The Startup Games wrapped up its first Australian event yesterday at The Mint in Sydney, with local fintech startup Nod securing victory.
Students from the USyd, UNSW, and Griffith University are preparing to pitch on the world stage after taking part in the Hult Prize campus competitions.
To remove waiting times at restaurants and improve the overall customer experience is London-based and Brisbane-founded app Boppl. The app is a mobile ordering and payment platform that allows customers to order food and drinks from venues via their phone.
To decrease the cost of hospital expenditure and relieve the time spent between patient and doctor is new healthtech app, Ada. The app is a diagnosis smartphone service that was built in Berlin and London with the input of more than 100 medical doctors and years of clinical research.
Sydney startup Seatfrog, which looks to bring the joy of the airline upgrade to everyone rather than the select lucky few, has raised $1.2 million in a seed funding round led by London-based VC firm Howzat Partners.
Companies like Spotify and Netflix have paved the way for digital subscription, making it quick, cheap and easy to access millions of songs and movies all in one place. Now, London startup Readbug wants to bring that approach to indie magazines, providing readers with access to dozens of hard to find titles. While the startup wants to replicate the services provided by the likes of Netflix and Spotify, it also wants to offer support outside of the digital world and help readers to engage in print publishing.