News & Analysis

Dr Jana Matthews talks startups and ANZ Innovyz START

- October 8, 2013 4 MIN READ

Adelaide-based business accelerator program, ANZ Innovyz START, announced last week that 60 percent of the startups to graduate from the program raised almost $2 million in seed and angel investment, and secured contracts worth over $2 million. Dr Jana Matthews, Managing Direct of ANZ Innovyz START, spoke exclusively with Shoe String about the success of the program and the changing startup culture in Australia.


Music is back in business with new online platform Kicktone

- October 1, 2013 4 MIN READ

Kicktone is an online platform set to bring the business back into music, by helping bands worldwide rise from the cracks of obscurity. Launched today, Kicktone allows users to sell their music and merchandise directly to their fans through social media integration, all the while providing them access to a highly engaged audience.


From Italy to Australia, launching a gaming empire

- August 28, 2013 3 MIN READ

Broken Arms Games is a young independent team of game developers passionate about creating innovative mobile and online entertainment experiences. They’re one of the few international startups that have been accepted into the 2013 ANZ Innovyz Accelerator Program.


Startup AEGLE Life revolutionises healthcare IT

- August 26, 2013 3 MIN READ

Named after the Greek Goddess of Radiant Good Health, AEGLE Life is set to disrupt the health care industry with their mobile and web-based applications that facilitate illness prevention, early detection and proactive intervention as opposed to reactive treatment.