Mic Black and Darryl Lyons
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Holy shiitake! Meet Rainstick, the Indigenous startup growing mushrooms with lightning

- November 24, 2023 6 MIN READ

Take a third-generation farmer with three startups under his belt and a serial innovator who’s turned algae into medicine and developed an AI mental health app for an A-league football team, and what you get is a recipe for magic. ‍ Combining ancient knowledge with future tech, Rainstick is developing a breakthrough innovation that mimicks the… Read more »


Queensland sustainable packaging startup Earthodic bags $1.85 million pre-Seed round

- June 1, 2023 2 MIN READ

A Brisbane startup that has developed waterproof coatings for packaging than ensures it’s still recyclable has raised $1.85 million in a pre-Seed round. Earthodic’s bio-based coating solution, Paperbarc, provides paper and packaging with enhanced water resistance while still being strong and recyclable. It’s a potential replacement for the current use of wax or plastic-coated packaging.… Read more »