The Perth Mint, the government-owned bullion trader, which owns Australia’s only gold refinery, and produces 10% of the world’s gold, has enlisted ASX-listed blockchain technology company Security Matters Ltd (ASX: SMX) to ensure the ethical origins of the gold it sources and sells. The Mint has signed an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with Security… 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 »
Australia’s first incubator program dedicated to helping blockchain startups get their businesses up and running will be established in Adelaide. South Australian blockchain advisory firm Crypto SA has been awarded A$170,000 from the Federal Government to open the Crypto SA Lab in September.
After a career as a public servant, Katrina Donaghy was inspired by the possibilities of blockchain to ameliorate at least some facets of the bureaucracy.
Leanne Kemp, founder of blockchain startup Everledger, has been appointed the new Queensland Chief Entrepreneur, taking over in the role from Steve Baxter.
Australia is to soon become home to another blockchain hub, with the NEM.io Foundation to open a new space in Melbourne.
IBM, the CSIRO’s Data61, and law firm Herbert Smith Freehills have teamed up to develop the Australian National Blockchain (ANB), a large-scale, publicly available blockchain solution designed for Australian legal compliance.
RMIT University has partnered with digital credentialing platform Credly to launch an initiative that will provide students with blockchain-enabled digital credentials.
Coworking community Tank Stream Labs has partnered with Blockchain Professionals Sydney to launch a blockchain-focused hub in its Sydney space.
Melbourne university RMIT has partnered with fintech hub Stone and Chalk and Accenture to develop an eight week course on blockchain strategy.
Queensland agriculture supply chain tracking startup BlockGrain has raised $1 million, or 800,000 XEMs, through the global NEM blockchain investment fund.
Melbourne’s Blockchain Centre, a hub for blockchain tech and cryptocurrency startups, has launched incubator program Block Engine.
The higher the value of Bitcoin the more energy people will use in order to compete for it during the mining process.
For ScalaMed, the journey to helping patients manage their health simply and conveniently, on the go, starts with medication management
RMIT launches Blockchain Innovation Hub to investigate blockchain regulation and social implications
RMIT has launched the RMIT Blockchain Innovation Hub, a research centre that will work to understand the social science of blockchain, and develop policies.