The startups have been selected from applicants across Western Australia and will commence the intensive eight-week program in February 2016.
RAC SeedSpark Program Director, Jamin Hirte, congratulates all entrants on their creative and innovative pitches.
“This year’s startup finalists have earnt a place in the RAC SeedSpark program with their vision to build a better WA,” Mr Hirte said.
“We are especially proud to announce our very first Member’s Choice Award in which over 250,000 RAC members were invited to vote for a solution they’d like to see in our community.”
The startups joining RAC’s 2016 SeedSpark program are:
Online marketplace where parents can discover, book and pay for after-school activities. Course providers can list their businesses on the platform, where they can also manage payments.
My Guide: Mobile app that helps users plan and share their trips. The app documents travel experiences, bookings, photos, videos and reviews, which can be shared with and searched by other travellers based on profile and trip characteristics.
This year’s RAC Member’s Choice was awarded to:
CareCollective: Online disability directory providing families with greater transparency in the search for quality service providers. Support workers can list their skills and availability for free, whilst families can search according to preferences and reviews. CareCollective is a not-for-profit organisation.
RAC SeedSpark will take a four per cent equity stake in two of its finalists: Yabble and MyGuide.