Given the public healthcare sector is in a state of flux, there are a number of startups in the private sector (both locally and globally) playing a significant and constructive role in health promotion. Locally, one of the fastest growing HealthTech startups is Fitgenes.
The list of Uber’s enemies is a long one. It includes everyone from politicians to taxi lobbyists and the general public to its own drivers. I have been saying on quite a regular basis in the last couple of months that a war is brewing in the transport market.
Since going public and acquiring DriveMyCarRentals, Qanda has made a further two acquisitions, adding Rentoid.com to its portfolio of products in May, as well as Caramavan.com just this month.
The Canva app sits in the Productivity category on the App store. Canva is lucky that there is no real competition in its space right now, that offers the all the functionality they do basically free, with only a small fee for premium design features and imagery. However, Adobe and its Creative Cloud services have begun to make a play into their own web solutions.
Over the last couple of weeks this notion of ‘entrepreneur porn’ has been the top of mind for a number of startup commentators and journalists around the world, prompting us to ask the question – is it killing the actual definition of what it actually means to be an entrepreneur?
In knowing the struggles startup founders face when recruiting talent, last year, Lee, Maloof, Temponi and Michayluk decided to create a business that connects startups to motivated, entrepreneurial interns. They have since placed several interns in Sydney and Melbourne based startups with a beta site.
Zova, an app targeted at women in the fitness industry is starting to gain some pretty significant traction. It recently become one of just over a dozen apps selected by Apple to be featured as part of the Apple Health Kit with iOS6.
The most interesting aspect about this funding is that it is for a media company that deals in email. And if you are to believe the rhetoric most people hate emails.