The ventures of Spark’s 2014 finalists

October 15, 2014
As a sponsor of Spark, Alleasing is pleased to share the ventures, inspirations and visions of some of the 2014 $100k Challenge finalists. The winners will be announced later this month.Save Ya is an app that allows people to easily record work site incident information. The inspiration came from first-hand experience and the team’s vision is to improve health and safety reporting for companies around the world via uptake of their app.

Womengineers aims to inspire young girls by offering a different perception of their career possibilities in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).  This is a socially driven venture seeking to overcome the gender imbalance in STEM careers. The  app delivers games, comics and engaging stories, which demonstrate why STEM careers can be an exciting career option for women.

Baby Aware  is  unique partnership between engineers and foetal physiologists. The team’s goal is to improve the lives of our most vulnerable members of society by providing a way to monitor foetal well-being. Baby Aware are hoping to create a paradigm shift in the ability to identify brain injury during pregnancy by developing a contact-less device for foetal brain diagnostics in utero.

Future Insights believe data is ubiquitous and its potential value is not being fully utilised by the majority of businesses. The team’s solution is to enable that value to be captured and explained  quickly and easily, thus creating a solution for today and tomorrow.

Caddy brings together a diverse team with expertise in  medical, IT, business and marketing. Their vision is to transform the way clinicians use technology by funnelling an overwhelming volume of information  into a user-friendly app.

Sleepine’s vision is to make effective and affordable sleep therapy available to all. The team believes this can be achieved via the development of an app that is supported by rigorous scientific studies.

Back Pocket Driver seeks to reduce the number of youth traffic accidents, which is a significant problem in New Zealand, via an app that makes driver education fun.

EasyLink aim to provide a safe, user-friendly and affordable device that helps people transition from a wheelchair to a car. The team’s vision is to create a solution that is adopted as an international benchmark for rehab and disability design.


Mining Sector Sentiment Turns Positive Pushing Western Australia Forward Industry

Alleasing’s latest Equipment Demand Index has found that the mining and mining services industry has turned a significant corner in sentiment with an increase of 14.0 per cent of businesses looking to expand their asset base.

Read full story

Is Australia the Answer to Asia’s Long Term Food Security? Industry

A huge opportunity now exists for large-scale Australian farmers and food processing plants to position their businesses to satisfy the ever-growing Asian middle class’s new tastes in food and produce. But how can growing companies source the funds to take advantage of this opportunity and take the next step exporting to Asia?

Read full story

How can we help you?

Tell us a little about your business so we can help you find what you need.
If you’d prefer to speak to an expert you can call us on 1300 134 214.

  • If you'd prefer to call our team, you can reach them on 1300 134 214.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.