Vest

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Georgia DixonMaker@gmdixon · Copywriter, Josephmark
👋 Hey there! Georgia here from Josephmark – a digital ventures practice based in Brisbane, Australia. We’ve just launched Vest – a brand-new way to see which Aussie startups are generating the most buzz online. With our government’s renewed focus on innovation, we felt it was time to highlight the startups that are putting us on the map, making us leaders in our fields, and driving both economical and cultural growth. Vest was inspired by Product Hunt and Crunchbase, as well as previous projects of ours like We Are Hunted – a trending music chart we co-founded in 2008 that scoured the internet for new music mentions, rather than sales (and was acquired by Twitter in 2013). And our minimalist news catch-up platform Hash, which aggregates popular tweets about the day’s most talked about stories. We’d love to know what you guys think of Vest. The team behind it is: @whoisjosephmark @jesshuddart @designtheworld_ @naghavi @brockkenzler
Nick Hallam@nhallam · Product strategy and design
Alex NaghaviMakerHiring@naghavi · Creative Director, Josephmark
@nhallam Aww, thanks, Nick! Appreciate the continual support. :)
Zac Davies@zacdavies · Customer Success Manager @ Mentorloop
@gmdixon 👋 Looks great! Just submitted our Australian payment gateway 😃 http://pin.net.au/ Would love to see an RSS feed or newsletter to be kept abreast of updates 📩
Jordan Gardiner@jordsta · Product @ Popgun
I said it on Twitter and I'll say it again here: what an awesome, awesome website! Hopefully this'll kickstart some great international buzz about Australia's thriving startup economy :)
Alex NaghaviMakerHiring@naghavi · Creative Director, Josephmark
Thanks @jordsta! Glad to hear you're enjoying Vest! We echo your sentiments and hope this is just the beginning of a flourishing startup culture in Australia. :)
Ben Tossell@bentossell · Co-Founder, Token Daily
Nice to see what's going on down under. Props to the 'Straya Startup scene
Alex NaghaviMakerHiring@naghavi · Creative Director, Josephmark
@bentossell – Heck yeah! Go Aussie! But seriously though, it's really great to see what's out there in such a visual format – I think we even surprised ourselves with how many cool Aussie startups we stumbled across! :)
Mike Halligan@mrmikehalligan · BodyWise Designer & Co-Founder
Go Aussie! Great design, and quality selection of Australian startups to begin with. I found a few there that I hadn't heard of, and a few others that I didn't even know where Australian!
Alex NaghaviMakerHiring@naghavi · Creative Director, Josephmark
Thanks, @mrmikehalligan! Appreciate the feedback! We're definitely looking forward to watching which new startups make noise in the coming weeks – should be interesting!
tini wini japa neezy@yougeekybastard · Graphic Designer
Love it! Nice to see a list dedicated to Aussie startups!!
Alex NaghaviMakerHiring@naghavi · Creative Director, Josephmark
@yougeekybastard – we couldn't agree more. Thanks for the kind words! 😊