Start-up Profiles



Appee helps app developers engage with their users

11:38PM | Thursday, 20 November 2014 | Kye White

As the number of people using mobile apps continues to rise, so too does the amount of tools available to the developers that build them.

Meet the startup trying to create the Spotify for media content

11:16PM | Thursday, 20 November 2014 | Kye White

Australian startup inkl is the latest attempt to solve one of the media industry’s biggest problems – how to make people pay for online content.

That Startup Show announces line-up for remaining 2014 episodes

11:40PM | Tuesday, 18 November 2014 | Broede Carmody

That Startup Show, the Melbourne-based web series aimed at the startup community, has announced the line-up for the final instalments of its premiere season.

Melbourne startup aims to make wearable tech friendlier to professional women

11:01PM | Monday, 17 November 2014 | Broede Carmody

A Melbourne-based startup is looking to make wearable technology more comfortable and design-focused, and in doing so making gadgets better suited to professional women.

Sydney startup looking to match healthcare professionals with employers

11:52PM | Thursday, 13 November 2014 | Broede Carmody

A Sydney-based startup is looking to disrupt the recruitment process for the healthcare industry.

App helps entrepreneurs get tight with the in crowd

11:36PM | Thursday, 13 November 2014 | Kye White

While George Konstand enjoyed meeting new people at startup conferences, he often left frustrated that he wasn’t meeting the right people, in the right industry.

Energy startup out to prove solar’s not a dirty word

11:20PM | Thursday, 13 November 2014 | Kye White

Energy startup Smart Commercial Solar has turned to data analytics and reporting in order to make solar energy a more attractive prospect to businesses.

Melbourne semiconductor startup closes $US6 million Series A

11:56AM | Thursday, 13 November 2014 | Kye White

Melbourne-founded Indice Semiconducter has closed a $US6 million ($A6.9 million) Series A funding round that will help accelerate the distribution of its power-saving technology.

Got a team? You’ll know pretty quickly with this app

11:45PM | Monday, 10 November 2014 | Kye White

Having worked at one of Australia’s most successful startups, 99designs, Got a Team founder James Mansfield gained the confidence to start his own.

Are you ready for “emotional crowdsourcing”? This startup hopes so

11:20PM | Monday, 10 November 2014 | Kye White

Ello, Swarm, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter – if you thought there was no room for any more social networks, think again.

Pozible launches funding-match program for startups looking to make it big China

11:32PM | Thursday, 6 November 2014 | Broede Carmody

Australian crowdfunding platform Pozible has launched a partnership with IDG Capital Partners and the Shanghai-Nanxiang government to help Australian and international startups get a much-needed leg-up in the Chinese market.

Aussie startup to make running at night safer

11:37PM | Thursday, 6 November 2014 | Broede Carmody

An Aussie startup is looking to make it easier and safer for people to exercise at night.

Incoming: faster, smarter mobile video after startup secures $5.6m funding from Intel Capital

11:47PM | Wednesday, 5 November 2014 | Kye White

Incoming Media, a mobile video engagement platform out of NICTA, is one of 16 startups from around the world to receive a slice of $US62 million worth of funding from Intel Capital.

Yatango wants to give you control over your data consumption, as it seeks to raise $9 million

11:49AM | Tuesday, 4 November 2014 | Kye White

Consumer-focused, data usage startup Yatango is raising its first round of institutional investment as it looks to list in the United States or the United Kingdom next year.

Nitro raises $15 million in Series B funding

11:35AM | Tuesday, 4 November 2014 | Kye White

Australian startup Nitro has announced it has raised $US15 million ($A17.26 million) in a Series B financing round led by Battery Ventures, a partnership that will help guide the company towards an initial public offering.

Aussie startup gives music fans the chance to buy high-quality concert recordings

11:32AM | Tuesday, 4 November 2014 | Kye White

A new Australian startup is set to launch that will give consumers the opportunity to purchase audio from live concerts they attend.

TutorSearch helps students and tutors connect

11:48PM | Monday, 3 November 2014 | Kye White

Three years ago Melbourne student Milan Amarsi was looking for a tutor for his cousin and found it difficult to find one on short notice.

The new tech approach to an age-old problem

11:15PM | Monday, 3 November 2014 | Kye White

As Australians live longer and longer, more sons, daughters and grandchildren are becoming the primary carers for ageing relatives who want to stay at home.

Wine app uses photo-recognition software to note your favourite wines

10:21PM | Thursday, 30 October 2014 | Broede Carmody

A Sydney-based startup is using photo-recognition technology to make it easier for Australians to note and share their favourite wines.

Tablo teams with major publisher in hunt for Australia’s next bestselling author

10:07PM | Wednesday, 29 October 2014 | Kye White

Online publishing platform startup Tablo will soon start helping a major publisher find new writing talent.