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“We’re operating in a hot market”: MadeComfy COO on the shareconomy startup’s new hires

In the wake of their $1.1 million capital raise, property management startup MadeComfy has built out its senior team with three high-profile recruits to help sustain its growth rate in the short-term rentals market. MadeComfy currently manages over 300 properties across Sydney and has seen its revenue increase by more than 500% over the last 12 Read More…

August 28th, 2017  |  Published in Noticeboard, Startup


Shareconomy startup MadeComfy secures $1.1m for its short-term rental management service

MadeComfy, a Sydney-based startup helping property owners tap into the shared accommodation market, has attracted $1.1 million in funding from a quintet of investors including LinkedIn (ANZ & SEA) MD Cliff Rosenberg. The other four investors are Amaysim co-founders Rolf Hansen and Peter O’Connell, Investec Australia MD Hein Vogel and Airtasker investor/advisor Manfred Hasseler, with Read More…

July 17th, 2017  |  Published in Featured, Noticeboard, Startup


Aussie shareconomy start-ups unite for expo to help people monetise under-utilised resources

To kick-off Global Sharing Week (4-11 June) in Australia, more than 20 gig economy platforms are participating in a free event that shows attendees how to generate additional income from their under-utilised assets and time.     The Income Booster Expo runs from 11am to 4pm on Sunday, 4 June at 55 Pyrmont Bridge Road, Pyrmont, Sydney. Read More…

June 1st, 2017  |  Published in Noticeboard, Startup


Some business owners supplement income by providing shareconomy services, MYOB finds

The number of SME operators who believe the sharing economy is having a positive impact on their business far outnumber those who believe it is detrimental, according to cloud accounting provider MYOB Over 1000 SME operators from across Australia were survey for the bi-annual MYOB Business Monitor, which found that the franchise sector was the Read More…

February 23rd, 2017  |  Published in Digital, Small Business, Tech, Wealth Management


Sydney duo launch shareconomy app, Share with Oscar, to take the pain out of parking

Fed up with the soul-destroying (and oft-times fruitless) exercise of finding parking near Sydney’s busiest beaches, two enterprising locals have launched an on-demand, peer-to-peer parking app, with the aim being to strike a balance between supply and demand. Free to download now from App Store, with a release on Google Play to follow, Share with Read More…

December 5th, 2016  |  Published in Entrepreneur, Featured, Noticeboard, Profiles, Startup


FoodbyUs co-founder Ben Lipschitz on feeding the shareconomy, creating new ways to earn

The rise of the sharing economy has led to an evolution in consumer behaviour and the disruption of legacy industries. For some, it’s a threat. For others, it’s an opportunity to provide new solutions to old problems and thrive. If there’s one constant, it’s that people enjoy a good, homemade meal. A new ‘shareconomy’ player Read More…

October 21st, 2016  |  Published in Entrepreneur, Featured, Profiles


New ways for Aussie start-ups to thrive in the shareconomy: Ex DealsDirect CEO talks Spacer

Dubbed the ‘AirBnB of storage’ by its co-founder and CEO, Michael Rosenbaum, Spacer has experienced considerable growth, despite being a relative newcomer to the sharing economy. According to Michael, formerly the CEO of DealsDirect, Spacer is an opportunity for resource-poor start-ups to reduce their operating costs, freeing up capital for business growth.     Co-founded Read More…

September 2nd, 2016  |  Published in Entrepreneur, Featured, Profiles, Tech


Meet the female-led startups participating in the 2018 Springboard Enterprises Accelerator

Eight female founders, representing tech startups across a range of industries, have been selected to participate in SBE Australia’s 2018 Springboard Enterprises Australia Accelerator program.  [Related: Noga Edelstein (UrbanYou) joins SBE Australia board as 2018 female startup program launches, Crop health monitoring startup FluroSat secures $1.5 million to fuel rapid growth, The tech sector needs to start valuing women for Read More…

March 28th, 2018  |  Published in Noticeboard, Startup


Spacer raises $2.7m, builds out its space sharing marketplace with acquisition of Parkhound

Spacer is vying to become the dominant marketplace for storage, parking and warehouse space in Australia, today announcing that it has acquired Melbourne-based startup Parkhound and completed a $2.7m in Series A funding round. Founded by former private equity professional Roland Tam and ex-Deals Direct CEO Michael Rosenbaum, Spacer has raised $5 million in funding from angel Read More…

October 10th, 2017  |  Published in Featured, Funding | Investment, Startup


“It wasn’t the original plan but we couldn’t ignore it”: FoodByUs takes on $8b café sector

The founders of Sydney-based startup FoodByUs have evolved their online homemade meal marketplace to provide cafés and wholesale food suppliers with a distribution solution that doubles as a matchmaking service. FoodByUs was conceived by Ben Lipschitz, founder of footwear brand Flipsters, together with Tim Chandler, Menulog’s former lead developer, and Menulog co-founder Gary Munitz. It launched in Read More…

September 26th, 2017  |  Published in Noticeboard, Startup


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