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The Australian startups making waves globally

- June 28, 2018 2 MIN READ

According to the global entrepreneurship monitor report, over 100 million new businesses are launched each year. From the futuristic to the lifesaving, here are a few Australian startups making waves in the global business world. FreightExchange Founded by Cate Hull and Martyn Hann in 2014, FreightExchange aims to reduce waste in the freight industry by… Read more »

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Sydney drone startup Propeller Aero raises US$3.1 million to take advantage of relaxing regulations

- September 28, 2016 4 MIN READ

The Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) has finally made changes to Australian commercial drone laws and as of tomorrow people will be able to fly drones in commercial situations without a license. The relaxing of these regulations coincides with Sydney drone startup Propeller Aero raising US$3.1 million to become one of the first startups to take advantage of these new laws.


Will 2016 finally be the year of the drone?

- January 11, 2016 3 MIN READ

The tech world has been promising that “this year” will be the year that drones finally take off, with drones expected to do everything from delivering Amazon packages in the suburbs to helping farmers with their crops, but 2016 might finally see this promise become a reality.

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Australian startup Flirtey and NASA team to execute the first FAA-approved drone deliveries in America

- June 18, 2015 3 MIN READ

Today marks a significant milestone in not just the Australian startup’s journey, but the US drone industry as well, with Flirtey and NASA both anticipating the green light to conduct the first Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved deliveries by drones on US soil in Wise, Virginia as part of an event being labelled ‘Let’s Fly Wisely’.


Drone delivery startup Flirtey begins to commercialise its offering as it considers Series A funding

- May 6, 2015 7 MIN READ

Drone technology startup Flirtey was the world’s first ‘drone delivery service’ to ever launch. In 2013, the startup was met with scepticism and ridicule by a pretty large portion of the media – including the startup media and this publication. In fairness, the company, founded by Matthew Sweeny, Ahmed Haider and Tom Bass, largely existed off a working (very early) prototype and drone delivery was a very new concept at the time.