In a sign of the shifting powers in Australian finance, ASX-listed buy now pay later service Afterpay is joining the Qantas Frequent Flyers program. New Afterpay customers will earn 500 Qantas Points for joining and adding their QFF membership number to their Afterpay account and then 1 point per $1 spent, up to a total… Read more »
Australia Post CEO Christina Holgate and Qantas CEO Alan Joyce Australia Post is investing nearly $2 billion to pick up the pace of its lucrative parcel delivery service, announcing a $1 billion deal with Qantas to increase airfreight capacity as parcel revenues head towards $4 billion for the postal service. The seven-year domestic and international… Read more »
Aiming to connect fans to their heroes in sports or entertainment for experiences that money can buy is Sydney-based startup Fan+
We had a chat about everything Qantas AVRO and what kind of Startups and Scaleups Qantas and Slingshot Accelerator are looking for:
Pet sitting marketplace Mad Paws has raised a $5 million Series A round from investors including Qantas and the Scale Up Media Fund, with existing backer Tim Fung, CEO of Airtasker, also doubling down on his investment in the company and joining the Mad Paws board.
Qantas has partnered with Uber to allow passengers to book rides to and from Australian airports and tally Frequent Flyer points along the way.
From a standing start a decade ago, Australia’s Startup landscape has grown exponentially over the last few years; there are more resources devoted to helping new Startups get off the ground than ever before, with coworking spaces, incubators, and accelerators aplenty, targeting every niche imaginable. On the surface, it may seem like all these efforts… Read more »
SproutX has partnered with NXTP Labs to launch Agtech Passport, an exchange program that will aim to help agtechs gain international exposure.
Qantas has partnered with Slingshot to launch the AVRO Accelerator, a program aimed at commercialising innovative ideas within the travel sector.
Australian ridesharing service GoCatch has today announced its passengers will be able to earn Qantas Frequent Flyer points when completing a journey. The new point system is part of the startups focus on providing better transport experience.
Following the success of the Qantas Codeshare 2016 Hackathon this weekend, Disruptor’s handbook has announced yet another initiative to help foster innovative solutions within the HealthTech space in Australia on behalf of Johnson & Johnson.
Data Republic raises $10.5 million Series A from Qantas Loyalty, NAB Ventures, and Westpac’s Reinventure Fund
Secure data exchange startup Data Republic has announced it has raised a $10.5 million in a Series A round from Qantas Loyalty, National Australia Bank’s NAB Ventures, and Westpac’s Reinventure Fund.
Kikka Capital, a Perth-based fintech startup providing small businesses with loans of up to $100,000, has partnered with Qantas through Aquire, the airline’s rewards program for small to medium businesses.