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Australia Startup Ecosystem Overview

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Regional Ranking
1st
0
in Australia and Oceania
Global Ranking
9th
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2
worldwide
Population
26.1
million

top industries
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Ecommerce & Retail
#3 worldwide
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Social & Leisure
#6 worldwide
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Marketing & Sales
#8 worldwide

notable startups
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ecosystem description

The Australia Startup Ecosystem is World’s Leading Innovation Hubs, ranked at number 9 globally, and shows a negative momentum -2 spots since 2020. Australia also ranks at number 1 for startups in Australia and Oceania.

There are 12 cities ranked in the top 1,000 in Australia and the top ranked city in Australia is Sydney at 36 globally. Sydney is followed by Melbourne at 39 and Brisbane at 112.

Australia is an ideal place to locate for Ecommerce & Retail, Social & Leisure and Marketing & Sales startups. As the most popular industries in the country, there is a sample of 623 Ecommerce & Retail startups in Australia, 239 Social & Leisure startups in Australia and 214 Marketing & Sales startups in Australia, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 1897 startups in Australia, 17 accelerators in Australia, 59 coworking spaces in Australia, 63 organizations in Australia and 2 leaders in Australia.

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Redbubble gives independent artists a meaningful new way to sell their creations. Over 400k artists and designers across the planet connect with millions of passionate fans. A brave (and dare we say stylish) new world of self expression. Read more
Rome2rio has developed unique, multi-modal travel search technology to deliver door-to-door travel itineraries. The Rome2rio technology offers a novel approach to travel search that can accept any address, landmark, town, national park, etc, as the input origin and destination. Rome2rio searches a purpose-built repository of air, train, ferry, mass transit and bus routes, walking directions and driving directions. Rome2rio’s solution is elegant, stable and fast.  Read more
Envato is the leading marketplace for creative assets and creative people. Millions of people around the world choose our marketplace, studio and courses to buy files, hire freelancers, or learn the skills needed to build websites, videos, apps, graphics and more. Read more
Gleam helps businesses better engage with their customers through a growing number of apps: Competitions (https://gleam.io/app/competitions) - Run beautiful competitions directly on your own site, fast setup and entry options that align with business objectives. Currently driving over 100k business actions per month. Rewards (https://gleam.io/app/rewards) - Create one time rewards that a user can redeem by completing defined actions. The reward can be a coupon, redirect, free sample or download. Feedback (coming soon) - Get feedback from customers direclty on your website or at any point in the sales process. What's more, you can incentivize your user to provide the feedback - POS, Thank You Page, Via Email, In-Store or via onsite widget.  Read more
Autofill as a Service' that integrates into your app, enabling your customers to transact faster, boosting your conversions and revenue Read more
BugHerd is the world's simplest bug tracker for web developers and designers. You can embed it directly into a website so bugs are flagged and managed visually without the need to fill out lengthy forms or annotate screengrabs. Bugs can be logged in 5 seconds! So much quicker than sending emails back and forth, phone calls or any other issue tracker on the web! BugHerd is now expanding across the production lifecycle from proposal through wireframes, design and production with a focus on digital agencies and their clients.  Read more
Zip Pay is a friendly, interest-free payment solution for everyday spending, and Zip Money is great for life’s bigger buys. Read more
Simply Wall St turns complicated financial data into easy to understand infographics to helps investors make long term investment decisions. Read more
Jora is a worldwide job search aggregator in almost every continent around the globe. Read more
We are a premium domain reseller site that strives to bring you brandable domains. Search through thousands of domains to find a premium domain name. Read more
It's easy. Simply post a job you need completed and receive competitive bids from freelancers within minutes. Read more
Drumo is a local discovery platform connecting locals with merchants. Ask questions about places and get answers from friends and locals. Be rewarded by unlocking offers from local merchants. Read more
streetart.io lets you find interesting street art around you. You can take photos of street art you find. Read more
Taking B2B ordering & payment mobile Read more
mod.io operates as a game developer. Read more
Kogan.com is Australia's premier online shopping destination, offering the best prices on TVs, Phones, Tablets, Computers, Audio, Homewares, Appliances and more. Read more
AsposeApp offers very powerful free file format apps which can smoothly handle the most common documents types. It fully supports online File Processing for popular documents formats such as PDF, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project, OpenOffice, CAD, 3D formats & more.  Read more
Finder is a comparison website, offers comparison details of bank cards, loans, savings, insurance, electricity and gas, and more. Read more
ECAL is a calendar marketing system for publishers that places marketing content directly into customers' calendar. Read more
Deputy is an employee management tool, simplifying scheduling, timesheets, tasks and workplace communication. Read more
Sendle helps small business thrive by making delivery simple, reliable, and affordable. Read more
With ServiceM8, you’re connected. Urgent jobs can be dispatched to staff immediately, and without phone calls. Staff on the road receive all client details and badges assist in highlighting critical information. Staff will be given turn-by-turn navigation in the tap of a button, so they won’t get lost. Clients can automatically be notified via SMS that you’re on the way, and because you know where staff are at all times, you can work even smarter. In ServiceM8, every job has a story. From a client’s first call, every note, photo, email and text message is stored in the job diary for reference. Staff have a complete job history available on the road, even when out of coverage. Staff have clear job requirements, and with checklists and tasks, jobs are done right the first time. Everytime. Creating invoices on your iPhone takes seconds. Print, email and even post professional invoices directly to the client straight from your iPhone and inspire confidence.  Read more
Founded in Melbourne, in July, 2012, HotDoc is a Health Care Information Technology company that provides an online platform for patients to book medical appointments in realtime. In 3 simple steps, patient users can make a health booking at home or on the run, 24 hours a day.  Read more
Stan is an Australian streaming company which offers subscription to unlimited viewing of selected movies and TV shows. Read more
Clipchamp's area of expertise is digital video processing, making it easier for anyone to edit, convert, compress, record, share and upload video. Our unique, in-browser applications overcome limitations of both desktop and Cloud-based alternatives. The company is headquartered in Brisbane and was started in 2013. It has since published 3 products that are all gaining traction internationally with a growing customer base worldwide. Read more
CitrusAd is a retail media platform focussed on providing native sponsored product ads, display ads and email adverts in a self serve system Read more
Milanote is a software company based in Melbourne, Australia. Read more
Creately is an online diagramming and a collaboration software that runs on SAAS platform. Read more
Employment Hero is a cloud-based platform that helps businesses manage HR, payroll, and employee benefits. Read more
The New Daily is a trusted source of national news and information and is provided free for all Australians. Read more
Bellroy exists to slim your wallet. But just slim isn’t enough. We want our products to look elegant, be functional yet delightful to use. Read more
HealthEngine is an online destination for healthcare that allows patients to find, book, and manage their medical appointments. Read more
Manager is a fully-featured 100% Free Accounting Software for Small Business. Available in 70+ Languages and constantly being updated and improved, Manager will take your small business to the next level. Free download for Windows, Mac & Linux. If you’re looking for easy to use free accounting software that is created for small businesses, Manager should be on your list to try. * Fully-featured with accounting, invoicing, payroll and all other functionality you'll need. * Used by small businesses around the world and available in over 70 languages. * Work offline with your desktop or laptop on easy-to-use, fast software. * Available on Windows, Mac and Linux and constantly being improved/updated. * Data fully portable across all versions of Manager including our Cloud & Server offering. Read more
BuiltWith Pro lets you do competitive research on technology implementers. Use the results as sales leads, competitive intelligence or as potential business prospects. Read more
Campaign Monitor makes it easy to attract new subscribers, send them beautiful email newsletters and see stunning reports on the results. Read more
We think anyone should be able to create delicious animated videos so we’ve made it as simple as Powerpoint. Biteable is packed with broadcast quality animation styles. Simply select the styles you’d like, add your content and you’re done. No more waiting weeks for video production. Simply build your videos online, preview and share with your team before you spend a dime. Try it for yourself at Biteable.com.  Read more
Lexer provide an enriched customer view & the tools to genuinely understand & engage with customers at every stage of the customer journey. Read more
Airtasker is a trusted community marketplace for people and businesses to outsource tasks, find local services or hire flexible staff in minutes - online or via mobile. Whether it’s handyman work, office admin, photography or anything else, you simply post a task for FREE and then choose from rated, verified and reviewed people ready to work. Read more
Stackla is a unique social media aggregation, engagement & reporting tool, the only one of its kind in the market today. Its aim is to enable a brand greater control over their social media while at the same time offering their fans & followers a unique environment to connect & engage with each other. Stackla is also an effective user data collection tool, providing the missing link between social fan data and CRM. Read more
SelfWealth is Australia's first online investment solution enabling self-directed investors to compare to peers, professionals and the market and use this knowledge to improve their own portfolio performance. SelfWealth is a collaborative investment tool allowing for a 'crowd sourced' portfolio of stocks. SelfWealth's dedicated web portal incorporates: * Ability to follow other investors and create a target portfolio comprising socks of the investors being followed. *Re-weighting to your target portfolio through online broker execution to produce above market returns *Risk profiling *Asset allocation and portfolio construction *Independent research and stock screening *Portfolio data collection form multiple broker sources including full trading history *Individual perofrmance comparisons against other model portfolios, professional fund managers and industry benchmarks *Mobile and tablet compatibility.  Read more
FoxOMS is resource scheduling software designed for creative professionals in the graphics design, video editing and film production fields. FoxOMS can schedule all your resources, including rooms, staff, freelancers and equipment. FoxOMS also features inbuilt project management tools which integrate with bookings and tasks Read more
Allows to download videos from popular video streaming sites. No need for installation. Easy and fast Read more
Tinybeans lets busy parents keep a journal for their child simply and quickly. Using a mobile app the parent can upload photos and check off developmental milestones in no time at all. The journal can be shared with close friends and family and also allows parents to measure their child's progress against real developmental benchmarks. Read more
Ento takes the pain out of staff rostering for small business owners and human resources managers. Forget frustrating leave sheets and excel timesheets with our powerful cloud software. Start a free trial today! Read more
Paws For Life is an online retailer offering pet supplies such as food, treats, accessories, and health and wellness products. Read more
Ansarada is a Sydney-based provider of virtual data rooms and organizer of business information. Read more
HealthMatch is a digital health company transforming the way patients connect to clinical trials. Read more
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Top Cities for Startups in Australia Ranked by StartupBlink

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1.202
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