An investigation of social network connections – seen as a key indicator of innovation – on LinkedIn between Australia, the US and New Zealand concluded Australia’s agtech sector is falling behind the others. Australia’s agtech network is dominated by a few key players while the US and New Zealand agtech networks are more evenly distributed. Compared… Read more »
The key to expanding to the US is about understanding the cultural differences between how to market and sell in a big market vs a small market.
The alternative to embracing innovation is a culture focused on having the right answers, rather than asking the right questions – “hippo syndrome”.
Between investigative podcasts and interactive articles, the nature of the media is undergoing constant change, spurred on by the digital age. Media companies both niche and global are no stranger to this process, including the New York Times, an organisation which testing startup Optimizely helped make the leap from paper to online. According to Dan… Read more »
InsurTech has been pinned as a growing industry thanks to claim and drone startups, although it is faced with fundamental challenges, according to a report.
Tackling the issue of social isolation is Gabriel Cares, through a platform allowing elderly people to video chat with friends and family members.
On-demand photography startup Snappr raises $2.5 million, gaming startup Gamurs closes $3.5 million round, Blackbird Ventures backs AskNicely
Snappr has announced the closing of a $2.5 million seed funding round, with the funds set to help accelerate the businesses expansion across the US.
Recruitment startup Vervoe looks to create a level playing field for job applicants via automatic video interviews
Founded by Omer Molad, CEO and David Weinberg, CTO, Vervoe looks to replace face to face interviews with automated interviews and online simulations.
The Victorian Government has established the Victoria Cyber Security Strategy, which outlines how the government will move against cyber threats.
Energy company AGL has today announced a US$10 million ($12.4 million) investment into American startup August Home, a company creating smart locks and associated products and services.
Through an app, US platform Boon Investments offers robo-advice to facilitate investments in the US market for Australian consumers.
Tom Hajdu has been appointed SA’s first Chief Advisor on Innovation, where he will work to lead local collaboration and attract startup talent to the state.
Canberra digital transformation company Intelledox raises $4 million to further international growth
Intelledox has announced the closing of a $4 million, which will be used to accelerate the business’s global expansion and build out its software product.
Stake wants to offer Australian investors easier and cheaper access to US stocks and exchange traded funds (ETFs) than previously available.
Developing an online B2B marketplace to help architects sell their imagery to product suppliers is Sydney-startup Bookmarc.