Supermarket giant Woolworths is backing accelerator Seedlab Australia with a $4 million investment to help startup founders develop new food, beverage, home and personal care products. The Seedlab accelerator program will identify founders and ventures with the potential for high growth in categories such as artisan foods, health and wellness, and more sustainable products, offering… Read more »
‘Gourmet Farmer’ and small business owner Matthew Evans on resilience and hope in the time of coronavirus
Matthew Evans runs his family small business, Fat Pig Farm, near the Huon River in Southern Tasmania with his partner, Sadie Chrestman. The farm has a market garden, pigs and dairy cows. They’ve been building the business for nine years, and in 2016 launched a cookery school, produce store and restaurant serving their home-grown produce.… Read more »
TheMachineQA is looking to fill the void of QA in the gaming industry, by offering services tailored towards supporting indie devs and softwares.
During the second episode of Always On, we look at how businesses across regional Australia are going global, and chat to Tasmanian sellers Ivory and Deene.
Following the launch of Hobart’s Enterprize innovation hub last week, the Tasmanian Government has today officially launched the Launceston hub, a space looking to help boost and grow the city’s startup community.
Tasmanian agritech startup The Yield is leveraging IoT to improve yields and profitability in agriculture and aquaculture. By using sensors, data management and apps The Yield created tools for farmers to improve productivity, reduce compliance costs, increase food shelf life and provide sustainable risk management strategies for financial services in the food industry.
Tasmania will soon be home to two new entrepreneurship and incubation hubs, with organisations including the University of Tasmania, TasTAFE, and Startup Tasmania coming together to launch a space at Macquarie House in Launceston, and the former Mercury newspaper building in Hobart.
Biteable, a Hobart-based startup that has developed an online tool allowing users to create professional promo videos in minutes, has raised $1.1 million in seed funding from Australian investors including Tank Stream Ventures and BridgeLane Capital.
The tech world has been looking at how to get kids interested in coding a for a few years now, with tech stars like Mark Zuckerberg banding with celebrities such as Will.i.am and Chris Bosh to make coding an attractive idea.
However, Australian schools are still struggling to fill computing-related courses.
Businesses can spend weeks creating animated videos for their homepage – or months if they don’t have an in-house designer. Hobart-based startup Biteable is not only slicing down that time to less than 10 minutes, but also making the process as simple as it is to create graphics on Canva and as cheap as creating professional videos can get.