Melbourne-founded location services company Bluedot Innovation has raised US$5.5 million ($7.24 million) in a Series A round led by toll road development and management company Transurban
Despite the fact they predominantly serve customers across regional areas, agtech businesses are earning a name for themselves in the wider startup space.
Agersens has developed eShepherd, a virtual shepherding platform for managing livestock through GPS-based collars attached to each animal.
Feedmee is a social enterprise restaurant discovery and booking platform which donates a portion of each booking referral fee to charity.
Seeva is an online marketplace allowing carers and users with disabilities to find, connect and book disability service providers.
Domino’s has announced the launch of an AI assistant that will be plugged into the brand’s site and mobile app to allow customers to order food using voice.
OurSay is a Melbourne-based startup working to facilitate transparency and communication between organisations and civilians using an online platform.
The NSW government has announced the inaugural board for the Sydney School of Entrepreneurship, which will be chaired by former Professor Mark Wainwright.
Predominantly aimed at LGBTQI users, Winkd is a dating app looking to bring the act of meeting someone back to its roots.
On Tuesday this week, Geepe.rs, the startup changing the way we view and use geo-location around the world held the finals of its pitching competition at Sydney’s ATP Innovations.
Geo-location startup Geepers this week launched The Geepers Challenge 2013, a competition where creative thinkers across NSW have the opportunity to establish a technology startup of their own. Participants also have the chance to win other prizes in return for designing and presenting the best concepts for web-based or mobile applications that are fundamentally “powered by Geepers”.
Geepers is perhaps one of the most innovative pieces of tech to come out of the Australian startup scene this year.