Startup Spotlight

An introduction to some of our startups


Croc Pitch 2019 Winer Corrosion Instruments

Cash backer for bright idea

Corrosion Instruments, Media, News, Startup Spotlight
As featured in NT News THE Darwin Innovation Hub’s Croc Pitch program winner, Corrosion Instruments, has received a welcomed cash injection of $775,000, led by local venture capital investor Paspalis Innovation Investment Fund (PIIF). With…

Spotlight on Aliena

Aliena, Startup Spotlight
Aliena Pte Ltd is Singapore’s fastest growing home-groomed space-tech start-up, based at the Satellite Research Centre (SaRC) at NTU – Singapore. The company’s vision is to provide turn-key solutions for satellites and spacecrafts…
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Spotlight on Corrosion Instruments

Corrosion Instruments, Startup Spotlight
Corrosion Instruments (CI) is a Northern Territory based tech startup, developing an Internet of Things (IoT) technology to survey and monitor oil and gas pipelines. After several years in the pipeline industry, founder Sam Pattemore…

DIH announces Aliena co-investment through Paspalis Innovation Investment Fund

Aliena, Media, News, Startup Spotlight
The Darwin Innovation Hub is very proud to announce a SGD$500,000 co-investment by the Paspalis Innovation Investment Fund based out of Darwin in the Northern Territory of Australia into Aliena, a space propulsion technology start-up from Nanyang…

Croc Pitch 2019 Winner Announcement

Croc Pitch, Media, News, Startup Spotlight
Congratulations to all the contestants who pitched at Croc Pitch 2019. Yesterday we watched 19 incredible Northern Territory entrepreneurs showcase some of the Territory’s most innovative ideas. We are so excited to announce Sam Pattemore…
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Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair: From Country to Couture

Media, News, NORTH, Startup Spotlight
Last night, we had the privilege of attending the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair's From Country to Couture fashion show. The fashion show was a spectacular array of color, culture and art showcasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art.…
the top end

THE DESIGN FILES: A New Not-For-Profit Fashion Collection From The Top End

Media, News, NORTH, Startup Spotlight
The Design Files: A New Not-For-Profit Fashion Collection From The Top End 'NORTH has become the work of many generous hands and talented individuals,’ Crystal Thomas states, explaining that the look, feel, ethos and business…

TERRITORY Q: Paspalis venture capital provides a boost to Northern Territory start-ups

Media, News, Spee3d, Startup Spotlight
TERRITORY Q: Paspalis venture capital provides a boost to Northern Territory start-ups The Paspalis Innovation Investment Fund (PIIF) has begun building its track record in 2019 with some world class investments and projects at the Darwin…

TERRITORY Q: Belly Bunker

Belly Bunker, Media, News, Startup Spotlight
TERRITORY Q: BELLY BUNKER BELLY BUNKER In January 2019, Amy Page’s life changed with a $125,000 seed capital investment by Paspalis after securing a solid second place in Croc Pitch 2018. Read more

Mobi secures seed funding from NEM Ventures

Media, Mobi, News, Startup Spotlight
NEM Ventures, the venture capital and investments arm of the NEM blockchain ecosystem, last week announced their investment into ride-sharing start-up Mobi. Mobi combines the convenience of ride-sharing with the affordability of public…