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Mike Cannon-Brookes and some of the biggest names in Australian tech are backing Startmate’s new climate change program

- November 11, 2019 2 MIN READ

As fires rage across Australia’s eastern seaboard, with three lives lost, more than 150 homes destroyed and Sydney braced for “catastrophic” conditions on Tuesday, some of the country’s leading tech titans are backing a new initiative from accelerator Startmate, which is looking to back 10 startups focused on tackling climate change. The Startmate Climate Cohort,… Read more »

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Melbourne verification startup Everproof raises $1.5 million seed round led by Reinventure

- February 20, 2018 3 MIN READ

Melbourne startup Everproof, whose platform digitises and verifies accreditations, has raised $1.5 million in a seed funding round led by Reinventure and Allectus Capital as it looks to expand its offering into the financial services market. Launched by Hugh Krantz, Nathan Merzvinskis, and Andreas Limberopoulos in 2016, the platform allows users to store their various… Read more »


Pixel Together is democratising the process of beautiful web design

- October 19, 2015 3 MIN READ

If Canva has democratised graphic design then Australian startup Pixel Together, founded by Daniel Billingham and Simon Moore, is well on the way to democratising web design. The platform is a visual web design and publishing tool created specifically for the needs of designing web pages. The tools allow users a lot of creative freedom and control over their designs, not just on the desktop but also on mobile and tablet devices. There is no coding required and it’s all drag and drop so it works a bit more like Photoshop.


Startmate triples its funding pool to $150,000 and partners with Droga5 to help 2016 participants with storytelling

- August 6, 2015 2 MIN READ

Startmate, a Sydney-based startup accelerator programme that has one of the highest startup success rates, has announced today that it will invest up to $150,000 into its next batch of startups. It has also partnered with creative agency Droga5 to help 2016 participants with storytelling, a struggle for many founders with promising products.