UNSW 10x Accelerator alumni Aerologix has just raised $4.2M in a recent funding round. This innovative Sydney-based drone tech company has claimed the title “Uber for drones” and works by connecting drone pilots to enterprises or individuals in search of drone imaging via its platform. Using a patented algorithm and geolocation they match clients with skilled and qualified drone pilots for any projects they might have. Founded in 2019 by ex-Qantas pilots the company has seen an expansion of over 10,000 signed pilots since it's conception. Read more about this innovative startup here: https://www.businessnewsaustralia.com/articles/drone-tech-company-aerologix-flying-high-after-closi
Meet Vizzy, the Sydney startup that is revolutionising podcasting. Created in 2021 these entrepreneurs are capitalising on a an estimated 110 million Australian dollars, not even comparing to the global market of USD 14.25 billion in 2021 with their innovative product.
Their podcasting app allows for a fully immersive podcasting experience that allows the users to interact with the podcast they are listening to. Allowing for links and images to be added, meaning listeners will be able to have a more enriching podcasting experience.
Currently still in beta, this is definitely one to look out for!
In Australia where the threats of fires is as real and devastating that it is, It's always so rewarding seeing tech startups dedicated to help protect and save lives. Created by a team made up of volunteer emergency service personnel and RFS and SES, Fire Front Solutions is a startup committed to improving the efficiency of firefighters and first responders on the scene. Their fireground mapping and management solution, FireMapper, a mobile mapping app, is the complete solution for efficiently capturing, distributing and interpreting critical information on the fireground.https://www.firefront.com.au/
The state of New York will distribute Israeli robot companions to the homes of more than 800 older adults. The robots are not able to help with physical tasks, but function as more proactive versions of digital assistants like Siri or Alexa — engaging users in small talk, helping contact love ones, and keeping track of health goals like exercise and medication. Scientific studies suggest social robots do “appear to have the potential to improve the well-being of older adults,” but researchers say it’s hard to draw conclusions without wider trials. Should we trial it in Australia? Read more: https://israeltrade.org.au/2022/05/27/ny-state-is-giving-out-hundreds-of-robots-as-companions-for-the-elderly/
With 2.14 billion digital buyers worldwide in 2021, eCommerce subscriptions are undoubtedly here to stay and are only growing.Research into the model found that the most important reason for consumers to subscribe is a personalised experience (28%). Implementing this can be tricky especially for startups and SME's with a lean team. Luckily, Subundl is here to save the day. Their platform enables all retailers the ability to create a tailored eCommerce subscriptions model and give customers the ability to construct personalised subscriptions by adding another layer of flexibility and customisation.Check it out:
Sydney social enterprise Good & Fugly are combating the enormous environmental issue of so-called “ugly produce”. Billions of pounds of produce go to waste every year, 7.6 million tonnes— and cost the Australian economy around 36.6 billion every year. An estimate of about 312kg per person, and cost the average consumer $2,000 to $2,500 per household per year. Not anymore, Good & Fugly has launched a ‘rescue’ hotline for farmers for the Good & Fugly team to purchase surplus fruits and vegetables that would otherwise go to waste when produce retailers reject them due to not meeting beauty standards.