This is the modern version of an old joke – and the punchline is a startup. Once upon a time, three strangers would normally meet in a bar. Nowadays it’s an Uber, where they exchange contacts and then go on to create an app that helps to pay bills on time. Silje Dreyer, David Wareing… Read more »
Neobank Xinja has been granted a full banking license by Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA), and will launch transaction accounts as the battle to carve out a digital slice of the $13 billion banking system’s revenue stream heats up. APRA has now granted four authorised deposit-taking institution (ADI) licences to challenger banks, having recently approved… Read more »
Here’s an astonishing number about Australia’s $2 trillion sharemarket: just 4% of people trade online annually, despite the fact that it’s 22 years since the CBA launched CommSec, now the country’s largest online stockbroking firm. So the Commonwealth’s broking arm has taken matters into its own hands try make online trading easier and also… Read more »
An Airtasker founder is taking on property sales with an app he’s calling ‘LinkedIn for real estate’
Soho app CEO Jonathan Lui. Source: supplied After transforming the gig economy with an odd jobs app, Airtasker co-founder Jonathan Lui decided to turn his attention to real estate two years ago. The result is Soho, a property app that’s already being used by 30,000 people and connects owners, agents, buyers and renters. Lui describes… Read more »
Supp is an app currently available to hospitality venues in Melbourne that offers casual shifts and connects employers with workers The idea was the brainchild of the couple behind Fitzroy’s Lune Croissanterie Supp is now seeking $1m via equity crowdfunding to take the idea interstate In the last two years, some of the biggest names… Read more »
A new interactive digital platform is bringing ancient indigenous Australian art from one of the world’s biggest collections to life.
Beyond helping users see where their money is going, Frollo also looks to help users achieve their savings or other money goals and learn better money habits.
“We designed Mindset because we hate the idea that people everywhere, ourselves included, have a distinct gap between how we are, and how we wish we were.”
Healthtech app Be A Looper aims to help those suffering from depression easily check in with their support loop
Be A Looper works by allowing each user to add up to five people to their support ‘Loop’. Users check in daily with a rating of how they’re feeling on a scale of one to five, with others in their loop also checking in.
Mackay startup Vira helps rental car companies and their customers better record a car’s current condition
For Mackay’s Tracie Crombie, however, her family’s time on Family Feud meant a chance to win some cash to help fund her tech startup, Vira.
Less than three years later, we’ve reached that magical bootstrap nirvana of being debt-free and profitable.
Pawssum allows pet owners to better manage the care of their pets, enabling them to book, manage, and pay for home visits from vets, and keep a record of their pet’s medical history
EatClub aims to help restaurants to fill their empty tables in off-peak or slower periods by helping them communicate deals to diners.
Sittr has developed an app that allows busy parents to discover, book, and pay for verified babysitters and nannies at an affordable price.
OzGuild is a platform which allows players and card stores to digitise and see the value of their physical Magic the Gathering card collections.