Set to be held at Suncorp’s headquarters at Brisbane Square, the Fintech Startup Weekend is looking to boost local interest in the space. With over 20 fintech businesses already headquartered in Southeast Queensland, there is significant space for the sector to grow.
Adedayo Charis, a serial entrepreneur from Nigeria, is set to launch his 3rd startup iKON Tracker to tackle Nigeria’s kidnapping crisis. iKON Tracker is a tech device that can be attached to any non-tech item to give people a means to track their belongings.
Brisbane is set to play host to Australia’s first Indigenous Startup Weekend in July, which will look to increase and promote Indigenous entrepreneurship.
Queensland-founded startup Corilla is the flashy publishing tool for technical writers, helping content teams write, manage, and maintain software documentation in the cloud, at scale.
Using advanced geospatial mapping technology, Gruntify helps businesses capture and manage field-collected data, whether they be surveys, inspections, audits, or staff or members of the public submitting maintenance requests.
Brisbane startup Winja is a social media platform for both customers and brands to shed light on poor experiences and product complaints in a productive manner.
Brisbane legal startup Lawcadia believes that commercial organisations still struggle with issues around outsourced legal service providers and is looking to be the solution.
Caresquare is a Brisbane startup looking to make childcare more affordable for families by bringing the concept of the sharing economy to nannying.
Applications are now open for startups to enter River City Labs’ investor pitch event RiverPitch. The bi-annual event is celebrating its 9th edition and expects the number of participants to triple in size from last year.
Six months on from its launch into Sydney and Melbourne, food delivery startup Deliveroo has announced its expansion into Brisbane. With 50 local restaurants on board, the service will be available in the Brisbane CBD, Fortitude Valley, New Farm, Teneriffe, and Spring Hill.
Member-owned banking and financial services provider Credit Union Australia (CUA) has today announced a partnership with Sydney fintech coworking hub Stone & Chalk. Like the hub’s other partnerships with corporates, the link with CUA will give startups the ability to tap into the organisation’s knowledge and networks.
Brisbane’s Creative Tech Startup Weekend event, held at the Queensland University of Technology’s coworking space this past weekend, saw the development of a number of sharing apps that take look to advantage of Australia’s sharing economy, with event organisers QUT Creative Enterprise (CEA) naming musical instrument swapping app Shario as the winner of the competition.
QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) has opened registrations for Australia’s first ever Startup Weekend for creative and tech entrepreneurs.
Saturday mornings spent at the netball courts or soccer fields are a fixture of Australian childhoods, but adult responsibilities can make playing organised sport beyond high school or university a challenge. On top of the fact that registration fees are expensive, it can be hard to guarantee availability for practice and game day week in and week out.
Brisbane startup Redback Technologies has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with The University of Queensland. The partnership between the two is aimed at accelerating the global commercialisation of Redback’s low cost solar solutions for residential and commercial users.