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Daybreak: How to look good and eradicate blindness

by 9 days ago.

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.

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Fun Projects’ latest documentary series delves into Melbourne’s startup scene

by 9 days ago.

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.

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Visual arts startup Bluethumb titled Best Shopping App, but are the artworks really worth $1.5M?

by 10 days ago.

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.

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