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Melbourne Startup Ecosystem Overview

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#24 worldwide
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Energy & Environment
#33 worldwide
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Ecommerce & Retail
#35 worldwide

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The Startup Ecosystem of Melbourne is ranked at number 39 globally, and shows a positive momentum increasing 1 spots since 2020. Melbourne also ranks at number 2 in Australia, and 2 in Australia and Oceania.

Melbourne is an ideal place to locate for Fintech, Energy & Environment and Ecommerce & Retail startups. As the most popular industries in Melbourne, there is a sample of 108 Fintech startups in Melbourne, 51 Energy & Environment startups in Melbourne, and 35 Ecommerce & Retail startups in Melbourne, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 309 startups in Melbourne, no accelerators in Melbourne, 9 coworking spaces in Melbourne, 3 organizations in Melbourne and no leaders in Melbourne.

Melbourne Startups

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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
Gleam helps businesses better engage with their customers through a growing number of apps: 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 ( - 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
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 is Australia's premier online shopping destination, offering the best prices on TVs, Phones, Tablets, Computers, Audio, Homewares, Appliances and more. 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
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
Creately is an online diagramming and a collaboration software that runs on SAAS platform. 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
Allows to download videos from popular video streaming sites. No need for installation. Easy and fast Read more
Murmur is a staff surveying and analytics platform. Murmur takes your employee survey and combines it with a great user experience and powerful analytics - The first People Intelligence platform. Engagement, Candidate, Recruitment, Onboarding and Exit surveys. Real data and genuine insight on your most important asset.  Read more
Brave New Coin is a Data & Research company focused on the exponential Blockchain & Digital Equities industry. Read more
Buy original Australian art direct from Australia's leading artists with prices starting from $99 and thousands of works available. Free listings for Artists. Read more
School Organisation System (SOS) for streamlining and enhancing daily administration in K-12 schools Read more
Banxa is an internationally compliant fiat-to-crypto gateway solution for exchanges, wallets and other cryptocurrency businesses. Read more
Brosa is the for homewares. We are a marketplace where industrial / physical product designers can get their ideas manufactured & sold to customers who are looking to buy unique & designer homewares. Physical product designers have lots of ideas/sketches/concepts for products they want to sell but they never will because they can’t get it manufactured. Designers lack manufacturing experience, buying power to manufacture cost effectively, & a large customer audience. They also don't know which of their designs will sell best, often getting left with dead stock. We work with designers, taking their ideas through the manufacturing process to establish costings, specifications etc. Designs go onto a voting page where we crowdsource what customers like best. Popular designs go up for sale & designers earn commission on every sale. Customers also enjoy affordable pricing because we remove middlemen & cut costs.  Read more
nura, powered and operated by Nuraloop, is a manufacturing company that delivers perfect sound to every individual. Read more
CoinJar is a bitcoin platform which lets you buy, sell and trade, quickly and easily. Read more
SmartrMail is easiest way to send email that delights your customers and gets more sales. Read more
At Edrolo, our mission is simple: to improve education. We create innovative digital and physical resources for Years 7-12.  Read more
iSignthis Ltd is the global leader in dynamic, remote AML/CFT KYC enhanced due diligence identity proofing. Read more
Our app helps users attain the lifestyle they visualised when they first signed up for their gym membership. Read more
Matrak Industries is a company manufacturing, overseas procurement, and installation simple. Read more
Construction and engineering companies across the globe are involved in the archaic process of printing, editing and scanning documents time and time again. During this process documents lose clarity and integrity as they are distributed among team members across the world. This problem is now a problem of the past, this problem is solved by Drawboard. Drawboard is a full featured PDF annotation tool that is exactly what engineers have been waiting for. Drawboard allows the modern engineer to edit and share documents digitally, removing the wasted time and effort spent in printing,scanning and collaborating. Drawboard is already cash flow positive with a monthly revenue of $30k. Drawboard has already signed a number of corporate customers including Westpac and PCL Construction. Read more
Ettitude is committed to making eco conscious living easy, affordable, and rewarding. We do this by designing and manufacturing a wide range of eco-friendly homewares and clothing using the highest quality fabrics and manufacturing processes. Sold online through our own eCommerce website and delivered straight to your door without the high markup. Ettitude fills a market void, providing safe, sustainable, stylish and top-quality products at a consumer-friendly price point to LOHAS, a $290b market, tapping into the rising eco conscious audience.  Read more
Influx provides new ventures with the best support available at an affordable fixed monthly cost allowing company founders to focus on what they do best; developing their product and growing their business.  Read more
Beanhunter helps you to find and share great coffee. Download our the app at Read more
Cloud based, end to end Business Intelligence as a Service. Read more
AI for talent & HR. PredictiveHire is a team of data scientists and psychologists on a mission to change the future of candidate assessment. Read more
Parkhound is an online marketplace that connects drivers looking for parking with local property owners who have spare parking spaces. Local residents make money from leasing a parking space such as their garage or driveway and drivers get a cost effective and hassle free parking experience.  Read more
AmazingCo is an experiences and activities creator, helping people all around the world enjoy better real-world experiences. Read more
Adslot allows online publishers to cost-effectively sell display ads directly to advertisers via its fully-automated, self-serve ad sales platform. Through its marketplace, Adslot is also a leader in the fast-emerging "programmatic premium" space. Adslot exists to simplify and automate the buying and selling of premium display advertising across major publisher websites. Read more
Cpap Victoria is company that is offering high quality CPAP Devices for sleep apnea. Read more
IntelligenceBank is the leading marketing operations and enterprise-grade digital asset management software, helping marketers be more efficient and compliant with integrated digital asset management, brand management, audits, digital brand guidelines, workflows, dynamic forms, approvals, compliance and marketing project management. IntelligenceBank’s marketing operations software is used by some of the world’s largest brands with 350,000+ users in 55 countries. Read more
Mindset Health helps manage chonic health issues like irritable bowel syndrome and anxiety with app-based hypnotherapy. Read more
Honee is a discovery, booking and engagement platform for wellness, beauty and fitness services in Melbourne. Read more
A way for Vloggers to create ongoing revenue from micro video blogging their everyday moments. To date the majority of video applications attempting to become the next Instagram for video have failed to create enough incentive for high quality content and have experienced large Boom-Bust style usage patterns. In a few moments anyone can begin to monetize their content with VURL (Video yoUR life). I've been lucky I have not needed any money for development and now we are almost ready to launch.  Read more
SportChamps is a social betting company that is a mash-up of all sorts of entertaining online games. Read more
Two Customer Segments: 1) Everyday Australians who are active online with legal questions or who need legal help. 2) Australian lawyers who want qualified leads. LawAnswers provides a legal Q&A community for everyday Australians who need legal help and will connect them with a suitably matched lawyer as needed. Read more is the cheapest, most convenient, and trusted exchange in Australia. Read more
Cointree is a digital currency exchange that provides crypto-lovers with a platform that is a delight to use, and more-so, simply works. Read more
Maths Pathway is a new social enterprise working to transform the way mathematics is taught. Our vision is of an Australia where all high school graduates have outstanding numeracy outcomes. But right now, the reality is that less than 1 in 15 high-school graduates have a working knowledge of mathematics. Our levers for change are an innovative online learning tool and accompanying professional development, which together empower classroom teachers to remove units of work where students learn things in batches, and replace them with individual mastery. Maths Pathway is an all-in-one eTextbook, data collection/assessment tool, and lesson planning tool. This approach is show to be extremely effective by respected academics, teachers and evidence from the classroom. Read more
Connect is building a responsive, collaborative learning platform called Cloud Learn. It's simple: students engage with multiple-choice questions, and get instant audio or video feedback for each question. As students complete more tests, the app gets smarter, and it uses an algorithm to cleverly target problem areas. We're starting off by building a module for Year 12 Maths Methods students in Victoria, and will scale by subject, year level, and locality as we create an app with a great user interface. Eventually, this can be a platform for all kinds of learning. Features: • Desktop and mobile. • Great multiple-choice question content. • Instant voice or video explanations of answers. • Smart customised test suggestions based on student data. • Data visualisations for teachers to identify student knowledge gaps. • Stack Exchange-style collaboration based on problem areas upon test completion. This is a data-driven education platform that tries to gamify the way people learn. Read more
Partystar users can compare function venues and contact venue managers. Since 2006, Partystar has sent close to 100,000 party enquiries to venues. The information on Partystar is unique, comprehensive, and features mostly original professional photography. Partystar has experience in the pub, bar and nightclub industry since 2000. Over this time Partystar has been innovative whilst building good relationships with venues. Venues regularly describe Partystar as the best product in the industry. Read more
Cardly lets people handwrite and doodle inside greeting cards using their PC or Mobile. They then print and post for you. Read more
Shopmylocal is an online marketplace connecting consumers with local independent retailers. We help consumers shop at their favourite local stores online and pay in one transaction. We help small business get online and grow. Shop local. It's simple. It's convenient. It's good.  Read more
Paydirt is time tracking and invoicing software made for browser-based freelancers and small businesses. It keeps track of who you're working for so that you don't have to. Paydirt is currently integrated with Chrome and Firefox, and will prompt you to track time based on the websites you're using and the emails you write. It's smart, snappy, and good looking. Made by freelancers for freelancers. Read more
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