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High Tech Hits The Surf
Luksea a UNSW Founders Alumni is tackling the issue of water safety. Soon the days where you had to lift your hand and wave to lifeguards if you found yourself in trouble will be all but a distant memory. The high tech wearable water safety device is designed to keep people safe in the water. The smartphone app lets you check in with family and friends while out in the water enjoying your daily surf or swim. While the SAAS dashboard can alert lifeguards with the push of a button. Learn more here: https://www.luksea.com/
14 May 2021 by Bradley Delam...

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Aussie Startups Join Forces In The Fight Against COVID-19
Australian tech and investment companies Canva, SafetyCulture, Airtasker, Blackbird Ventures and Airtree Ventures announced that they have joined forces in the fight against COVID-19. With Medical Oxygen for all, a local Indian company they have launched a campaign called Aussie Tech for India. The campaign aims to raise awareness of the continuing crisis, as well as provide logistical and financial support to supply the critically needed oxygen and medical supplies to India. In less than 24 hours the campaign has reached $400.000 in crisis relief to go to the districts in need. Read more:   https://www.canva.com/newsroom/news/announcing-aussie-tech-india-joint-relief-program-covid-19-crisis/
7 May 2021 by Bradley Delam...

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Startup Fine-tuning a new age of Robotics
If you are a fan of robots then you have probably seen your fair share of sci-fi where robots play an integral part, often depicted with a certain nimbleness and ability. Sadly if you have ever seen an actual robot then you know that this is a far cry from the reality of today's robots. UNSW founders Alumni startup Contactile is changing that. With the tag line "Advancing Industries Through an Intelligent Sense of Touch" they are furthering robotics by giving them a sense of touch. To read more about Contactile and how they are making robots dexterous: https://contactile.com/
29 April 2021 by Bradley Delam...

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What’s your brilliant idea for the planet?
Taronga Conservation Society Australia is committed to securing a shared future for wildlife and people. If you have an idea, product or service that could support Australian wildlife or the environment, Taronga wants to help you bring it to life!The HATCH: Taronga Accelerator Program will help you develop your idea into a not-for-profit or social enterprise venture that has a positive impact on the environment. The program offers $25,000 value in development support, $2,000 equity-free seed funding, access to top mentors, plus the opportunity to pitch for the $50,000 HATCH Grant.Applications are now open – visit https://taronga.org.au/hatch
20 April 2021 by Bradley Delam...

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RePlated Ending Single Use Takeaway Containers
We know single use plastics contribute to pollution. 8 million tonnes of plastic waste leaking into the ocean each year, with only 9% of the world’s plastic being recycled. Other than the shame of too many takeaways instead of healthy homemade meals, is the shame of too many plastic takeaway containers you are left with. An avalanche of plastic containers threatening to fall out every time you open the cabinet door…RePlated has the solution. RePlated wants to make single-use history with their thoughtfully designed reusable takeaway food container systems, made locally in Sydney with PET glass. https://www.replated.co/
15 April 2021 by Bradley Delam...

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Gamification in Corporate Training
Norway based corporate training solution startup Attensi has raised $26 million from New York-based Lugard Road Capital, DX Ventures and existing shareholder Viking Venture.The funds will be used to expand in North America and Europe. Attensi utilises gamification methods to simulate workplace processes. By placing the employees in 3D simulations imitating work processes and the workplace, it encourages employees to adapt to new behaviours and empowers them to master new skills- interactively and measurably.To read the full article: https://techcrunch.com/2021/04/08/norwegian-corporate-training-startup-attensi-raises-26m-from-nycs-lugard-road-dx-ventures/
9 April 2021 by Bradley Delam...