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Sydney Startup Ecosystem Overview

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Energy & Environment
#19 worldwide
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Social & Leisure
#19 worldwide
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Software and Data
#24 worldwide

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The Startup Ecosystem of Sydney is ranked at number 36 globally, and shows a negative momentum decreasing -5 spots since 2020. Sydney also ranks at number 1 in Australia, and 1 in Australia and Oceania.

Sydney is an ideal place to locate for Energy & Environment, Social & Leisure and Software and Data startups. As the most popular industries in Sydney, there is a sample of 195 Energy & Environment startups in Sydney, 102 Social & Leisure startups in Sydney, and 70 Software and Data startups in Sydney, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is also a sample of 556 startups in Sydney, 3 accelerators in Sydney, 4 coworking spaces in Sydney, 3 organizations in Sydney and 1 leaders in Sydney.

Sydney Startups

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Stan is an Australian streaming company which offers subscription to unlimited viewing of selected movies and TV shows. Read more
It's easy. Simply post a job you need completed and receive competitive bids from freelancers within minutes. 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
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
Shippit is a simple shipping platform that takes the guesswork out of delivery. 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
Campaign Monitor makes it easy to attract new subscribers, send them beautiful email newsletters and see stunning reports on the results. 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
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
We've built an awesome place for people to teach and learn online. It's social like Facebook, collaborative like Wikipedia and available to anyone in the world. We've designed OpenLearning to give power to students by enabling them to improve courses as they are run and to teachers who can finally teach the way they've always dreamed. OpenLearning builds upon the successes of social media, gamification, and peer communication to build strong course communities. The resulting immersion, engagement and enjoyment leads to deeper learning in students, increased retention, and more effective information sharing within organisations. Student interaction data is used to recommend ways to improve course quality, while OpenLearning's unique administration tools make it easy for non-technical people to create and manage stimulating courses. Read more
Spaceship is a financial services company that believes technology is the key source of business advantage in the coming decades. Read more
Immutable is transforming in-game items into a brand new digital asset class. Read more
Mable is an online platform where people with disability, or those who are ageing, can find and hire local care and support workers. Read more
Enabling marketing and engineering teams to collaborate on designing real-time email and push notifications. 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
Have you ever tried to collaborate with a designer on a new logo or a website? Email can be painful to get your ideas and feedback across. Did you ever feel you needed to collaborate visually by drawing, tagging and commenting on the creative? Well now you can with GoVisually is the simplest way to get visual feedback on designs, mockups & print media GoVisually gives you a beautiful interface to upload your designs and recieve feedback from peers and customers real FAST.  Read more
With Good On You, you can discover the best sustainable fashion from around the world and learn all you need to know about ethical and sustainable fashion. Read more
Automotive Superstore is an Australian online automotive retailer Read more
Everything You Need in Structural Engineering, All in One Platform Read more
Mad Paws helps you find reliable pet minders to mind your pet when you can't. Read more
Car Next Door is a Neighbour-to-Neighbour car-sharing platform and in-car technology that lets you rent cars from $5 p/h and $25 p/d. As a Car Owner, you can make $2-10k per year sharing your car when you’re not using it.  Read more
Babyology helps parents make good purchasing decisions at the same time as enabling brands to reach those discerning parents. Babyology has the biggest Australian parenting community on Facebook and provides a range of channels for brands to engage with it's community. Read more
OMG is Australia's largest website publishing network with over 30 000 websites. Read more
Replace your PDF proposals, quotes and presentations with interactive & mobile-friendly webpages that plug into your systems and are as easy to build and reuse as they are beautiful. Read more
Positly helps connect researchers to participants for their studies and manage them through the process. Recruit, screen, survey, message, re-target and compensate participants from a single dashboard. Read more provides users with a quick and easy way to book beauty and wellness appointments all over Australia. Read more
Propeller is a global leader in drone-mapping and analytics solutions that give worksites the power to measure and manage themselves. Read more
Practice Ignition connects businesses with their accountants. It is a hub of real time data rolled into one dashboard, giving business owners insight into company performance. Accountants are the big winners as Practice Ignition removes the need for admin staff, a shocking 20% overhead for most firms. 3 Stages Ignition - Online quoting and acceptance of client engagements, and re-engagement. Ignition is purpose built for value based pricing and increases client retention. Launch - Connecting each line item in a client invoice to a workflow, enabling the accountant to build a tailored proposal that is automated from start to finish. Workflows and invoicing taken care of! Orbit - Single point of interaction between accountants and their clients, never skip a beat! Orbit enables accountants to share documents and status with the client and notifies the client when documents are required or a deadline is approaching. Practice Ignition is the future of the modern accounting practice. 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
Pocketbook is an online tool which helps you manage your money. You can get great information about your past and future spending immediately after signup. Making your personal and household budgeting ridiculously simple. Read more
Till Payments is building the next generation of Intelligent Payment and Revenue Assurance Systems Read more
Now you can book a ride with transport suppliers to destinations near you. Jayride is an online marketplace for booking passenger transport – shuttles, hire cars, coaches, relocations, rideshares, and much more – all the best alternatives to public transit... We work with transport suppliers and destinations to help you travel and leave your car at home. We look forward to travelling with you soon! --- Why Jayride? Jayride is the only business to apply marketplace methods to transport sales and distribution. Jayride is #1 in A/NZ, and is a multi-award winner. Jayride's team is experienced in transport, geospatial tech, marketplace design, e-commerce, travel and growing global businesses. Jayride is the only complete database of public-transit-alternative land-passenger transport in Australia-New Zealand (soon, the world). This data is available for license. Winner NESTA 25 trailblazers, ANTHILL Social Capitalist, ANTHILL Smart 100, Fishburners Award, Finalist ANZ Kickstart. Read more
Light Stalking is a community of photographers helping others photographers improve. Read more
The Right Fit is an online community that connects its users with models, actors, photographers, makeup artists, and stylists. 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
Sumry is making building your resume and applying for jobs fun and beautiful. Sumry is better for the applicant because they don't have to cram all their info in a outdated MS Word resume template. It's also better for the hiring manager because they are allowed to get comfortable with the applicant before wasting their time brining them in for an interview. Best of all it's free to get started and $3/month for Sumry Dream. Read more
MoneyMe is a lending platform providing unsecured personal loans to the tech-savvy, convenience-driven millennial market in Australia. Read more
LawPath is a one-stop shop for individuals and small businesses with legal issues. LawPath is an online user / lawyer matchmaking platform, generating qualified leads for lawyers who pay to list in a lawyer directory, AND LawPath is a low-cost online legal document template store for users. 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
Zenshifts lets you create your staff weekly roster within minutes, from your phone, tablet or computer. Share the roster with your staff through email, SMS messages and mobile apps. Its keeps staff up-to-date and in sync - any time that the roster changes, any effected staff are instantly notified and updated. Read more
Stockspot is taking the hassles & high fees out of investing by enabling anyone to build a sophisticated investment portfolio in minutes. Our mission is to make professional portfolio management accessible to everyone. Stockspot offers personalised portfolios, rebalancing and reporting to help optimise investment returns without the layers of fees.  Read more
Sherpa connects you with a private Sherpa who will help you with your delivery needs in any situations within 2 hours - whether it be getting someone to do a McDonald's run for you, or picking up something from somewhere for you because you're too busy and can't be in two places at once! Save time and embrace convenience with Sherpa!  Read more
Flare is a financial service company that offers paperless onboarding, employee benefits, and employee management. Read more is a largest crowdfunding platform for social causes Read more
myInterview specialises in the development of video interviewing and predictive analysis tools to streamline the recruitment process for companies and applicants alike. Read more
Enboarder helps you to nail your virtual onboarding and make new hires feel welcomed - whether they’re in-house or remote. Read more
Smart Sparrow is the first Adaptive eLearning Platform that lets anyone create rich, interactive and adaptive learning experiences. Think Google docs for adaptive learning - a cloud-base productivity suite for creating, deploying, analysing and sharing adaptive lessons. Then add real time analytics. Smart Sparrow is used by educators and instructional designers that take their online learning to the next level.  Read more
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