Cloud communications company Twilio has expanded into Australia, opening a local office and appointing former Oracle and Symantec sales executive Richard Watson as country director to drive growth.
Smartpay is a payments company which offers its own open payments service API and physical EFTPOS devices to merchants and retailers.
Domain Group has announced the launch of an open API, which will allow property developers and startups to tap into the company’s expansive property data.
Brisbane-based Hydric Media works with brands to create apps for music discovery and curation, including SoundCloud track discovery app Wonder.
Sydney-based open banking startup Basiq has secured seed investment from NAB Ventures and Westpac’s VC fund Reinventure Group.
Icon Group has announced a partnership with IBM Watson Health, that will see the AI used to help support clinical decision making for cancer patients.
NAB’s digital-only banking service UBank has launched RoboChat, an AI assistant designed to guide homebuyers through the home loan application process.
Airwallex has announced that it has closed a US$13 million Series A round to help fuel the release of new API and expand internationally.
POSMusic serves licensed songs though an app and desktop service for retailers, providing analytical tools, custom-made playlists and Spotify integration.
Predominantly aimed at LGBTQI users, Winkd is a dating app looking to bring the act of meeting someone back to its roots.
Westpac-backed VC fund Reinventure has today announced its seed investment in Melbourne-based payment middleware platform Doshii.
Global payments company Visa has today announced it will be inviting startups to participate in the Everywhere Initiative, a competition to solve challenges within the business around payment solutions. The competition has launched in Australia and New Zealand, giving local startups the opportunity to win $70,000 and the chance to run a pilot with Visa.
Financial technology company OFX (formerly OzForex) recently announced a number of new initiatives to assist the next generation of startups.
Gelato.io is a tool for API documentation. The platform is focused on giving more to developers building stuff on top of a company’s API and trying to make the documentation portion of that really easy.
Niche features, affordability, and ecosystem agnosticism are key to this IoT company’s growth strategy
Although changes can have an impact on businesses dependent on APIs, a newly incorporated consumer hardware company, the IoT Group, believes the way forward is to create products that are ‘ecosystem agnostic’.