Start-up Profiles



ParcelPoint hits $7 million in funding, plans to double network of partnerships

3:54PM | Monday, 2 March 2015 | Kye White

Australian online retail delivery network startup ParcelPoint has raised $7 million, which will be used to double its network of partnerships and add more staff over the next financial year.

Online shopping platform puts the negotiation into buying

3:39PM | Monday, 2 March 2015 | Eisha Gupta

An Australian startup is making online shopping more collaborative by allowing consumers and retailers to negotiate prices.

Smartwatches to give IoT startups a leg-up

2:44PM | Thursday, 26 February 2015 | Broede Carmody

The growing popularity of smartwatches will help raise public awareness of internet-connected devices in the home, car and workplace, according to the founder of car monitoring startup GoFar.

Half a million customers in, Nitro gets set to build a smart documents platform

2:29PM | Thursday, 26 February 2015 | Kye White

Nitro has signed up its 500,000th business customer as it begins to switch its focus to building a smart documents platform.

No more waiting in queues if AirService has its way

2:04PM | Thursday, 26 February 2015 | Eisha Gupta

Sydney-based startup AirService is helping businesses do away with queues.

Driver fatigue on the radar as Aussie startup partners with NSW Roads and Maritime Services

2:57PM | Thursday, 26 February 2015 | Eisha Gupta

Two Australian startups have partnered with a government department to develop an app to help reduce road fatalities.

Daggy lanyards get the flick as wearable device startup Lifeable teams with Pause Fest

2:50PM | Thursday, 26 February 2015 | Broede Carmody

A Sydney startup focusing on wearable technology has announced a partnership with next year’s Pause Fest in order to streamline the event experience for attendees.

Robotic arm Jeva developed by Melbourne startup set to help people with a disability

2:01PM | Tuesday, 24 February 2015 | Eisha Gupta

A Melbourne-based startup is working towards developing a robotic arm that will help people with limited upper mobility in their day-to-day tasks.

Storage solution startup SpaceWays finds room to expand to Australia

2:25PM | Monday, 23 February 2015 | Kye White

There’s huge desire in Australia for web-based on-demand services, according to SpaceWays co-founder Rob Rebholz.

Do men need help buying gifts for the women in their lives? HappyWife thinks so

2:19PM | Thursday, 19 February 2015 | Broede Carmody

A Melbourne startup that helps men purchase gifts for women has been crowned the winner of this month’s TechCrunch Radio Pitch-off.

Babysitting app Kindy takes out $100,000 prize at 2014-15 OzAPP Awards

2:39PM | Thursday, 19 February 2015 | Eisha Gupta

Babysitting app Kindy is hoping to leverage its win at the 2014-15 OzAPP Awards into its first external investment.

Zwype is your digital bar tab

2:31PM | Thursday, 19 February 2015 | Broede Carmody

A BlueChilli startup is looking to make it easier for customers to pay for items even if they have left their wallet at home.

Sydney startup to help you land your friends a job

2:01PM | Wednesday, 18 February 2015 | Broede Carmody

Ureferjobs is looking to disrupt the job search market by allowing people to refer their peers for a position in exchange for cash.

Financial product comparison startup targets “savvy” but “time poor” consumers

2:51PM | Tuesday, 17 February 2015 | Eisha Gupta

A free web-based service is promising to help consumers take control of their finances by allowing them to compare services in one place.

Sydney-based startup’s app lets you swap unwanted goods with neighbours

2:48PM | Tuesday, 17 February 2015 | Broede Carmody

A Sydney-based startup is looking help Australians swap unwanted possessions with people in their neighbourhood.

A little Prezi for you: Drew Banks tells how the presentation software startup grew to over 50 million users

2:19PM | Monday, 16 February 2015 | Kye White

When Drew Banks joined Hungarian-founded startup Prezi in 2011, as its first non-founding director, the cloud-based presentation software startup had 1 million users.

Growing used smartphone and tablet market target for new marketplace

2:48PM | Monday, 16 February 2015 | Eisha Gupta

The market for buying and selling used smartphones and tablets now has a dedicated platform with the launch of

Why Stashd founder Jessica Wilson took a polar plunge in the name of entrepreneurship

2:27PM | Monday, 16 February 2015 | Kirsten Robb

Stashd founder Jessica Wilson says part of being an entrepreneur means getting out of your comfort zone, but even for Wilson, plunging into the icy Antarctic Ocean meant going well beyond her limits.

Sky’s the limit for Sydney travel auction startup

2:48PM | Wednesday, 11 February 2015 | Broede Carmody

A Sydney startup is looking to tap into everyone’s inner travel bug by giving Australians the opportunity to bid on cheap flights and travel vouchers.

Flexible Sydney startup to help consumers keep fit

2:19PM | Tuesday, 10 February 2015 | Broede Carmody

A Sydney startup is looking to make it faster and easier for people to book casual group fitness classes online.