Tom Ferrier
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STARTUP DAILY TV: Clean tech startup Greener is helping small business cut their carbon emissions

- September 20, 2022 2 MIN READ

Sydney carbon reduction startup Greener has partners with peak retail group, the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) to help small businesses tackle emissions reduction is a simple and affordable way. The partnership will see Greener co-design a new digital solution, called Greener Business, to help ARA members understand and prioritise the steps they can take to reduce… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: FlyBuys boss John Merakovsky brings brand loyalty power to supply chain integrity startup Orijin Plus as its new chair

- August 26, 2022 3 MIN READ

Former FlyBuys CEO John Merakovsky is one of three tech heavyweights to join the food supply chain integrity and loyalty solution Orijin Plus.  Melbourne-based Merakovsky is the new chair of the Orijin Plus board, bringing a quarter century of digital technology and commercialisation experience to the team.  Most recently, he implemented a digital infrastructure overhaul… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Crypto report author Senator Andrew Bragg says the government needs to act now on consumer protection

- August 23, 2022 2 MIN READ

The architect of the Senate report into regulating Australia’s cryptocurrency sector, released nearly a year ago, says the new Labor government needs to get on with introducing legislation rather than once again reviewing existing reviews into the issue. Liberal senator Andrew Bragg coauthored a landmark Senate Select Committee report into digital asset regulation last year,… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: NSW tech, innovation & science minister Alister Henskens on the state’s $800 million plan for startups

- June 29, 2022 2 MIN READ

The NSW budget, announced last week, delivered the single-largest investment in scientific research, innovation and technological development in the state’s history – $832.7 million boost over four years.  Total investment topped $1.1 billion with $270 million also announced to boost to biomedical research, on top of $119.1 million over 10 years for RNA research and… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Melbourne biotech Tessara Therapeutics has developed a ‘mini human brain’ to help find better drugs to treat diseases such as Alzheimers

- April 13, 2022 2 MIN READ

Melbourne-based biotech company Tessara Therapeutics has developed microscopic 3D models of healthy and diseased brain tissues that can be used by researchers to study and discover better, more effective drugs to treat neurological diseases such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and epilepsy. The ground-breaking technology has been called RealBrain, developed by a team of neuroscientists and biomaterials experts. Because… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Crowdfunding platform Birchal is raising $3 million to take CSF to the next level

- April 12, 2022 2 MIN READ

The platform behind 75% of Australia’s equity crowd-sourced funding (CSF) activity, Birchal, is running an equity crowdfunding campaign on its own platform, a first for any CSF platform in Australia, so retail investors can buy shares in the company. Birchal also revealed one of its main backers is Dom Pym, cofounder of next-gen digital bank,… Read more »

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STARTUP DAILY TV: Media startup Ukufu, the ‘Spotify of news content’, is on a rapid rise

- April 8, 2022 2 MIN READ

Sydney media startup Ukufu, a AI-powered news content aggregator, is on a rapid rise with more than 50,000 users downloading the Android to stay up to date with what’s happening in the world. Founded by Kevin Garber in 2019, Ukufu.com (pronounced oo-koo-foo), whose previous startup was the Twitter management platform Manageflitter, was inspired by Spotify, how… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Murray Hurps and David Burt on the role universities play in creating a vibrant ecosystem

- March 28, 2022 < 1 MIN READ

Last week Labor leader Anthony Albanese announced a goal of 1.2 million tech jobs in Australia by 2030 as part of its policies going into the May federal election. The Opposition has embraced the Tech Council of Australia and its goal of 1 million jobs by 2025, adding another 200,000 over the following five years.… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Senator Andrew Bragg reveals review into cryptocurrency taxation in Australia

- March 21, 2022 2 MIN READ

The Australian government has released the Terms of Reference for a review into the taxation of digital transactions and assets such as cryptocurrency as part of its ongoing plan to embrace and regulate the digital assets sector.  Appearing on Startup Daily TV today, Senator Andrew Bragg, who led the Senate Select Committee on Australia as… Read more »

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Canva’s co-founders are revealing the secrets behind building $40 billion company at a free two day conference, Canva Create

- November 15, 2021 2 MIN READ

Canva co-founders Cliff Obrecht, Melanie Perkins and Cameron Adams will talk about what it takes to scale a company from a living room concept to a global $40 billion company, at the company’s free digital event, Canva Create, tomorrow. Canva Create runs November 16-17, and has a special focus on startups as part of the… Read more »

Christopher Strauch
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Startup Daily TV: Medical cannabis startup Montu turns to crowdsourced funding as growth soars

- November 9, 2021 2 MIN READ

Medical cannabis tech platform Montu has launched its second capital raise via the Birchal crowdfunding platform. With less than a week to go in the expression of interest phase of the campaign, the Australian company plans to use the funds to consolidate its market leading position as a medical cannabis prescriber, add to its technological… Read more »

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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 »