The newest property disruptor, Houseandland.com.au, claims to use a revolutionary algorithm to create the perfect house and land match for consumers by pairing home designs by some of Australia’s leading builders and developers, with the best estates and land across the country. Houseandland's technology was founded by seasoned real estate professionals with over 35 years’ experience, who noticed that the home building journey can often be quite disjointed. The company looks to connect Australian home seekers to the right people – making the home building journey as simple, efficient and seamless as possible. “Australians know what they want in a dream home,
Jason Pellegrino Domain Holdings Australia Limited has announced the appointment of Jason Pellegrino to the role of Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective 27 August 2018. Jason joins Domain from Google where he has been Managing Director Australia and New Zealand since May 2016 and a member of the Asia-Pacific regional leadership team. On behalf of the Domain Board, Chairman Nick Falloon said: “We are delighted to have Jason join Domain as CEO. Jason’s career as a digital executive with deep experience in sales, strategy, operations and product and technology speaks for itself. His leadership acumen and track
The massive spread of automation and immense tech progress in the modern era have quickly created intense competition in the labor market, but Gooroo Ventures has come forward with its own solution. Recently, they announced - alongside Microsoft - a worldwide educational platform to aid users in their career paths and work future. “This is an exciting opportunity to further our partnership with Gooroo, a pioneer in analytics and job matching capabilities. Together with Microsoft’s courses, learning path and credentials, this will help better equip students entering the workforce,” said Avik Choudhury, Microsoft’s regional sales director for Asia, MEA
Recently The Australian Financial Review published an article stating that some Pruplebricks Local Property Experts claimed bullying tactics were used against them in Australia. Now a Purplebricks spokesperson has been quoted in the AFR as saying: ”Purplebricks rejects the serious allegation of a bullying culture. "We take all criticism of the company extremely seriously and it is disappointing to hear that a small group of former employees reported negative experiences during their time with us. "We do not accept that these allegations reflect the culture at Purplebricks and they are not representative of the experiences of our employees. We work in
The Australian government has set its sights on reducing unemployment, particularly in the youth, and has prioritized it. JobGetter, the Australian job tech company, has earned a spot amongst the Deputy Premier’s Youth Employment Innovation Challenge, a grant program that aims to innovate in order to help young Australians into the workforce. The Youth Employment Challenge will run over two years and was initiated by Deputy Premier John Barilaro to find innovative ways to combat a rising unemployment rate for 15 to 24 year-olds in specific parts of NSW. Youth unemployment rates in areas like Central Coast and Hunter, Illawarra,
LatAm Autos recently announced they are on their way to achieving revenue that'll break even by the end of the year. This is mainly thanks to growth in unit sales volumes as part of a broader movement from normal online car classifieds to the "car transaction marketplace" that gives similar services as CarSales does in Australia and AutoTrader does in the UK. Based in Ecuador, LatAm Autos remains an ASX-listed entity that is the leading online classifieds and content platform in the Latin American automobile industry, with operations in 6 countries across the American continent that employs around 150 people.
An Australia based startup, housed in Sydney, named iungo, has created what it has been calling a "fitness tracker" for cars. This tracker will give drivers the ability to analyze the data coming from their car's computer so they will be able to manage all their car's services, insurance, and mechanical needs. The tracker also is an internet of things based data platform. This will use algorithms and cloud computations to corral, analyze, and give feedback on the car's operation which is collectively known as 'Connected Car Services'. iungo's CEO, Roy Cooke, recently said the technology will help owners use
Australia's Domain Group and Cricket Australia recently announced a four-year Platinum Sponsorship Partnership, with Domain in the role of the Presenting Partner of Men’s Test Cricket, including the next Ashes which will be hosted in Australia. According to the release, Domain will become the Official Real Estate Partner of Cricket Australia. Thanks to the partnership, more cricket than ever before will be available to consumers through a range of platforms including broadcast, web and social media, as well as at match. Also, Domain has secured the rights to Cricket.com.au as the Cricket Australia LIVE Scoreboard Partner (web and mobile app).
Although property portals marketing glamorous Mediterranean holidays are quite common, greekrealestatae.gr, a new website which is aiming to roll out its services in the beginning of September, intends on connecting buyers and sellers from all over the world who are looking to purchase property in Greece, but it especially focuses on the Greek diaspora and helping them to sell or buy inherited property in the "old country." As Greece slowly emerges from its financial crisis and Athens wins a reputation as a new enclave for hipsters, the wealthy diaspora living in Australia, USA, Canada and Germany will be able to
One of the biggest mobile programs, CarSwap, used for buying, selling, and even tradings cars has recently started a new effort where CarSwap will deal with all lower bids, for the sellers, automatically. The CarSwap application will parse how near a bid is to the preferred price, and then spur for improved prices and offers. The idea behind this move is to remove the burden on sellers and buyers from the added time it takes to negotiate and respond to lower bids and boost the amount of realistic offers sellers receive. “We’re excited to be leading innovation in the automotive