News & Analysis

Logistics startup Loadsmile rebrands as Ofload following $2.8 million seed round

- August 24, 2020 2 MIN READ

Sydney logistics tech start-up Loadsmile, which only launched ahead of 2020’s coronavirus pandemic, has rebranded as Ofload and raised $2.8 million in seed funding, backed the world’s biggest shipper, Maersk. Maersk’s venture arm Maersk Growth, led the round, which between March and July at the height of the lockdowns,  with support from global seed VC… Read more »

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News & Analysis

RAC trials driverless bus Intellibus in Perth

- September 1, 2016 2 MIN READ

Australia has begun to test driverless buses for the first time in Perth along the city’s South Esplanade. On Wednesday this week a new bus called the RAC Intellibus carried passengers and interacted with traffic to explore how driverless transport can be integrated into the daily commute.

Profiles

Embark is a transit planning app that helps fill the daily commute with entertainment and interaction

- April 15, 2016 4 MIN READ

Transport apps are some of the highest downloaded apps globally, helping not only tourists get around cities but daily commuters too. While the functionality of apps like Citymapper, TripGo, and Moovit are far richer than the stock standard government apps or even Google Maps, Australian startup Contact Light believes they can go beyond just listing train timetables and helping commuters plan journeys.

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Sydney-based Ridesurfing will become the anti-UBER

- July 22, 2014 2 MIN READ

Ridesurfing presents a very real threat to UBER’s ride sharing dominance in Australia. Why? Because they are playing out the same strategy Lyft employed in the United States. They’ve just replaced the pink hipster Lyft moustache with the Ridesurfing signature Shaka Sign – the symbolism here is very important and the foundation of their game plan.