Last Friday, Delosa upped the ante, moving his growing empire to what is fast becoming Sydney’s startup hub, and opening up The Entourage’s Entrepreneur Development Centre (EEDC) on Harris street in Pyrmont.
After much anticipation, Adelaide startup Aston Club, deemed “the uber of the hospitality industry” has just launched into the iOS and Android markets. Incorporated into the smartphone application is a Point Of Sale-integrated mobile payment system, member benefit programme with exclusive VIP rewards and unique marketing solutions for merchants.
The team behind personal finance startup Pocketbook is currently experimenting with Google Glass in an effort to make managing money even easier for Australians.
If you’re in the Sydney CBD district and want your booze right away, Quick Bottle is at your service. The new startup was built with the sole purpose of saving customers the time and effort it takes to drive to the bottle shop, and having to deal with traffic and parking – in other words, First World inconveniences.
Last night, Sydney-based entrepreneur Martin Martinez officially launched his privileges programme, Entrepreneur Card. The membership programme, priced at $495 a year, has been designed expressly for small and medium-sized business owners, who don’t receive the same nurturing that larger businesses do.
Today, Chief Minister Katy Gallagher launched the GRIFFIN Accelerator at the ANU Connect Ventures Innovation Showcase. The focus of the accelerator program is ‘Servicing Government’, and so applicants with solutions in the Government Software, Government Services, Defence, Education and Health space are welcome to apply.
They can come untied and trip you over. You can shove them inside your sneakers but that hurts. You can do a double knot, but then taking off your shoes becomes complicated. These are the burdens we, First World residents, face when it comes to laced shoes.
Vend, the world’s first HTML5 point-of-sale (POS) software provider, has raised an additional AUD$22 million (USD$20 million) of investment capital. The round was co-led by PayPal co-founder and investor in Facebook, Peter Thiel of Valar Ventures (US) and Square Peg Capital (Australia).