Jan 17, 2013

One cent flights, after-hours dating: the start-ups to watch

Across a number of sectors, innovative Australian start-ups are challenging the status quo. StartUp Smart editor Oliver Milman names the five start-ups set to shake up their industries in 2013.

Given the sheer volume of public hand-wringing by traditional players such as the resources industry and large retailers over threats to their revenue, it seems that some view innovation as something to be wary of, rather than enthusiastically embraced.

Despite this conservatism, a number of Australian start-ups are forging ahead in their attempts to shake up the status quo. This year should prove pivotal for several of Australia’s most promising up-and-comers. Here are the five ventures to keep an eye on …

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