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Delivery marketplace Zoom2u launches DoorDash and UberEats rival for business

- March 7, 2023 2 MIN READ

Australian delivery platform, Zoom2u has launched a new SaaS marketplace, Drivers2u, to help businesses tackle deliveries.  The delivery service by the ASX-listed software company aims to bridge the gap between customers and drivers. Local businesses and restaurants can match with delivery provider for free through Drivers2u. The platform allows businesses and customers to post a… Read more »

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Real estate data giant CoreLogic acquires Geelong proptech Plezzel

- February 27, 2023 2 MIN READ

Property data and analytics platform CoreLogic has acquired Victorian technology company, Plezzel.  Plezzel provides real estate agents in Australia with customisable digital advertising and marketing. They also provide a platform to help agents respond to questions and requests from people interested in buying or renting properties. The cost of the acquisition was not disclosed. The… Read more »

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People management scale-up BrightHR delivers small business owners their most valuable asset – time

- February 24, 2023 2 MIN READ

Smart HR software company, BrightHR has reached a milestone in Australia. Since its launch, the scale-up tech platform has helped more 20,000 local Australian businesses navigate HR-related challenges and grow. BrightHR CEO David Price said they’re not focused on adding to that figure. “I can see us helping 30,000 clients and beyond in the next… Read more »

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ASX-listed software company ReadyTech ramps up its Tasmanian ambitions

- February 20, 2023 2 MIN READ

Online training software company ReadyTech is expanding its Centre of Excellence at the University of Tasmania, with backing from the state government ReadyTech (ASX:RDY) provides software services to organisations, including educators, medium-sized employers, and local and state governments, ranging from student services to employee management and payroll, ratepayer services, and case management for the justice… Read more »

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Aboriginal-founded online edtech ClassHive ramps up national ambitions as it saves teachers admin time

- February 17, 2023 2 MIN READ

ClassHive, an edtech startup with Aboriginal founders, is helping transform teaching in primary schools across Australia after a successful beta phase. The startup provides digital education tools to simplify teaching and learning.  Developed by Wingaru Education founders Lesley and Harvey Woodhouse, ClassHive offers a secure online learning environment for students and teachers, with a one-stop… Read more »

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Two tech startups are tapping into AI to help businesses lift their customer service

- February 10, 2023 2 MIN READ

Two tech startups, TalkVia AI and a2b Transformation have joined forces to tackle Australia’s job shortage with Generative Pre-trained Transformer (GPT)-powered digital workers for customer service roles.  Queensland-based TalkVia AI streamlines customer service conversations using artificial intelligence and helps businesses engage with customers on a larger scale.  Victorian tech co a2b Transformation provides businesses with… Read more »

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Healthtech startup Ovira is helping women tackle a key problem – drug-free period pain relief

- February 10, 2023 2 MIN READ

Female readers know how bad period pain can get. For the men, I’d say, imagine being kicked in the nuts every month for four days straight. Oof. Ouch, right?  That’s what it feels like for your mothers, daughters, sisters, wives, or any friends with a vagina going through primary menstrual pain (dysmenorrhoea) or, even worse,… Read more »

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Fashion tech platform Mys Tyler launches ‘Brands for your Body’ to help women find clothes that fit

- February 7, 2023 2 MIN READ

Mys Tyler, the platform designed to empower women to discover algorithmically-tailored fashion for their body type, has launched a new Contributor Hub and site, to connect women, creators and clothing brands globally. Originally launched in 2020, Mys Tyler’s algorithm has been used by more than 300,000 women used to discover like-bodied creators and body-relevant fashion… Read more »

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Healthtech startup 23Strands is taking genomics mainstream to transform medicine

- February 6, 2023 2 MIN READ

Biotech startup 23Strands is planning to take genomics into mainstream healthcare through its cutting-edge research and innovations in bioinformatics, scientific literature analysis, and clinical insights based on whole genome sequencing (WGS). A human body contains around 3 billion pairs of genes. But the function of every gene is still not known. Genome sequencing links genes… Read more »

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DXC Technology predicts 5 ways the metaverse will reshape how we live and work in the next 5 years

- December 29, 2022 2 MIN READ

NSYE-listed DXC Technology has identified five ways it predicts the metaverse will impact life and business in the next 5 years. Here’s what they think. Workplace collaboration will never be the same again Around the world, the metaverse will become part of daily work for an increasing number of employees. Instead of staring at a… Read more »

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Australia’s gaming sector just had a cracking year, adding nearly 800 jobs

- December 22, 2022 3 MIN READ

The Australian game development sector is enjoying rapid growth on the back of unprecedented government support, with almost 800 new jobs created in the last year alone. The Interactive Games and Entertainment Association (IGEA) released its sixth annual Australian Game Development Survey this week, revealing that the sector has more than doubled in size over the last… Read more »

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Husic gets cracking on the government’s new $15 billion ‘reconstruction’ fund for renewables, fintech, AI, robotics and quantum

- December 1, 2022 3 MIN READ

The federal government has begun the formation of its flagship $15 billion manufacturing fund, with legislation introduced to Parliament and discussions with industry to kick off next week. The National Reconstruction Fund, a key election pledge from Labor, will provide funding to tech areas including medical science, renewables and low-emission technologies, and critical technologies such… Read more »