A battery materials company promising to improve the capacity of existing lithium-ion batteries by up to 100% has raised $3.7 million in a pre-Series A. The round was led by local VC Artesian and US-based Riverstone Ventures, with New York’s Chaos Ventures, Singapore’s SDGx and Sydney VC Bandera Capital also chipping in alongside several prominent Australian… Read more »
More than two years after it was announced, the $10 million iAccelerate Seed Fund at the University of Wollongong (UoW) is open for business.
University of Wollongong opens new iAccelerate Centre to help boost the Illawarra’s innovation capabilities
The University of Wollongong has officially opened the iAccelerate Centre, a new three storey building that will be home to the iAccelerate program, which has helped 65 companies since its launch in 2012.
Wollongong startup Build My Body caters to the individual to fill the gap in the health and nutrition marketplace, which founder Fabian Di Marco believes desperately needs a revision of the ‘one size fits all’ model.
Wollongong’s Safety Compass is digitising the workplace safety manual through augmented reality and interactive mapping
Wollongong startup Safety Compass is an app that provides live location specific workplace safety information through augmented reality and interactive mapping.
Wollongong interactive gaming startup Lime Rocket has created an audience engagement tool for venues
Lime Rocket, a graduate of the first muru-D intake last year, has created a gaming platform called Buzzy TV, which turns any existing TV screen or projector into a gaming platform for people to play on against each other through their smartphones. It’s able to work across multiple venues, collating scores onto one leaderboard for a particular set of venues or a region.
Last week the Top 10 teams from the previous weekend’s Hackagong Competition pitched their ideas at #IllawarraDigital2013 where they were judged and the overall winner was chosen.