The real question that will determine the success of a startup like Market Engine is: Does China actually want to buy what Australian’s are selling?
Why the hell did China host the World Internet Conference, when the country blocks – I don’t know, most of the core ‘western’ sites that have become the pillars of the internet?
Pozible launches crowdfunding ‘match program’ in unprecedented collaboration with Chinese Government
Pozible, a global crowdfunding platform based out of Melbourne, announced this morning that it had formed a partnership with IDG Capital Partners and the Shanghai-Nanxiang Government.
VIDIT is a pocket-sized wearable camera that is described as not only being “AS GOOD as the GoPro, but a device that makes it even easier to take high quality footage and transfer files for editing, at a third of the price.” The VIDIT camera weighs a meagre 150 grams (excluding replaceable lens and filters) and costs USD$82.
The OAXIS team created Star.21 after recognising the value of gamification in health and fitness, especially at a time where people live fast-paced lifestyles.
Australian software development company, 2and2, which specialises in educational games, has taken on the ambitious task to disrupt China’s education system through its newest offering, Fun Academy – a social mobile platform with a suite of learning games.
Australian entrepreneur Andrew Collins has just launched KAWO, a social media management tool that allows companies around the world build and maintain their social media presence in China where channels like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube are blocked.
Hosted by the Suzhou government and supported by the Australian Chinese Business Council, Think Global Consulting, SME Association of Australia as well as the Chinese Students Associations of Sydney University, UTS and Macquaries uni, the Suzhou Startup Competition will take place in Sydney on October 26th of this year.
There has always been hype around Silicon Valley – it’s warranted of course, San Fran has birthed many amazing startups and founders in it’s time. But being smack bang in the Asia Pac region, should Aussie Startups be looking closer to home for a mass market to explore?