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Subundl is helping make tailored subscription models accessible to eCommerce businesses

- March 31, 2022 3 MIN READ

Subscription-based models in eCommerce have exploded in recent years, which has been great for businesses in that they generate customer loyalty and create an ongoing revenue stream. However, some eCommerce businesses are struggling to create the subscription model that works for their products and customers, meaning the customers can at times be missing out on… Read more »


Software accessibility startup Kinde banks $10.6 million seed round

- March 15, 2022 2 MIN READ

Sydney tech startup Kinde has raised $10.6 million (US$7.55m) in seed funding. The round was led by Blackbird Ventures, supported by Californian VC Felicis Ventures, which previously backed local tech companies  Canva, Culture Amp and Dovetail. The startup hopes to “democratise” software engineering by providing the infrastructure SaaS ventures need to get started. Kinde was… Read more »


Customer experience startup Upflowy raises $6.6 million

- February 22, 2022 2 MIN READ

Sydney startup Upflowy has raised US$4 million (A$6.6 million) as the customer conversation platform looks to expand into the US market. San Francisco VC Counterpart Ventures led the round in its first Australian-based deal. Pre-seed investors Tidal, Global Founders Capital, Black Nova and Antler doubled down on the two-year-old company, which emerged out of Antler’s… Read more »


Security industry software platform Guardhouse raises $850,000 in a seed round to take on the UK market

- January 13, 2021 < 1 MIN READ

Security industry tech platform Guardhouse raised $850,000 in seed funding late last year as it prepared to launch in the UK market.   The Sydney startup, co-founded in 2018 by Julian Cartwright, Jack Alpe, Andrew Longworth and Keith Longworth aims to be an to be an all-in-one solution for security industry workforce management to improve workflow between… Read more »

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SaaS startup CloudOlive could save you 25% on your software subscriptions

- July 29, 2020 2 MIN READ

As companies grow and scale, software subscriptions are acquired and changed frequently, leading to a number of licences becoming redundant or unutilised, resulting in a waste of time and money. In fact, “33% of software licenses should be switched off,” says co-founder and co-CEO Adam Ross. His SaaS solution CloudOlive, which was recently developed and… Read more »


AI recruitment screening startup Reejig lands $2.2 million in its first capital raise

- March 10, 2020 2 MIN READ

Recruitment software startup Reejig has scored $2.2 million from VC firm Right Click Capital and Arun Krishnankutty from OMKA Group in its first capital raise. Founded last year, Reejig uses artificial intelligence to analyse talent data to help companies find, recruit and develop talent, connecting HR systems providing insights into the skills of their workforce.… Read more »


Three energy executives are hoping to solve one of the biggest problems facing the industry

- May 23, 2019 2 MIN READ

Ajero’s David McLeod, Farzan Marfatia and Peter Walton   While concerns about Australia’s energy mix has been focussed on the closure of old coal-fired power stations, especially among politicians, there’s a $35 billion problem sitting off the coastline that a new Perth startup is hoping to tackle. Just as power station reach the end of… Read more »


Why an all-in-one tech vendor can be risky business for startups

- April 17, 2019 3 MIN READ

The classic saying “two heads are better than one” reflects the idea that collaboration is the key to success. In the software technology world, best-of-breed represents this approach, encouraging businesses to have several solutions working closely together to create a better experience for end-users and IT teams, rather than relying on a single-vendor solution.