresense Technologies is using AI to help retailers target ad to passing shoppers

- March 3, 2021 2 MIN READ

Pioneering presence detection technology company Foresense Technologies Ltd is preparing to list in 2021 having recently raised more than $2.7 million in equity capital. The company will use the funds the roll out of digital sensors across Australian and international bricks and mortar retail outlets as it seeks to connect the virtual world to the… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Digital lender WLTH is raising a $5 million seed round just months before a series A

- February 26, 2021 2 MIN READ

Digital lending and payments provider WLTH has opened $5 million seed funding round. The Brisbane-based fintech will use the funds to accelerate the growth of its proprietary technology platforms, ahead of the upcoming launches of its B2C payments app ‘WLTH Pay’ and loyalty program ‘WLTH + Loyalty’, as well as make key hires for its… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: WLTH is taking on the Big 4 banks with cheaper, tech-driven mortgage lending

- February 18, 2021 2 MIN READ

Brisbane fintech WLTH calls itself a digital “non-bank” providing financial services to the Australian market.  The digital lender and payments provider launched just a few weeks ago after spending more than a year develop its tech stack amid ambitions to capture $1.23 billion worth of residential and commercial loans by the end of FY22. WLTH’s… Read more »