Oz Startup News – Friday, 11 January 2019

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Startupbootcamp Australia launches fintech accelerator program in Melbourne

 

Startupbootcamp is expanding its Australian presence, launching a fintech accelerator program in Melbourne.
To kick off from Melbourne coworking community YBF in June, the program’s theme is financial health and wellbeing, with a focus on the intersection between open banking, insurance, superannuation, wealth management, and the consumer data right.
It will run with support from financial services partners including National Australia Bank (NAB), Bupa, and Deloitte, and tech partners Capgemini, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Cisco.

 

By Startup Daily

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Aussie skincare tech on show at CES Las Vegas with Olay

An Australian smartphone skincare analysis technology developed with the world’s largest consumer products company is being showcased at innovation conference CES in Las Vegas.
Perth-based OBJ (ASX:OBJ) reached a patent and know how license agreement for its electro-magnetic technology with Procter & Gamble (P&G) in March last year.

This is actually the first time P&G has had a stand at the event. Within its range there are two OBJ products on display – one is a magnetic power booster with the SK-II brand which was launched in 2014, and the other is a smart system for Olay to combine skin analysis software with new wand tracking technology.

 

By Business News Australia

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Key IP Considerations When Structuring Your Startup

 

There are many intellectual property (IP) considerations when structuring your startup. Many startups overlook the importance of their tracking IP though and are confronted with questions of IP ownership at critical moments such as:

  • the business’ registration;
  • a capital raise; or
  • a former employee setting up a competing business.

It is crucial to get IP ownership right to retain value in the business and ensure its growth. This article focuses on how you can protect your startup’s copyright, trade marks and patents.

By Legal Vision

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AEV Robotics is changing the way we think about driverless cars and vehicles themselves

Melbourne-based AEV Robotics is currently in Las Vegas at the home of emerging tech: CES 2019.
The company is showcasing its unique modular autonomous vehicle solution which Broadbent describes as the app store for mobility and transport.
In a nutshell, AEV have developed a robotic base that is digitally controlled via a programmable interface. Each base is lightweight, electric, four-wheel steer and multidirectional.

 

By Business News Australia

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What this startup CMO is doing to support home loan market disruption

Australian startup, Athena, aims to disrupt Australia’s $1.7 trillion home loan mortgages market.

In this post CMO chat with the challenger brand’s inaugural chief marketing officer Natalie Dinsdalewho says “Athena has an appetite to do something different,”  “I’ve  been in a lot of places that say they want to do something different and shake things up. But when it comes down to it they get nervous and scared and default to the norm.

Here’s more on their approach to marketing.

By CMO

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Girl Geek Academy workshops to get girls coding with a close woman in their life

 

To give girls developing an interest in STEM a close role model to look up to, Girl Geek Academy has developed a series of workshops to get young girls coding together with a close woman in their life, whether it be their mother, aunt, grandparent, neighbour, or friend.
The #MissMakesCode workshops will run around Victoria in January and March, with support from regional women’s health promotion agency Women’s Health East.

By Startup Daily

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How Can I Apply For the New Supporting Innovation in South Australia (SISA) Visa Program?

On 22 November 2018, South Australia (SA), in partnership with the Australian government, announced a new pilot program: the Supporting Innovation in South Australia (SISA) visa program.

It’s designed to attract foreign seed-stage entrepreneurs and promote opportunities for them to grow their business idea in South Australia. This article explains the program and the application process.

By Legal Vision

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