A diverse range of startups make up the 23 tech companies that are set to compete at Tech23 2014.
The conference has been the launch pad for a number of successful Australian startup entrepreneurs, including Local Measure founder Jonathan Barouch, BugHerd founders Alan Downie and Matt Milosavljevic and bigtincan founder David Keane.
The 23 startups operate in everything from cloud services to robotics and e-health, and include founders with a diverse range of backgrounds from across the country, according to Slattery IT director Rachel Slattery.
“People are innovating across Australia, and it’s great to see the breadth of the nation represented amongst the clever technologies being presented at Tech23 this year,” she says.
“When Tech23 started six years ago, it was all about creating connections. It’s great to see this happening even more now. As Tech23 alumni companies and founders, industry leaders, sponsors and supporters go out of their way to help the next wave of innovative companies.”
Tech23 takes place in Sydney on October 23. The 23 tech companies will each present five minute presentations before being questioned by industry leaders Michelle Deaker, Leni Mayo, David Spence and Richard White. For more information, visit www.tech23.com.au.
The Tech23 2014 startups are as follows:
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Appbot – better app reviews and more sales
AUUG – make music through motion
Bluedot Innovation – precise, battery-friendly location services
Clevertar – avatars for innovative aged care
Clipp – the bar tab app
Doarama – 3D GPS track visualisation
GeoMoby – proximity platform for mobile apps
Global and Smart – the story behind good
GoFar – cutting car costs through informed driving
Intelligent Fleet Logistics – vehicle routing and scheduling optimisation
LEAPIN Digital Keys – a smartphone-enabled access control system
Maestrano – one-click interconnected business apps for SMEs
Mika Compliance – aged care management software/resource portal
Oar Inspired – make every stroke count
Peepable – liberating online through search and share
Pop Tech – transact instantly and control your data
Red Eye – cloud-based engineering drawing management solution
Robologocial – robotics in the cloud and beyond
Skrydata – discovering the value in big data
Sound Scouts – harnessing games for health
Statsilk – interactive mapping and visualisation software
Tzukuri – beautiful wearable technology
uSig – breakthrough in password and identity management