Funding

Corporate learning startup Elenta raises $1m seed round to lift the ROI on workplace education

- November 30, 2020 2 MIN READ

Sydney software startup Elenta has closed has oversubscribed seed round less than six months after launching, raising $1 million. The corporate learning venture, which launched in June through Antler Australia’s Sydney accelerator program. Having given the brand-new venture a pre-seed investment, Antler followed on with the seed round, which was also backed by Black Nova Group… Read more »

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Remote Social is tackling one of the biggest challenges teams face from working from home

- November 17, 2020 3 MIN READ

In the new world of remote working, building team culture at a distance is difficult. Enter Remote Social – an online platform that provides games, activities and tools, such as trivia and bingo, that strengthen culture, wellbeing and connection within remote and hybrid teams. Co-founder and CEO Jessica Baird Walsh says Remote Social aims to… Read more »

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The $28 billion construction industry problem Sync Technologies set out to solve

- October 29, 2020 3 MIN READ

  Construction is complex and fragmented. Not only that, but 12% of construction work is spent on rework, costing the Australian construction industry $28 billion a year. Sync Technologies, which just received funding from global early-stage VC Antler, enables construction businesses to turn data from existing and emerging technologies into action, empowering site managers, project… Read more »

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SaaS startup CloudOlive could save you 25% on your software subscriptions

- July 29, 2020 2 MIN READ

As companies grow and scale, software subscriptions are acquired and changed frequently, leading to a number of licences becoming redundant or unutilised, resulting in a waste of time and money. In fact, “33% of software licenses should be switched off,” says co-founder and co-CEO Adam Ross. His SaaS solution CloudOlive, which was recently developed and… Read more »

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Sales commission app motiveOS offers a smarter, simpler way to run sales compensation 

- July 20, 2020 3 MIN READ

  Despite the fact that $800 billion is spent on sales compensation annually in the US alone, the process is still being managed by legacy enterprise software or complex spreadsheets that quickly outgrow their purpose. Alexander Green, co-founder and CEO of motiveOS, is building a real-time commission app that provides accuracy and visibility to the… Read more »

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Software bug fixer Intalayer is using machine learning to solve problems quickly

- July 15, 2020 3 MIN READ

Product and customer support teams of software companies are having to adapt and move faster than ever before. But as they race to compete with the ever-growing industry, teams lack the data to quickly prioritise software bugs or have manual processes that make personal customer service inefficient.  To help software companies scale great customer experiences,… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Pathzero lets companies take control of their carbon footprint

- July 14, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

Pathzero is a new startup out of the Antler Accelerator that helps small and medium-sized businesses understand their carbon footprint, set a path to carbon neutrality and share their climate commitment with confidence. They’ve designed a solution that is as effective as getting consultants in, but simpler and more affordable and can happen in a… Read more »

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Hudled is the solution to managing all the software subscriptions you have

- July 7, 2020 2 MIN READ

Companies spend more on SaaS than ever before. This has created a maze of duplicate accounts and low accountability, resulting in 30% unused paid subscriptions. Enterprise solutions currently on the market are highly human driven with costly sales and onboarding processes, usually offering one-way sync and endless integrations.  Hudled co-founders, Alexander Millar and Santiago Bravo,… Read more »

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Meetric wants to solve the most annoying part of office meetings – the GSD from decisions

- July 2, 2020 3 MIN READ

Hours each week are wasted by teams across the world because meeting actions get lost, and projects get delayed, leaving feelings of dissatisfaction and unproductiveness.  Meetric is on a mission to stop this from happening. The digital product, integrated and linked with the events in your Google & Microsoft Calendar, helps managers better record and… Read more »

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Antler opens its playbook to budding entrepreneurs, with a new online course

- June 27, 2020 2 MIN READ

Antler, a global early-stage VC which enables and invests in exceptional entrepreneurs, has launched a 5-week free online course, opening up the company’s playbook on how to build and scale global tech companies to aspiring future founders. Antler, a global early-stage VC which enables and invests in exceptional entrepreneurs, has launched a 5-week free online… Read more »

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Antler launches The Reindeer Network to empower female innovators

- June 25, 2020 2 MIN READ

Antler Australia has unveiled a new program aimed at empowering and inspiring ambitious women to launch and lead their own startup.  Female founders face significant hurdles when accessing capital, tapping into supportive networks and backing themselves, according to this recent government report. These hurdles are part of the reason why only 56% of startups have… Read more »

Insights

12 startup founders reveal what they learned launching during a pandemic

- June 22, 2020 11 MIN READ

Launching your own business can be daunting. Launching your own business during a pandemic can seem downright impossible. But with the help of Antler Australia, 26 entrepreneurs launched 12 startups spanning FinTech to Saas, HealthTech, DeepTech and more, and are flourishing in their early stages of growth. Having secured pre-seed funding (some even their seed… Read more »

News & Analysis

5 things you should know about tech today

- June 17, 2020 6 MIN READ

Welcome to Wednesday Don’t forget to tune into the Startup Daily show on the business TV streaming channel ausbiz.com.au every weekday, 2-3pm, where we talk to startup founders, investors and innovators about everything tech. If you’ve missed an episode, you can catch up on the ausbiz site here. 1. EU v Apple on competition The EU’s competition watchdog has some… Read more »