Australian entrepreneurs David and Joel Harrison decided it was time to overlay a digital marketplace model to an old-school industry. Last month, they launched their startup Waste Choices, offering businesses of any size a fast, transparent, and compliant solution for waste collection, recycling, treatment and disposal of over 30 streams of waste.
There is a company called Terracycle that was founded in 2001 by a guy called Tom Szaky. Terracycle is one of the fastest growing green companies in the world.
Mango Salute is the online platform that allows creative people to design and send their own personalised interactive ‘Fine Art Card’ to anyone around the world.
A number of sources have told Startup Daily that Sydney-headquartered venture technology firm and startup incubator BlueChilli has not delivered on its promise to numerous startups in its portfolio, with one source saying it is “doing more damage to the Australian startup scene than good.”
Last night from New York, Moko Social Media Limited, one of the two companies we reported had previously approached Tagroom about an acquisition offer, announced that they had just signed a binding term sheet to acquire 80% of Tagroom.com.
Australian crowd funding platform VentureCrowd today announced its $1.2 million fundraising for the mobile payments service ingogo.
Other than the AU$20,000 seed funding from the 2012 incubator program, TinyBeans has bootstrapped their way to 500,000 users across the platform. While over 50% of the users are based in the United States, the application has people getting in on all the TinyBean action in 188 countries across the world, from Argentina to the Isle of Mann.
Churn TV is a video sharing platform aims to push the boundaries of seamless online entertainment. The startup was founded by Matt Way and Nick Drewe, who have a degree of tech/pop culture notoriety already from other media plays they have created such as ‘Warmest 100′ and ‘Splendour in the Grams