Tinder for food, that’s the premise behind Eatsee, an app for food-lovers thought up by Newcastle entrepreneur Jessica Koncz. The clever idea has now seen the Novocastrian entrepreneur win $100,000 US dollars to help grow her business.
At the heart of Diffuse Energy’s success is their world-class technology: the world’s most efficient small-scale wind turbine. The renewable energy device was developed by CEO Joss Kesby as part of his PhD at the University of Newcastle, which is where he met his co-founders, Sam Evans and James Bradley.
David Sivyer started Feedback Organic Recovery in 2013 to help reduce the amount of food waste ending up in landfill. Eight years on, he and his team have converted a whopping one million litres of organic waste into compost.
Imagine accidentally developing a technology that transforms an entire industry. That’s exactly what happened to Ryan Bennett, who inadvertently engineered a swimming camera system that’s now used by Olympic swimming clubs all over the world.
When Newcastle couple Anna Scobie and Kelly Lees noticed a lack of bees in their veggie garden, they learned how to keep their own backyard bees. As their passion for bees grew, their artisan beekeeping enterprise, Urban Hum, was born.