There are a lot of really great things happening in the Australian startup scene and particularly in Melbourne. I thought I’d create a list of some of the more interesting, young and web-based startups. Some are bigger than others but it’s sometimes hard to know where to draw the line.
99Designs – Crowd-sourced design.
Aconex – Project management software for the construction industry
Adioso – Airfare search engine
AgileBench – Agile project management
Assess’d – Competency based recruitment testing
Corkboard – Email based file sharing
Creately – Online diagramming and design
BaseEstate – Real estate search engine
Docoloco – Local business reviews.
DPhoto – Simple online photo sharing and backup.
Edublogs – Blogging platform for students and teachers.
Event Arc – Automated ticketing and online registration for events
Intelimail – Email marketing
I Vote For Art – Online art community and marketplace
JebHunt - Job application manager
Jodoro – Collaborative modelling tool.
Merspi – Social learning tool for VCE students
MyTVR – Online television recording/viewing
Nodecity – Non-profit wireless networks
Orgnition – Non-profit organisation management.
QMCODES – Mobile marketing
Red Bubble - Online art community and marketplace
Rentoid – Rental industry aggregator
Retail Me Not – Discount store aggregator
Service Central – Australias #1 online services marketplace.
SimpleSponsorship – Sponsorship management
Skitch – Screenshot and collaboration tool
Smart Energy Groups – Energy awareness communities.
Stateless Systems – makers of RetailMeNot, BugMeNot etc
StoreCrowd – Discount store aggregator
Suburb View – Real Estate search tool
Tribalytic – Twitter analytics to filter the noise and focus on the topics.
XHTMLised – PSD to XHTML service
Yabble – Local business reviews
These are just some of the awesome startups coming out of Melbourne. I’m sure there are plenty more on their way and some that I’ve missed.
Who else should I add?
UPDATE: 8/04/2010 Added DPhoto, Smart Energy Groups and EventArc