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Round 2 recipients for Hot DesQ

28 companies from around the world and Australia were awarded funding in Round 2 to establish a Queensland presence.

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Alfie BTC

Alfie BTC

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Alfie BTC allows institutional investors and high net worth individuals to buy large sums of cryptocurrency at the best price possible by combining liquidity across exchanges.

Attracted to Queensland from London.

Host location: River City Labs, Brisbane

Website: http://www.alfiebtc.com/

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Ark Paradigm

Ark Paradigm

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Ark Paradigm is a regulatory intelligence service for those who need to report financial material free of errors and omissions.

Attracted to Queensland from Canada.

Host location: Fishburners, Brisbane

Website: http://www.arkparadigm.com/

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Aubot

Aubot

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Aubot makes telepresence robots and telepresence robotic arms for people with a disability to attend work, and sick kids in hospital to attend school remotely.

Attracted to Queensland from Victoria.

Host location: QUT Bluebox, Brisbane

Website: https://aubot.com/

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Brizi

Brizi

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Brizi offers brands a new way to sponsor sporting events. Our proprietary spectator-controlled cameras bring the Jumbotron experience to every fan in the arena, on their phone. With customers within the NBA, MLS, and international tennis, Brizi has captivated fans from 95 different countries across over 4200 hours of usage time.

Attracted to Queensland from Canada.

Host location: QUT Bluebox, Brisbane

Website: http://www.brizicam.com/

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CloudPeeps

CloudPeeps

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CloudPeeps is a freelance platform that empowers professional freelancers and businesses to do their best work. Clients can search and hire quality talent from a member-driven community of trusted freelancers. Peeps (freelancers) use the site to find new jobs and verified clients, connect with other professionals, and run their freelance businesses.

Attracted to Queensland from Silicon Valley.

Host location: Fishburners, Brisbane

Website: https://www.cloudpeeps.com/

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CodeMakers

CodeMakers

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CodeMakers teaches 8-12 year old kids to code by 'modding' their favourite game: Minecraft! CodeMakers run weekly classes via video conference where up to 8 students and a teacher can code their own Minecraft mod and test it out in a shared Minecraft world.

Attracted to Queensland from New South Wales.

Host location: River City Labs, Brisbane

Website: http://codemakers.com.au/

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ConferenceApe

ConferenceApe

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Dead-simple conference badge printing.

Attracted to Queensland from Silicon Valley.

Host location: QUT Creative Enterprise Australia, Brisbane

Website: http://www.conferenceape.com/

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Corilla

Corilla

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Corilla is a collaborative authoring and publishing tool for technical writers. Markdown, version control and publishing in one.

Attracted to Queensland from London.

Host location: River City Labs, Brisbane

Website: https://corilla.com/

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Edoome

Edoome

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Edoome is a social learning platform focused on teachers and students in the school system. Edoome provides tools for communication and collaboration between teachers, students and parents, tools to measure students progress and access to educational resources in a secure and easy to use place with just one click.

Attracted to Queensland from Chile.

Host location: Fishburners, Brisbane

Website: https://www.edoome.com/

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Equal Reality

Equal Reality

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Unconscious bias training in virtual reality. We create a highly immersive and interactive learning experience, by putting you in the shoes of a minority in the workplace and showing you what unconscious bias feels like, from a new perspective.

Attracted to Queensland from New South Wales.

Host location: Fishburners, Brisbane

Website: http://equalreality.com/

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Future of Sex

Future of Sex

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Future of Sex is a telehealth platform and podcast for sexual health education. It provides young people access to expert knowledge on sexuality, encompassing up-to-date perspectives from psychology, health sciences, sextech, fertility and technology.

Attracted to Queensland from New York.

Host location: QUT Creative Enterprise Australia, Brisbane

Website: http://www.futureofsex.org/

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Hip Pocket

Hip Pocket

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Hip Pocket is a FinTech software company that creates apps to help people make better financial decisions from their phone in just two minutes. Our newest product is Hip Money, a financial wellness app that helps anyone save more money and eliminate debt with a simple swipe right.

Attracted to Queensland from Nebraska.

Host location: Fishburners, Brisbane

Website: http://www.hip.money/

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Kusaga Athletic

Kusaga Athletic

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Kusaga Athletic creates future fabrics and sustainable lifestyle apparel for run, yoga, gym, outdoors. Our business model is based on principles of the circular economy and our actions directly reduce our industries impact on the planet and also provides products for consumers to play their part in mitigating climate change.

Attracted to Queensland from New South Wales.

Host location: QUT Creative Enterprise Australia, Brisbane

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LESS Industries

LESS Industries

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LESS Industries provides a suite of IoT solutions for optimization of agricultural and industrial processes. Our products save water in irrigation, reduce crop losses through early frost detection, optimize condition of fruit during shipping and diminish the cost of grain storage through spoilage prevention.

Attracted to Queensland from Chile.

Host location: The Generator, Bundaberg

Website: http://www.lessindustries.com/

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MedicSen

MedicSen

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Medicsen develops a learning algorithm connected to wearable devices and smartphones in order to predict disease evolution and future values of interest, give recommendations through a chatbot interface and automatically supply drugs through a non-invasive smartpatch also developed by the company; first step: diabetes.

Attracted to Queensland from Spain.

Host location: Innovation Centre, Sunshine Coast

Website: http://www.medicsen.net/

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Micropowerlabs

Micropowerlabs

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A technology innovation start-up working on rapid charging technology. Their first product Flash Pack is world's fastest charging power bank that charges up in just 15 minutes.

OpenRevs is attracted to Queensland from Pakistan.

Host location: Fire Station 101, Ipswich

Website: http://www.micropowerlabs.org

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Pinch Labs

Pinch Labs

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Pinch is a workflow tool for sales and marketing teams. You're already running analytics on your website and email, now it's time to do the same for your sales voice. Discover the message that closes deals. Understand what's working and where to improve.

Pixc is attracted to Queensland from Silicon Valley.

Host location: River City Labs, Brisbane

Website: https://www.heypinch.com/

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PledgeMe

PledgeMe

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PledgeMe is a crowdfunding platform that helps people fund the things they care about, from community projects to craft beer companies to social enterprises. PledgeMe currently offers project, equity, and lending based crowdfunding in New Zealand, and is looking to expand to Australia with the upcoming legislation changes allowing equity crowdfunding.

Attracted to Queensland from New Zealand.

Host location: Little Tokyo Two, Brisbane

Website: https://www.pledgeme.co.nz/

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Point Zero

Point Zero

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Point Zero specialises in the development of interactive holographic display technology, providing engaging and immersive solutions for advertising, education, and messaging. Our product HoloSpace is a world first for combining the power of 3D visualisation with interactive technology. It immerses viewers into a world of Virtual Reality without requiring them to put on goggles.

Attracted to Queensland from New Zealand.

Host location: Fire Station 101, Ipswich

Website: https://pointzero.nz/

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Pycno Industries

Pycno Industries

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Pycno tackles one of the biggest challenges of this century: Food Security by building a network of wireless sensors to help farmers take better informed decisions when growing food helping them save precious resources such as water, fertiliser and pesticides while also increasing the quality and quantity of their harvest.

Attracted to Queensland from Spain.

Host location: QUT Bluebox, Brisbane

Website: http://www.pycno.co.uk/

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RefLIVE

RefLIVE

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RefLIVE is a sports technology company providing software to referees and associations that digitises the entire match day recording process. The pen and paper method has had a good run but it’s about time football joined the 21st century!

Attracted to Queensland from Victoria.

Host location: River City Labs, Brisbane

Website: http://www.reflive.com/

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Scoodit

Scoodit

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Scoodit is the first cooking app ever to use visual recognition. The smart reverse cookbook that generates recipes based on the ingredients you have or want to use. “Snap snap snap and cook with what you have!”

Attracted to Queensland from Switzerland.

Host location: River City Labs, Brisbane

Website: http://www.scoodit.com/

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Speedlancer

Speedlancer

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Speedlancer provides freelance tasks that scale, with extraordinary results delivered by expert teams within as little as 4-Hours(TM).

Attracted to Queensland from Victoria.

Host location: Little Tokyo Two, Brisbane

Website: https://speedlancer.com/

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Turbulent

Turbulent

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We're redesigning Small Hydropower with a simple, bio-inspired turbine that allows anyone with a river or the rights to flowing water to become a renewable energy producer.

Attracted to Queensland from Chile.

Host location: Innovation Centre Sunshine Coast, Sunshine Coast

Website: http://www.turbulent.be/

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Viva City

Viva City

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Viva City helps Chinese students and travellers dine like a local.

From Instant Bookings to Menu translation, Curated Deals to Alipay and WeChat Wallet Payments - Viva City makes dining out in a foreign country a lot of fun and whole lot easier.

Attracted to Queensland from London.

Host location: Little Tokyo Two, Brisbane

Website: http://www.vivacityapp.com/

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WISRAN

WISRAN

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WISRAN provides software as a service to measure live the time variations of farming activities, which can improve farmer profitability from 10–30% per acre by managing the cost of machinery, labor, gas and logistics.

Attracted to Queensland from California.

Host location: Canvas Coworking, Toowoomba

Website: http://www.wisran.com/

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Zentivo

Zentivo

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Zentivo is an Insurtech startup, focusing on digitising the life insurance claims process. We save claimants time, and insurers money, by streamlining the claims management process.

Attracted to Queensland from New South Wales.

Host location: Little Tokyo Two, Brisbane and InnovationNQ, Townsville

Website: http://www.zentivo.com.au/

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Ziggu

Ziggu

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Ziggu offers residential real estate developers a single integrated solution to manage construction partners, customers and project planning. Resulting in less construction mistakes, less time loss and happier customers.

Attracted to Queensland from Belgium.

Host location: Little Tokyo Two, Brisbane

Website: http://www.ziggu.io/

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Last updated
20 September, 2017

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