BuiltWith is perhaps one of Australia’s most profitable online companies and has zero staff

- September 30, 2015 4 MIN READ

The idea for BuiltWith came in 2007, when Gary Brewer was visiting a lot of random sites, looking at their source code and discovering what platforms they were built with. He was researching elements like the writing of code on the site by viewing the source, seeing if they were made in PHP or if the company was using Windows and similar information in that arena.


Maitland startup Smart Sports Solutions wants to bring moneyball analytics to grassroots football

- September 28, 2015 3 MIN READ

There are two schools of thought in the sports world when it comes to analysing and grading athletes. The first sees a team rely on a gut feeling that says that player’s going to be a superstar, while teams going by the second have endless amounts of data to back up their opinions. Thanks to the greater acceptance of analytics in sports that came with the book Moneyball, which explained how a Major League Baseball team used advanced analytics to build a good team cheaply, teams are increasingly relying on the latter.


Startup Ubiq makes data marketing simple and intuitive

- February 4, 2014 3 MIN READ

Data analyst turned entrepreneur, Sreeram Sreenivasan, knew all too well the pain points of using data processing and reporting applications like SaS and Microstrategy, and decided to develop a simple and intuitive solution that caters to the startup and SME market.