Filter Squad


The global start-up treasure hunt

3:04AM | Friday, 15 March

With Australian venture capitalists unwilling, or unable, to back new ventures, Aussie start-ups are increasingly heading to the departure lounge in an attempt to secure funding.

Unearthing a new start-up scene out West

4:16AM | Monday, 2 April

Perth   Population: 1.69 million   Start-up survival rate: 73.1% (2007 to 2009).   While Western Australia is heavily associated with the mining industry, its state capital is playing host to an increasingly diverse start-up sector.

goCatch takes out top prize at Tech 23

8:18PM | Wednesday, 24 August

Tech start-ups goCatch, Filter Squad, OrionVM and StageBitz are among this year’s winners at innovation event Tech 23, which saw 23 early-stage companies vie for the chance to share in $150,000.

Perth-made app hits top spot in iTunes store

6:31PM | Sunday, 19 June

The latest app from Perth-based iPhone app developer Filter Squad has achieved top download status in the entertainment category of the iTunes store, despite launching just last week.