Medical device innovator Atomo Diagnostics has gone to its backers for more funds as it builds up its international expansion. It is tapping its backers, which include the New York-based Global Health Investment Fund, Grand Challenges Canada, property developer Lang Walker as well as former head of Macquarie Bank Allan Moss, for a further $1.42 million.
When Barry Rahme couldn’t find a replacement for his broken computer keyboard, he thought 3D printing a replica was the best bet. Mr Rahme, 28, had spent 11 years working as a chef in his family’s pizza restaurant – but his imagination was now captured by the possibilities that technology could offer.
They’re back: Australia’s sharks are back in the tank and will be on the lookout for deals when the third season of Shark Tank kicks off in two weeks. The hard-to-please team is returning for a third season of the reality TV show for entrepreneurs, with Boost Juice’s Janine Allis, RedBalloon founding director Naomi Simson, serial …
Prominent tech entrepreneur Steve Baxter has urged start-ups to stop ignoring the generous tax breaks available to their investors if they achieve Early Stage Innovation Company (ESIC) status. Mr Baxter, who co-founded telco Pipe Networks which was sold to David Teoh’s TPG for $373 million in 2009, and is now a major investor in start-ups himself, said the generosity of the tax concessions was under-appreciated.
JON Giles can earn up to $500 a month, just by renting his car to strangers. The West End man leases his car out through ride sharing company Car Next Door, which launched in Brisbane last month. The business has been dubbed “Airbnb for cars” and Mr Giles said people living in a city fringe suburb should consider it.