Startup stories - Page 2
Aussie app startup raises $1M through crowd-sourced funding campaign
The success of the CSF will enable the startup to activate its plans for growth, both in Australia and globally, with CEO and Founder Leon Young now planning to launch a private investment round in early Q1 2022.
New online shopping platform allows shoppers to get others to pay for their items
New fintech startup YouPay offers a unique online shopping option where you pick what items you want from over 250 retailers and get someone else to pay.
Xerox and Oracle partner to help new ventures launch fast, with a focus on 3D printing, IoT, and AR
Oracle has announced a multi-year deal with Xerox providing cloud-computing infrastructure and Oracle software, focusing on 3D printing, industrial IoT and augmented reality.
Sydney startup Metigy announces global expansion to assists SMEs with digital marketing
Sydney based AI marketing startup Metigy has expanded its reach to the USA and Singapore, as COVID-19 continues to drive SMEs to digital marketing globally.
Accenture and Microsoft Asia support 33 businesses in APAC with Project Amplify
The investment focuses specifically on social impact and sustainability, by helping APAC businesses scale emerging solutions and business models.
29-year-old EY finalist founded and bootstrapped world's fastest-growing pdf software company
Kiwi entrepreneur Max Ferguson, founder of software company Lumin, is a finalist in the 2021 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.
NZ's startup ecosystem on a winning streak as investment levels climb - report
New Zealand’s startup industry received almost $60 million worth of investment from 66 deals in the first half of 2021.
Gartner reveals top predictions for 2022 and beyond
The bulk of the report focus on the lessons learned by businesses and IT leaders during ongoing COVID-19-related disruptions.
Tech start-ups hit by 'illogical' change of R&D funding
Deep tech firms say changes to research and development (R&D) funding have left them scrambling for cash.
Six60 backed Sidehustle app launches - the social marketplace app for entrepreneurs
Sidehustle Ecommerce launches Sidehustle, a social marketplace app where brands and individuals can buy, sell and rent items, and find and list jobs.
LawVu raises $17m in funding round, sets sights on global expansion
"Its combination of intuitive user experience and excellent customer feedback make LawVu a stand out in the legal tech industry. We're excited for our partnership with LawVu as it continues to expand globally.”
Mastercard’s new Start Path program supports digital assets, blockchain and cryptocurrency startups
Mastercard has announced its latest Start Path global start-up engagement program supporting digital assets, blockchain and cryptocurrency companies.
New brain supplementation brand launches in NZ
Simply Nootropics, a new company offering brain supplementation pills, has launched in New Zealand.
New Zealand AI startup secures $1.8 million investment for environment focused business
New Zealand company, Nelson Artificial Intelligence (NAI), has announced a new spin off of its first business after securing a $1.8 million investment.
AWS launches clean energy accelerator for start ups
Amazon Web Services has launched the AWS Clean Energy Accelerator in response to the rapid proliferation of startups working to solve the world's energy challenges.
Startup incubator Te Ōhaka holds event showcasing current projects
Ara training institute staff have been invited to Christchurch’s startup hub Te Ōhaka to mix with some of the centre’s current startup projects.
NZ startups show strong growth despite COVID-19 challenges
New Zealand startup investment has grown and matured despite the challenges of COVID-19, according to a report from PwC and the Angel Association
Men more likely than woman to join a tech start up - study
"With the pandemic creating a new wave of entrepreneurism and the launch of exciting startups, now is the time for these companies to be ambitious and attract tech talent to their organisations."
uSpark launches new partner program focused on supporting startups
uSpark has launched a new partner program to offer Australian startups the opportunity to fast track their products to market.
Chch offers start-up support for COVID-19 impacted jobseekers
Residents of Christchurch, Selwyn and Ashburton who lost their jobs due to the pandemic are invited to submit their start-up ideas to a new programme.
Brisbane fintech launches with ambitious goals
Digital lending and payments provider WLTH is focused on refreshing the financial services industry in Australia, and has growth projections of $1.23 billion worth of residential and commercial loans by the end of FY22.
Kiwi start up FileInvite raises $2.3 million to target US financial services sustomers
FileInvite is a document and data collection engine that looks to improve customer experience and employee productivity.
PwC: Investment in NZ startups remains resilient, despite lockdowns
Investment in New Zealand startups has remained relatively stable despite the COVID-19 lockdowns and disruption to business.
MYOB invests in local startup Flare to aid ANZ businesses
“Our purpose at MYOB is to help more business owners in Australia and New Zealand start, survive and succeed, and what better way to do this than by empowering them to more efficiently onboard and engage the lifeblood of their business and their employees.”