More than 160 skydivers competed in the second Australian Indoor Skydiving Championships at Penrith Panthers on the weekend. A spokesman for iFly said team iFly Downunder and Team Focus took podium honours and the result augured well for both teams who enjoyed an excellent position to move into their world meet events in the coming months.
The Queensland government will inject a further $6 million into driving startup activity and entrepreneurship in regional areas. The funds will be distributed through Advance Queensland’s Regional Innovation Hubs program, which aims to support, leverage and connect innovative businesses bubbling on its outskirts.
DoseMe, a privately held digital medical solutions provider, recently announced it had closed a $2.6 million Series A financing round, valuing the company at $20 million. The funding was secured from two veteran healthcare executives, Greg Spurgin and Gary Cunningham, both founders of leading US outpatient orthopaedic physical therapy company Results Physiotherapy.
Latest in Australia saw Brisbane-based healthcare technology startup DoseMe close a AU$2.6 million ($1.96) Series A funding round and One10 launch two new social enterprise accelerator programs while Britain’s Mimecast set its Asia Pacific headquarters in Melbourne. Brisbane-based DoseMe has closed a $2.6 million ($1.96 million) Series A round as it looks to quickly expand abroad.
They are 18 years old and have been running their cupcake business for almost three years. Brisbane twins Samantha and Kaitlin Stanton took the entrepreneurial plunge while in year 11 in December 2013 along with another student friend and started Miss Mixed Cupcakes.