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The Australian rideshare market continues to heat up, with Chinese player Didi Chuxing today announcing it’s set to launch in Melbourne later this month.
With shares priced at $0.45 per share, LiveTiles is also set to launch a Share Purchase Plan to raise an additional $3 million from existing eligible shareholders.
Software company LiveTiles has announced an agreement with the Victorian Government that will see it establish its Asia-Pacific HQ and a Global Innovation Centre in Geelong.
Founders have used landing pads to springboard their startups into the US, including KoalaSafe, Event Workforce Group, Indee Labs, Gym Sales & Open Cities.
Crowe Horwath has announced that it will be launching FoundX, a new initiative to support regional startups and small businesses.
Shebah is a rideshare service for female-identifying drivers and passengers only, with boys to the age of 12 travelling with a woman welcome.
Localised is an online discovery platform helping regional businesses find procurement opportunities
Localised is a business-to-business discovery platform that provides a space for companies to find procurement opportunities.
Victorian event staff rostering and management startup Rosterfy has announced a rebrand as it gears up to open an office in the United States after signing on clients including the 2018 Super Bowl, the Aspen Ski World Cup, and the City of Minneapolis
One10 will run its Amplify and Activate programs as it looks to create a supportive ecosystem in the region for people pursuing business solutions to address environmental and societal problems.
The schedule for the second annual Pivot Summit, running December 2 at The Arena in Geelong, has been announced. The event will look to help boost the city’s tech sector and encourage innovation within existing organisations by exploring four themes: digital inclusion, entrepreneurship and innovation, jobs of the future, and emerging technologies.
The Future Fibres Hub is an Australian Research Council research and development centre to be based at Deakin University’s Waurn Ponds campus.
Pollenizer has today announced the launch of Next Monday, a program in Geelong to help the hundreds of workers who will be finishing up at the Ford factory following its closure this Friday figure out their next steps.
Over four years since launching in Australia with a single classroom at Sydney coworking space Fishburners, General Assembly has announced it is set to expand its footprint across Australia, opening new campuses in Geelong, Brisbane, and the Sunshine Coast.
Geelong’s Enterprise Monkey looks to take on the Indian sports market with its enterprise management solutions
Enterprise Monkey is a Geelong startup that looks to help small to medium enterprises overcome business challenges through the development of customised enterprise systems that easily integrate various processes and systems into one.