Meet our Winter23 Demo Day cohort

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Holly Brooks
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October 18, 2023
Startmate Winter 23 Demo Day founders

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Astrix Astronautics

‍Astrix is set to provide the world’s first consistent renewable power solution, allowing humanity to finally step away from fossil fuels. How you ask? They are going straight to the solar source, of course.Β 

Astrix have developed inflatable satellite solar arrays that dramatically reduce the operation cost of satellites while still generating copious amounts of power. With their first prototype successfully deployed in space, they are on the journey to solve the energy sector's global emissions.

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πŸ“ Auckland, New Zealand

πŸ‘‹ Founded by Max Daniels & William Hunter

πŸ“§ m.daniels@astrix.co.nz, w.hunter@astrix.co.nz

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AsyncBrain

‍AsyncBrain is ensuring teams make better decisions with fewer meetings. They are levelling up team brainstorming and decision making through their asynchronous collaboration platform. By promoting critical thinking in the early stages of brainstorming and documenting the different decisions being made, AsyncBrain enables teams to reflect, learn and make better, more efficient decisions in the future.

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πŸ“ Gold Coast, Australia

πŸ‘‹ Founded by Beto de Castro Moreira

πŸ“§ beto@asyncbrain.com

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BioticsAI

‍BioticsAI is using AI to detect foetal abnormalities. They have built AI enabled software that accurately identifies errors in prenatal ultrasound screenings, localising abnormalities, generating high-quality documentation, and providing real-time feedback to clinicians.

With 1 in 2 foetal malformations being misdiagnosed during prenatal ultrasounds, BioticsAI’s solution will ensure that every pregnant mother receives patient-centric, precise and comprehensive care.Β 

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πŸ“ Melbourne, Australia

πŸ‘‹ Founded by Robhy Bustami, Salman Khan, Chaskin Saroff & Dr. Hisham Elgammal

πŸ“§ robhy@biotics.ai

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DDLoop

Ask any corporate lawyer, and they’ll shiver at the idea of due diligence. That’s why DDLoop is building the modern data tool that lawyers deserve. Their legal data analysis platform presents information in a clear, easy-to-understand format and identifies common issues that lawyers are looking for.

Thanks to DDLoop, corporate lawyers will no longer have to endure the painful process of searching, analysing, and reporting data on government registers.Β 

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πŸ“ Sydney, Australia

πŸ‘‹ Founded by Jack Rathie and Nico Kunz

πŸ“§ jack@ddloop.app

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Defy-Hi

‍Defy-Hi is on a mission to make inspections for high-rise commercial buildings, safer and smarter. How? They have developed the Inspector BEAR (building envelope access robot) to capture, analyse and visualise data from high-rise buildings. Once captured, they create a model of the building, and use AI to analyse and localise the data atop of the digital building.

Their robots are leading the way for a more efficient, safer, and data-driven approach to high-rise building inspections.

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πŸ“ Sydney, Australia

πŸ‘‹ Founded by Abbie Widin

πŸ“§ abbiew@defyhi.com

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Empathix

‍Empathix are on a mission to deliver businesses with top talent, faster than ever before. Their AI powered recruitment platform does all the heavy-lifting for hiring managers, ensuring that job ads are far-reaching, candidates are well-vetted and interviews yield the best results.Β 

They deliver candidates to businesses in under a week.

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πŸ“ Auckland, New Zealand

πŸ‘‹ Founded by Olivia Dyet

πŸ“§ olivia@empathix.xyz

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Flohh

‍Flohh is solving teacher workload by making marking 40% faster. Teaching is the one profession that creates all other professions. And boy do our teachers work hard. Flohh has created an easy-to-use platform that streamlines the laborious marking process for teachers, and encourages students to engage with feedback before receiving their grades.Β 

Flohh has been global from Day 1. With 67% of teacher accounts being based overseas, they are transforming the education system as we know it.Β 

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πŸ˜‡ Flohh Investment EOI

πŸ“ Melbourne, Australia

πŸ‘‹ Founded by Ange Alcock

πŸ“§ ange@flohh.com.au

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LUMOS

‍Lumos is unequivocally changing the world of offline advertising. Their platform offers a cohesive repository of credible mobility, audience, and demographic data. What does that mean? They can tell business owners exactly where their target customer demographic is, when and where to display ads and track performance to see which ads are generating the most sales. Impressive right?

Lumos is democratising marketing planning and providing crystal-clear customer insights for businesses around the globe.

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πŸ“ Sydney, Australia

πŸ‘‹ Founded by Eric Fan, Cynthia Rahardja, Jerry Yip & Anmol Nayak

πŸ“§ eric@spotlumos.com

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Lyrebird Health

‍Lyrebird Health is automating paperwork for health practitioners, so they can practise medicine not paperwork. They have created an AI-powered transcribing tool that allows doctors to focus on the important stuff: their patients.Β 

Through their platform, health practitioners can save 6-8 minutes on note writing, every single consult. Wow.

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πŸ“ Melbourne, Australia

πŸ‘‹ Founded by Linus Talacko & Kai Van Lieshout

πŸ“§ vanlieshoutkai@gmail.com

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MISTI

‍Misti is revolutionising the way medications are administered. Misti has developed a nebuliser to deliver life-saving biomolecules that will enable quick and effective response time to infectious respiratory diseases in children and older adults.Β 

Misti’s mission: to protect every child from respiratory infection.

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πŸ˜‡ Misti Investment EOI

πŸ“ Melbourne, Australia

πŸ‘‹ Founded by Dr Anushi Rajapaksa

πŸ“§ anushi@misti.com.au

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Nomad Fleet

Paperwork is so 2000. Nomad Fleet is streamlining construction fleet management, removing manual processes and providing access to real-time fleet data. Through their platform, contractors can document, track and proactively maintain assets making contractor’s lives that little bit easier.Β 

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πŸ“ Brisbane, Australia

πŸ‘‹ Founded by Will Smith & Mourad Kessas

πŸ“§ will.smith@nomadsuite.com.au

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Rainstick

Magic mushrooms have never seemed so magical. Harnessing traditional indigenous knowledge, Rainstick has calibrated the power of lightning to grow plants faster. Excuse me? You heard it right the first time.

Rainstick’s hardware and software bio-electrically influences plants, starting with seeds and fungi, to grow bigger and faster without chemicals. Safely, wirelessly and with extremely low power usage.Β 

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πŸ˜‡ Rainstick syndicate

πŸ“ Cairns, Australia

πŸ‘‹ Founded by Darryl Lyons & Mic Black

πŸ“§ darryl@rainstick.com.au

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UbiquethermΒ 

‍Ubiquetherm’s vision is to provide clean, efficient heating and cooling for everyone, everywhere. With heating and cooling taking more than half the energy we used in buildings, they are leveraging cutting edge nano-technology (that they invented) to deliver ultra-low-cost heating and cooling solutions to homes, businesses and industry.Β 

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πŸ“ Auckland, New Zealand

πŸ‘‹ Founded by Adrian Dorrington & John Arabshahi

πŸ“§ john@ubiquetherm.com

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Alt.LeatherΒ 

Alt.Leather is turning waste into textiles. 100% bio-based & animal free, their material is a combination of biomass from existing agricultural industries and regenerative plant based ingredients.

Designed with end-of-life in mind, when Alt.leather material eventually comes to the end of its life, it can be recycled, or ground down and returned to the ground where it came from.

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πŸ“ Melbourne, Australia

πŸ‘‹ Founded by Tina Funder‍

πŸ“§ tina@alt-leather.com

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