26 Brisbane Startups to Watch in 2018

In the last few months, we have been exploring hot startups in the major Australian cities. We took a look at 40 Melbourne Startups to Watch and 50 Sydney Startups to Watch.

Now it is time for Brisbane, Australia’s third largest city, to get some cred. The startup scene in Brisbane is growing. Of course, the market is smaller than in Sydney and Melbourne but that does not mean this city is failing to innovate.

Boasting many global successes and world firsts, here are 26 Brisbane startups paving the way in Australia.


Advvy is a media technology company leading the digital transformation of workflow in the media and advertising industry. The Advvy platform transforms inefficient manual campaign planning processes into a workflow solution to allow enterprise Media Agency employees to work smarter while giving management real-time visibility into their campaign activity and performance. Founders, Chris Macaulay and Tristan Ozinga, both from the Media, saw a need to move away from the manual, clunky systems and processes. The Advvy platform was built alongside some of the largest multi-national media agencies in the world. They have raised over $1M to date from VC fund, FutureNow Ventures and are currently raising a $2 million pre-series A round.

Reference: https://www.themartec.com/insidelook/26-top-startups-brisbane