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Anne Moore believes her startup PlanDo will address the changing mindset of tech-savvy employees, their job satisfaction and the impacts of technology.
Yesterday, Catcha Group announced the launch of Catcha Ventures, its investment arm which will focus on funding high growth new media, technology and mobile companies in the South East Asian region. In a media release, the company stated it would invest between USD$50 to $100 million in chosen companies over the next three to five year period.
Kardashian was interviewed by journalist Kara Swisher onstage this week at Re/Code’s annual tech conference on the topics of social media, mobile gaming and the polarising nature of her particular brand of fame.
According to the latest MYOB Business Monitor, the outlook for revenue growth for Australian startups in the next 12 months is weaker than in 2013. And the biggest pressure point for startups was found to be fuel prices.
In response to current state of Australia’s disability support sector, Fighting Chance has created an innovative and inclusive model with approaches this problem holistically, providing people with significant disabilities with employment opportunities and helping them develop the skills and self-confidence necessary to transition into the mainstream workforce. The brains behind the grassroots organisation is brother-sister team Jordan and Laura O’Reilly.
Home intelligence startup Ninja Blocks has today announced a USD$700,000 capital raise. The news follows a successful Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign completed in January through which the startup raised a little over $700,000, more than six times its pledged amount. Investors in the latest fund round are both local and international, and include SingTel Innov8, Blackbird Ventures and 500 Startups.
Nathan Kinch believes a business model is better defined as how a company defines, creates, delivers, manages and optimises its value proposition.
Posse and Beat the Q have today announced a merger that will assist in companies’ growth trajectory. Together, the startups want to create the “Uber or Airbnb of shopping”. Posse and Beat the Q both have strong traction; collectively, they will have 500,000 users, 56,000 shop relationships and handle over 400,000 transactions per month.