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Scriptrock and other Startmate alumni are beginning to show the value of Australian accelerator programs

by 4 days ago.

In the early days, accelerators like Startmate and Angelcube faced criticism from some commentators in the tech space. It is apparent now that those remarks may have been made way too early, because the systemised approach that these programs have followed to take startups to market has begun to yield very positive results – not just for the companies, but for the broader Australian ecosystem.

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LobbyCrowd set to hold Australian politicians accountable

by 8 days ago.

Like many other Australians, Tony Simpson, a NSW Southern Highlands-based entrepreneur, is frustrated that our government pay such little attention to what we articulate online, let alone act upon our suggestions. This is why he created LobbyCrowd – an online platform that combines traditional political lobbying with modern crowdsourcing.

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Startup tapAquiz injects tech into the traditional trivia night

by 12 days ago.

Although we’re diverging rapidly into a digital world, when it comes to trivia nights, pens and paper are still the tools of choice. Melbourne-based app development company, Appytizer, decided it was time to overlay modern technology onto the good ol’ fashioned trivia night. The company’s latest product tapAquiz does exactly that.

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