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Innovation That Saves Lives
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/
27 May 2022 by Bradley Delam...

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A new way to address the West’s ‘loneliness epidemic’
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/
27 May 2022 by Jeremy Ungar

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Personalised Subscriptions Model For eCommerce Businesses
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:  
20 May 2022 by Bradley Delam...

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Startup To The Rescue Of Ugly Produce
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.  
13 May 2022 by Bradley Delam...

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Kickstart your Journey to Ecopreneurship
Do you want to be an ecopreneur? This is your opportunity to connect with like-minded legends who want to help our planet, explore new ways of thinking to design innovative solutions, and see where the experience leads.The HATCH Taronga Accelerator Program aims to inspire, support and launch innovative ideas and actions to help address some of the most pressing environmental and conservation challenges currently facing our planet. Join us for the FREE six week online HATCH Idea Generation Program starting on Thursday 19 May.Learn more and register NOWhttps://taronga.org.au/conservation-and-science/act-for-the-wild/hatch
9 May 2022 by Madeline Cunn...

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Scouting the perfect content creating location with Skoutli
As content creation becomes more and more important for businesses, and especially for startups, so does finding the right location. Content marketing is the absolute key to connecting startups with potential customers and investors and sharing valuable information about their unique business. But, finding the right cost-effective space to shoot can be tricky. Having been dubbed the ‘Airbnb’ for Content Creators Skoutli is an online marketplace listing privately owned locations and vehicles with content producers looking for diverse spaces to suit their creative needs. Enabling content producers to quickly and easily find the perfect location. Read more: https://www.startupdaily.net/2021/07/the-startup-helping-content-creators-f
29 April 2022 by Bradley Delam...