Start-up Profiles



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.

“Flying robots won’t be toys anymore”: The Australian startup using drones to revolutionise the surveying industry

12:40PM | Friday, 5 December 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

An Australian startup is hoping to revolutionise the surveying and building industries by using a cloud-based platform to create 3D images from data gathered by drone aircraft.

APE Mobile looks to raise $1.5 million to fund growth of its paperless construction site app

12:59AM | Friday, 5 December 2014 | Kye White

Perth startup APE Mobile is raising $1.5 million in Series A funding, as it looks to scale its paperless construction site app.

Sydney startup aims to create global shopping family

12:23PM | Thursday, 4 December 2014 | Dinushi Dias

Sydney startup CUZIN is working to create a global shopping family where users help each other buy products that are too expensive or unavailable where they live.

Melbourne startup Two Square Pegs matches entrepreneurs to mature-aged workers

12:07PM | Thursday, 4 December 2014 | Dinushi Dias-Weerakoon

Melbourne startup Two Square Pegs aims to create mutually beneficial relationships between new entrepreneurs and older professionals.

This startup wants businesses to be able to deliver to your door within an hour

12:50PM | Wednesday, 3 December 2014 | Broede Carmody

A Melbourne startup has launched with the aim of offering a one-hour delivery service for retailers and other businesses.

Sydney startup Dashba aims to recast social media marketing

12:53PM | Tuesday, 2 December 2014 | Dinushi Dias

Sydney startup Dashba wants to separate businesses interactions with their customers from social networks.

Why CoinJar really relocated to the UK

12:57PM | Tuesday, 2 December 2014 | Broede Carmody

Everyone loves to talk about bitcoin, so it was no surprise eyebrows were raised when Australian bitcoin exchange startup CoinJar confirmed it had shifted its headquarters to the UK.

Adelaide 3D software startup partners with US toy giant

12:28PM | Monday, 1 December 2014 | Broede Carmody

Makers Empire, an Adelaide startup that specialises in 3D printing software, has announced a partnership with US toy giant Sphero.

How this Melbourne music startup plans to bounce back

12:15PM | Monday, 1 December 2014 | Broede Carmody

Entrepreneurs should not rush to turn their ideas into a reality, according to the founder of a Melbourne startup which has re-launched after “going back to the drawing board”.

Successful crowdfunding campaign speaks volumes about suitcase soundsystems

11:16PM | Friday, 28 November 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

Forget about vinyl – the next big thing among audiophiles could be suitcases reinvented as speakers, with a Melbourne-based startup raising $17,370 for the devices (against a target of $16,000) in just days on Pozible.

Victorian game studio Hipster Whale scores hit with retro game-inspired Crossy Road

11:23PM | Thursday, 27 November 2014 | Kye White

It took just 12 weeks for Victorian game studio Hipster Whale to develop Crossy Road, a free mobile game which is currently sitting at number one in the Australian iPad App Store.

New web series to uncover the secrets of Melbourne’s successful startups

11:44PM | Wednesday, 26 November 2014 | Broede Carmody

A new web series has launched with the aim of lifting the lid on Melbourne’s growing startup scene

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.