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Appreci, a Queensland startup that lets you shout colleagues a coffee, is going global

- April 23, 2020 2 MIN READ

  Coffee break shout app Appreci, which lets colleagues buy each other cafe beverages, has a new backer, with Sydney-based Lakeba Group, which specialises in commercialising technology startups, taking a 35% stake in the gratitude platform to help it scale globally. The $430,000 investment is timely for the Queensland-based startup, which has 59 corporate customers,… Read more »

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Startup Running Heroes rewards people for running while providing valuable data insights to health and fitness brands

- June 10, 2015 6 MIN READ

Running has many rewards, including better brain performance, better mood, and better sleep. But if you’re not a fan of running or other vigorous physical activities, the post-workout panting and muscle soreness overshadow the health rewards. French startup Running Heroes has launched in Australia to not only reward avid runners for their dedication, but to also motivate non-runners to start hitting the pavement.