Northern NSW startup Nuonic has today announced it has received strategic investment from, and launched an alliance with, KPMG Australia.
Auckland-based SaaS platform Thematic today announced it has raised US$1.22 million in seed funding to continue its international growth.
As usage of ATMs falls, most experts are forecasting the full transition to a cashless society will take place somewhere between 2020 and 2022.
ASX-listed data intelligence platform Invigor has announced today its acquisition of Singapore-based Sprooki in an all-scrip – or all-shares – deal worth a total consideration of $10 million.
Three months after announcing its proposed acquisition of Sydney fintech startup Pocketbook, zipMoney has this week closed the deal, acquiring the startup for $6 million in cash.
Secure data exchange startup Data Republic has announced it has raised a $10.5 million in a Series A round from Qantas Loyalty, National Australia Bank’s NAB Ventures, and Westpac’s Reinventure Fund.
Imagine a future, perhaps one like this, where your data is a genuine asset. It is owned and controlled by you. You provision your data to the people and organisations you choose in ways that have value to you. In fact, when calculating your net worth, data is a key consideration.
Sydney-based startup Data Republic, founded by Paul McCarney and Danny Gilligan, is a platform that allows users to exchange data safely and securely, and make money in the process.
In the six weeks since Malcolm Turnbull became Prime Minister, boosting the Australian startup ecosystem has seemingly risen to the top of the government’s agenda. Only a couple of weeks after Innovation Minister Chris Pyne sat down with StartupAUS and Wyatt Roy ran PolicyHack, the government has announced a partnership with startup incubator Pollenizer to deliver DataStart, an open data initiative to support data-driven innovation.
Keeping up with your competition’s web presence can be a time consuming task, particularly in the ecommerce space where the information on web pages is constantly changing. However, new website analysis application CompeteShark, founded by Kiran Kumar and Shaun Thambyah, is looking to make that process easier with a platform that visually tracks changes to a site’s content and layouts in real-time.
The idea for BuiltWith came in 2007, when Gary Brewer was visiting a lot of random sites, looking at their source code and discovering what platforms they were built with. He was researching elements like the writing of code on the site by viewing the source, seeing if they were made in PHP or if the company was using Windows and similar information in that arena.
While finding reliable sources of clean, cheap energy should be high on the political agenda, a Sydney-based startup thinks Australia is approaching the energy equation backwards. Irish-Australian technologist and founder of CIM Environmental Group, David Walsh said it’s cleaner and cheaper to not use energy than it will ever be to produce it.
UK startup Massive Analytic, which provides enterprises with big data analytics, has launched the open beta phase of its platform to help businesses analyse their plans and strategies to predict potential outcomes more accurately.
A new startup DataFox has emerged, offering what appears to be a holistic and automated solution that allows investors to make better investment decisions. Google Ventures Partner Dave Munichiello even said that DataFox “is well positioned to help foster a new era of transparency in the world of private-company data.”