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Australian edutech company Schoolzine announces UK expansion

Emily Halderthay and Phil Reardon from Schoolzine shake hands

With 35,000 newsletters produced for almost 500 schools and 170 childcare centres across Australia, the Sunshine Coast’s Schoolzine is an online publishing force to be reckoned with. Yet there’s a good chance you’ve never heard of the Queensland-based company, despite ...

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Students outshine the adults at Startup Weekend Youth

This past weekend, non-profit Startup Steam hosted their second annual Startup Weekend Youth event on the Sunshine Coast, for children in years 10 to 12. With the opportunity for the winning team to score a one-hour mentorship session with Shark Tank’s ...

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Spark Bureau Incubator announces second cohort and shares lessons learned

Hot on the heels of its inaugural cohort, which graduated in June, Spark Bureau Incubator announced this week its second cohort of local, innovative startups. Zach Johnson, Spark’s co-founder and CEO, was thrilled at the quality of applicants, citing the ...

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Sunshine Coast’s Xandra pioneers chatbot for Facebook Messenger

In April, Mark Zuckerberg announced that Facebook Messenger would offer businesses the ability to develop and integrate chatbots within the app. As one of the ‘big three’ mobile applications, the announcement was a significant move towards monetising Messenger, but more importantly provided a new medium ...

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