Australian environmental startup accelerator and investor Ocean Impact Organisation (OIO) is again running its six-month accelerator program for startups working on solutions to transform ocean health. The not-for-profit seeks 10 “game-changing” startups working on sustainability solutions. Startups focusing on ocean-related issues can apply here. The Ocean Impact Accelerator Program (OIAP) is an initiative that helps… Read more »
Plastics replacement startup ULUU lands $8m Seed round, with Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker, chef Neil Perry & model Karlie Kloss as investors
Seaweed-based plastics replacement startup ULUU has raised $8 million in a Seed round that’s attracted and all-star cast of investors from music, restaurants and modelling. The round was led by existing backer, Main Sequence Ventures, supported by Alberts Impact Ventures, Mistletoe and Possible Ventures. The Western Australian venture, is creating compostable polymers known as PHAs… Read more »
A new Australian startup is giving people the chance to permanently protect high value conservation land one square metre at a time. Wilderlands is the brainchild of sixth generation farmer and conservationist Paul Dettmann, CEO Ash Knop and CMO Heath Evans, who’ve developed what they’ve dubbed Biological Diversity Units, which offer a simple way to… Read more »
The horror of finding a mountain of plastic, rubbish and debris at Everest Base Camp motivated young Gold Coast entrepreneurs to return home and tackle world pollution with a clean sheet. For Gold Coast identical twins Brodie and Roger Cook, taking on the enormity of world pollution meant starting small. “We saw a problem, we… Read more »
Through a monthly subscription service, Farmwall supplies cafes and restaurants with a vertical farm which can be used to grow fresh herbs and microgreens.
NAB Foundation has announced that it has opened applications for its second round of its 2017 grants, focusing on regional sustainability.