News & Analysis
Sydney has been ranked 11th in a list of the top 50 cities globally for female entrepreneurs, with Melbourne also making the list, in 17th place.
New Zealand startup Re-Leased has raised NZ$2.3 million ($2.11 million) in funding to further its growth in the UK and other international markets.
Square and Bank of Queensland (BOQ) have joined forces to deliver small business more flexible payment options.
The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) has launched the UTS Startups program to encourage more students into startups.
Almost $850 million (US$630 million) of venture capital was invested in Australian startups in the 2017-18 financial year, a new record for the local ecosystem.
Property developer Mirvac has opened The Third Space, a coworking hub in its Broadway shopping centre in Sydney.
The ‘International Innovation Partnership’, will see Air New Zealand work with JetBlue Technology Ventures to identify, help develop, and implement emerging tech in the travel sector.
AirTree Ventures has announced its investment in New Zealand human resources startup Joyous, whose platform looks to make it easier for employees to manage regular HR processes and interactions.
Sydney-founded travel startup Seatfrog has raised $8 million in a Series A round led by European venture capital firm Octopus Ventures, with participation from existing backers including HOWZAT Partners.
LaunchVic has announced $13.45m in funding to establish 3 accelerators, while Startup Onramp has received funding to expand across regional Queensland.
EnergyLab has partnered with Catalysr to give early-stage migrapreneurs working in the cleantech space access to tailored resources and support.
Startup Muster has launched its 2018 survey and is calling for current and future startup founders, investors, and others in the community to take part.
Tech startup JAR Aerospace has walked away with the top gong at the Cisco Start Challenge pitch completion. The company, whose focus is on developing and manufacturing purpose-built Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (or drones), scored $40,000 worth of digital transformation for their business. Samuel Lewinson, one of the four cofounders of the venture, said the prize […]
India-founded rideshare company Ola has appointed former eBay Australia boss Simon Smith as its managing director in Australia. Smith, whose previous roles also include time as a non-executive director of Sportsbet, CEO of local social networking platform Nabo, and as a consultant at McKinsey, will be tasked with developing the company’s presence in Australia – […]
Peer-to-peer car sharing network Car Next Door has raised $2 million in a funding round led by Hyundai, with participation from existing backer Caltex.