Profiles

Embark is a transit planning app that helps fill the daily commute with entertainment and interaction

- April 15, 2016 4 MIN READ

Transport apps are some of the highest downloaded apps globally, helping not only tourists get around cities but daily commuters too. While the functionality of apps like Citymapper, TripGo, and Moovit are far richer than the stock standard government apps or even Google Maps, Australian startup Contact Light believes they can go beyond just listing train timetables and helping commuters plan journeys.

Profiles

The paradigm of marketing is changing and CompeteShark is the platform at the forefront

- October 6, 2015 3 MIN READ

Keeping up with your competition’s web presence can be a time consuming task, particularly in the ecommerce space where the information on web pages is constantly changing. However, new website analysis application CompeteShark, founded by Kiran Kumar and Shaun Thambyah, is looking to make that process easier with a platform that visually tracks changes to a site’s content and layouts in real-time.

Profiles

TV and movie clip licensing startup aims to help companies create memorable advertising

- January 20, 2015 2 MIN READ

It may be getting harder than ever for advertising to make an impact on consumers, but as we’ve seen over the past few years, advertising that does it right can go viral and be seen all over the world. One surefire way to appeal to consumers is to sneak in a pop culture reference somehow. If you’re convinced a piece of TV or movie footage would help create the perfect ad for your company, new clip licensing agency Born Licensing is here to help.

News & Analysis

I don’t care about the “experimenting” but deceptive conduct is a whole different ball game

- July 1, 2014 2 MIN READ

You would have to be pretty thick to think that social networks don’t study and manipulate your behaviour.

There is a more pressing issue involving facebook at hand though. What myself and a fellow journalist at Startup Daily, Mike Huynh have noticed over the few days is that facebook may be engaging in deceptive conduct with their sponsored posts.