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There is a massive opportunity for another Startup / Tech focused media player to enter the market – that not only reported and analysed what was happening in the space but a site that also uncovers and reports on opportunities that exist between Asia and Australia.
Mat Beeche sat down with Dwyane Martin to get the low down on importing and exporting edible goods in and out of Australia.
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Matt Jones decided to launch what he hopes will become a national event – and perhaps even a movement. The Modern Tradie Workshop will kick off on the 5th of September in Sydney, and is aimed at empowering tradies so that they can experience the full benefits of technology.
Earlier this week, I sat down with Liz Wald, VP of International for Indiegogo and she was extremely open and candid about my line of questioning around the so called “scam-paigning” issue that journalists from Pando and The Next Web in particular have had digs at the company for.
Sydney-founded security analytics innovator Packetloop was acquired by a global leader in the field of network security, Arbor Networks, in September 2013 – two years after the startup was founded by computer security consultants Scott Crane, Michael Baker and Tyson Garrett.
An Australian eyewear company is taking the philanthropic approach to marketing its latest sunglasses. Daybreak is the ambitious brand currently being crowdfunded on Indiegogo to ensure that every pair they sell goes towards helping to restore sight to someone in need from Asia, Africa or South America, providing sight-saving surgery, medical treatment or prescription glasses.
Australian startups may be able to capture the gaze of government officials, but they’re certainly making their way onto the screen. Fun Project’s Startup Nation is one of many tech startup-focused ‘broadcast style’ ventures to be launched into the Australian media landscape. The six-part documentary series delves into Melbourne’s startup scene – 10 minutes at a time.
South Australian visual arts marketplace Bluethumb has taken out Best Shopping App in the Australian Mobile & App Design Awards 2014. Given the awards attracts entries from high profile businesses like domain.com.au, carsales.com.au, AFL, Coles and ANZ in a wide range of categories, it’s safe to say Bluethumb was in great company – not to mention, last year Ikea and Starbucks took out top honours in the categories for retail and shopping.