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Founder Institute ANZ reveals the 8 startups in its latest cohort ahead of Demo Day

- May 17, 2024 2 MIN READ
Founder Institute ANZ director Benjamin Chong

Founder Institute ANZ, the local chapter of the world’s largest pre-seed startup accelerator, has revealed the eight startups in its latest cohort as they prepare for Demo Day next week.

The startups involved have just completed an intensive 3.5 months program of business-building, evaluation, and feedback from leading experts and investors ahead of a Demo Day in Sydney next Tuesday, May 21.

Simone Joyce, the New York based CEO and founder of fintech Paypa Plane, will deliver the keynote address at the free online pitch night at 6pm.

To be a part of it, sign up here.

Founder Institute director Benjamin Chong, partner at Right Click Capital, said each founders demonstrated a high level of perseverance and creativity, with their businesses thoroughly vetted and supported by the institute’s panel.

The 2024 startups are:

  • Amicii – Meet new friends and grow your social network organically with small group social experiences curated for you.
  • Butter – Giving people access to their desired lifestyle, by pairing their interests and preferences with the social plans of like-minded others.
  • ivygo – A peer-to-peer EV charging network providing electric vehicle owners with a greater choice of convenient and accessible charging options via a mobile app.
  • Sanux – Developing an app to help Type 2 diabetes patients and doctors by serving them gold standard medical recommendations from leading scientists in real-time and any language
  • TechDojo – Empowering ANZ Companies to access carefully-vetted Data Analytics and AI talent that can deliver BreakThrough projects.
  • Austina Boutique – Offering custom-fit shoes merging style with comfort, empowering every woman’s step with confidence and grace.
  • Fundaroo – An online lending platform helping Indian students gain access to the world’s best universities
  • Terepay – Send Now Pay Later for remittances! An alternative payment solution created to help Filipino migrants access quick cash during challenging times, allowing them to send the borrowed money overseas.
Applications are open for our next intake kick off on August 12. For details see FI.co/apply/australia.

Join the current cohort for for the Demo Day startup showcase on May 21 here .