Slingshot has today announced the startups taking part in its first HCF Catalyst accelerator, a program focused on innovation in the health tech sector.
Sydney healthtech startup CancerAid aims to improve cancer care by helping patients track their treatment
Whether you’re in for a broken arm or surgery, being in hospital is often scary. For people with cancer – and their families – the endless parade of doctors and treatments can be downright terrifying. There are countless, often time-sensitive decisions to be made and wading through all the medical terminology to understand all the options is difficult.
A lot of chronic diseases require regular monitoring. This often means regular blood tests that are time consuming, uncomfortable, and require a follow up visit with a physical doctor afterwards. Australian startup My Health Test is looking to change that with its direct consumer technology service that allows users to monitor their conditions with at-home health kits.
Just a few weeks after Slingshot announced the launch of a HealthTech accelerator in partnership with HCF, the organisation has partnered with food manufacturer Simplot Australia, the company behind brands such as Lean Cuisine and Bird’s Eye, to launch Simplot Ignite, Australia’s first FoodTech accelerator program for startups and scale-ups.
The Slingshot Venture Fund has been awarded unconditional Early–Stage Venture Capital Limited Partnership (ESVCLP) status by the Federal Government, which will see it exempt from the standard income and capital gains taxes for investors.
The beauty of the internet is that even someone with the most obscure of obsessions can most likely find a community of like-minded people to chat with. With over a billion gamers worldwide, gaming is a huge subculture rather than obscure obsession, but no one social platform has managed to unite them all.
While retirees spending their kids’ inheritance on a luxury caravan for a road trip around the country may get their money’s worth, the majority of caravans sit on front lawns for the better part of the year. Newcastle startup Camplify wants to get these caravans on the road by connecting owners with renters.
When it comes to drones, the concept of our online shopping being delivered by an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) has both excited and concerned consumers. However, a Newcastle startup has been working on technology that aims to help the millions of Australians working in sectors like agriculture and mining in remote areas.
Slingshot the Newcastle based high tech accelerator officially launched last week with eight outstanding companies ready to take on the world.
Slingshot is a high tech accelerator that provides seed funding, a dynamic co-working space, and a mentoring program that nurtures skills and relationships to enable entrepreneurs to build a remarkable company.