Start-up Profiles



Sydney startup GoFar heading to Switzerland for international pitching competition

1:39PM | Tuesday, 27 January 2015 | Broede Carmody

A Sydney startup is heading to Switzerland to battle it out for the chance to win $US500,000 in funding.

You can now order your own private courier thanks to this Sydney startup

1:26PM | Thursday, 22 January 2015 | Broede Carmody

A Sydney startup is looking to make it easier for Australians to do their online shopping by providing an on-demand delivery service.

Publishing startup Tablo launches app to help readers find authors

1:49PM | Wednesday, 21 January 2015 | Broede Carmody

Publishing startup Tablo has launched an iOS and Android app in a bid to help people discover and follow authors on the platform with ease.

Keep it simple stupid: how to get your startup featured on Product Hunt

1:40PM | Tuesday, 20 January 2015 | Broede Carmody

Some of the best products and services are ones that are simple and “remove barriers” for things people are already doing, according to the founder and chief executive of Product Hunt, Ryan Hoover.

Don’t know what to wear? Ask your friendly neighbourhood retailer

1:30PM | Tuesday, 20 January 2015 | Broede Carmody

An Australian startup is looking to help bricks-and-mortar retailers engage directly with customers and in turn drive sales.

Meet the 20-year-old Melbourne entrepreneur who was accepted into the 500 Startups accelerator program

1:38PM | Monday, 19 January 2015 | Broede Carmody

A 20-year-old Australian entrepreneur has been accepted into the latest round of the American 500 Startups accelerator program.

The finest truckin’ convoy since CW McCall: 20 OzAPP Awards finalists named, including a freight marketplace

1:55PM | Friday, 16 January 2015 | Andrew Sadauskas

Online freight capacity marketplace FreightExchange, which is currently part of Telstra’s Muru-D program, is one of the 20 startups named as a finalist in this year’s OzApp Awards.

Babysitting platform Kindy acquires Melbourne startup Social Hands

1:05PM | Thursday, 15 January 2015 | Broede Carmody

Sydney-based babysitting app Kindy has acquired Melbourne startup Social Hands for an undisclosed fee, in a bid to expand its customer base.

If you can’t say anything positive, then Kudosto’s probably not for you

1:40PM | Monday, 12 January 2015 | Kye White

There’s no place for negative reviews at Sydney-based online review startup Kudosto.

Your Fork launches on-demand grocery delivery app

1:24PM | Monday, 12 January 2015 | Broede Carmody

Sydney Startup Your Fork has launched an iPhone app in a bid to make it as easy as possible for Australians to have groceries delivered to their door within two hours.

Meet the NSW startup allowing travellers to search for events in their own language

1:19PM | Monday, 5 January 2015 | Broede Carmody

A Sydney-based startup is looking to help locals and travellers find major, accessible events anywhere in the world in their own language.

This startup wants to make socialising between dog owners a walk in the park

1:03PM | Monday, 5 January 2015 | Broede Carmody

A Melbourne-based startup is looking to make it easier for dog owners to socialise with one another and organise trips to the park or beach with their pets.

Laying down the law: Why Kate Morris chose to be an online entrepreneur instead of a lawyer

1:48PM | Monday, 5 January 2015 | Angela Priestley

Almost 15 years ago, Kate Morris studied arts law for one week before realising she had no interest in becoming a lawyer.

Education tech startup ParentPaperwork closes $100,000 seed funding

12:30PM | Friday, 19 December 2014 | Kye White

Education technology startup ParentPaperwork has announced it has closed a seed funding round worth upwards of $100,000.

The top 10 Aussie startups of 2014

12:23PM | Friday, 19 December 2014 | Kye White

It’s been a big year for the Australian startup ecosystem ...

Five Australian startups to watch in 2015

12:38PM | Wednesday, 17 December 2014 | Broede Carmody

The startup scene continues to flourish in Australia, with hundreds of new startups launching this year and many scaling nationally and overseas.

Tapit opens US office following rapid international expansion

12:16PM | Tuesday, 16 December 2014 | Broede Carmody

An Australian startup leading the way in contactless communications has opened an office in New York as part of its expansion into the US market.

Melbourne Angels nails it with $750,000 investment in augmented reality wearables startup

12:58PM | Tuesday, 16 December 2014 | Broede Carmody

Melbourne Angels has led a syndicated investment worth more than $750,000 in Metaverse Makeovers, a wearable tech startup whose primary product is augmented reality nail accessories.

Aussie software startup Flamingo spreads its wings in the US

12:52PM | Thursday, 11 December 2014 | Broede Carmody

Software startup Flamingo has announced it is establishing operations in the US to kick-start rapid growth after eight months in the Australian market.

Sydney app to give traditional footwear retailers a run for their money

12:40PM | Thursday, 11 December 2014 | Broede Carmody

A new app by the podiatrist for two popular football teams is allowing users to scan their foot to determine which athletic shoes they are best suited to.