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Perth startup Buzzy looks to take on Airtasker by building a sense of trust and community between users

- April 28, 2015 2 MIN READ

Thanks to the internet, we are living in an age where there is almost no chore that can’t be outsourced to someone on the internet, no matter how boring – from lawn mowing to kitchen cleaning to doing laundry, someone will be willing to do it for some extra cash. Though Airtasker and Gumtree seem to have the task outsourcing market sewn up, a Perth entrepreneur has launched a new platform called Buzzy.

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Perth startup Triplify on a quest to achieve ‘stickiness’ in the tough travel tech space

- September 4, 2014 7 MIN READ

Perth-based entrepreneurs Damien Hatton, Matt Fontana, John Daniels are cognisant of the fact that they’re moving into a crowded space, despite the online travel market being worth $313 billion worldwide. Although their startup Triplify has myriad competitors, the co-founders have developed a strategy to ensure their app stays ‘sticky’ – like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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Perth entrepreneurs tap into the FIFO market with their new venture

- July 11, 2014 2 MIN READ

Two Perth brothers, Daniel and Chris Del Borrello have created a niche website aimed at providing homes for FIFO workers and creating tenants for homeowners and renters. The website, fifohousemate.com.au has launched this month which connects FIFO workers to home owners with rooms available to rent all over Australia.

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Mentors you should know in the startup space: Perth Edition (2014)

- April 2, 2014 4 MIN READ

Time and time again in my old corporate gig, it used to be joked about that WA stood for “wait awhile”. I strongly disagree with this sentiment and would probably relocate to Perth if I hadn’t become such a Sydney-sider, aside from the fact that it is one of the most gorgeous, chilled cities in Australia – what is happening in the tech space there is quite phenomenal.

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Startup swytchy bringing mobile contract termination fees to an end

- March 21, 2014 3 MIN READ

Imagine a world without early termination fees for mobile contracts. That’s exactly what Perth entrepreneur Ryan Gosatti did before creating a platform that brings such a concept to life. Launched in February, swytchy is Australia’s newest online marketplace offering businesses and individuals a way to escape their mobile phone contracts without paying hefty termination fees.