A list of companies involved or influencing Smart City and IoT adoption around Australia and New Zealand. This list will be added to weekly.
AgResearch partners with the pastoral sector to identify and deliver the innovation that is needed to create value for New Zealand. It is a vibrant organisation with staff spread across four campuses and farms in the Waikato, Manawatu, Canterbury and Otago.
BizDojo – (Sharing,Business Incubation) is a coworking and collaboration network for interesting humans and the businesses they build. With physical offices in Auckland , Wellington and Christchurch. As of Sept 2016 over 1200 ventures have utilised the BizDojo community.
Cityhop – (Sharing, Transport) NZ carshare company servicing Auckland and Wellington.
Elanation is a lifestyle technology company for children. Its mission is to deliver cross industry collaborations of cutting edge technology fit for the growing mind, body and soul of the 21st century child
Enevo – (SaaS, IoT) Ultrasound waste sensors & dynamic routing for the waste industry. Integration partner ANZ is Smarter Technology Solutions Brisbane.
Farmbot – (Satellite, IoT) water level sensors for farm and general remote uses. (Sydney)
Imersia – is changing people’s relationship with information. Their breaking platform is moving the emphases on functionality and content sharing from a device, into the very world we share. Creating a new geophysical metaphor for information and content that lives in our world.
Libelium (Sensors , IoT) Waspmote— Libelium’s wireless sensor platform—is modular and can integrate with Cloud systems (Azure by Microsoft, B-Scada, DeviceLynk, Devicify, Element Blue, Esri, IBM Bluemix, IoTSens, Sentilo, Sofía2 by Indra, Solvver, Telefonica, Thing +, ThingWorx), and low-energy IoT connectivity protocols (Sigfox,LoRa, MQTT).
Lightning Lab is a national programme that runs business accelerators across New Zealand. Wellington , Auckland and Christchurch.
Machina Research – (Research) is one of the world’s leading technology research and consulting firm focused on Machine-to-Machine (M2M), Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data. Staffed by industry veterans, they provide market intelligence and strategic insight to help clients maximise the opportunities created by growth in new connected devices.
Mobstac – (Beacons, IoT) offers an end-to-end platform for businesses to engage customers in a personalized, context-aware way that leverages indoor location and proximity, using iBeacon and Wi-Fi technology. Beaconstac is the product name. (USA)
muru-D – (Investor , Accelerator) a startup accelerator sponsored by Telstra with programmes in Sydney & Singapore.
Invest in early stage startups, giving dedicated office space, acceleration services & access to the experience & networking capability of Telstra. (Sydney HQ)
NSI Ventures – (Venture Capital) makes investments in early-stage technology companies based in Southeast Asia.
NZVIF – The New Zealand Venture Investment Fund invests with venture capital funds and alongside angel investors to support New Zealand technology companies with start-up and growth capital.
Reekoh IoT – (IoT) Application Integration Platform and Developer Marketplace based in Brisbane. They can take real-time events from 3rd parties like Cisco-Jasper and turn them into service tickets, CRM records, field service alerts etc.
River City Labs – (Sharing, Business Incubation) Brisbane co-working space for early stage and start up companies in the mobile, Internet, telecoms and technology sector.
Sensand – (IoT , Big Data , Agriculture) is building a powerful, user-friendly agricultural data platform. HQ Melbourne
Streamdata.io provides Proxy-as-a-Service (between the API and the device), which turns any API into a real-time experience—no server-side code required. (French HQ)
Thinxtra – (IoT LPWAN Platform) rolling out a global Internet of Things network for Australia and New Zealand. enables Low cost, low power consumption, long range, simple and secure data transmission to and from connected objects based on SIGFOX technology. HQ Sydney.
Thingworx – (IoT , Strong Ecosystem) delivers a comprehensive IoT technology stack, which includes connectivity, device cloud, big data, analytics, mobile, and remote service applications, together with a groundbreaking IoT application design and runtime environment. ThingWorx is supported by a large partner ecosystem consisting of technology partners, system integrators, OEMs and vertical solution providers
Tribe – (Marketplace) Melbourne based tech company offers a two-sided online marketplace connecting brands with “citizen influencers”, social media users with between 5000 and 100,000 followers. (funding lead Exto Partners).
Virscient – (Software , Wireless, IoT) is a wireless connectivity and Internet of Things specialist that helps innovative companies design, develop, and integrate secure wireless connectivity into a range of products and platforms.
Whispir – (Apps, Comms) Melbourne based “communication-apps-as-a-service” startup which offers a platform for businesses to customise the communications infrastructure it used both internally and for interacting with customers. (funding lead Telstra Ventures, Singapore funds NSI Ventures ,Rippledot Capital & CEO Jeromy Wells).