AI platform for brick-and-mortar retailers that collects and analyses customer behaviour data to recommend actions that effectively grow sales. Kepler’s in-store sensors help retailers to better understand and optimise how customers experience their store environment, providing a digital interface to the physical retail environment and enabling better data-driven decision-making capabilities across a range of business areas. InterValley will actively assist their global expansion with focus on Japan.
Myriota – Adelaide
Global leaders in low-cost, low-power, secure direct-to-orbit satellite connectivity for the Internet of Things. Myriota are leading this sector of New Space with the most advanced satellite communications for remote and urban IoT devices avoiding the need to use cellular networks. Their existing nano-satellite constellation is the most well developed with clear plans to optimise global coverage and facilitate real time communications anywhere on Earth.
Baraja – Sydney
Self-driving is hard. Baraja has invented a new type of LiDAR called Spectrum-Scan™ which delivers the highest performance available to address the challenge of self-driving cars. Baraja is a rapidly growing start-up, with a revolutionary LiDAR for self-driving vehicles. The strong relevance of this sector to Japan and with Hitachi as a co-investor made Baraja an ideal investment for InterValley.
XY Sense – Melbourne
XY Sense is a next generation occupancy sensor that helps companies unlock live, 100% anonymous data to futureproof the way they plan, use and monitor office space. XY Sense have a proven track record and have built on previous experience in this sector to solve and answer office space planning challenges which is ever more relevant as the world’s population returns to working in offices post pandemic.
Quintessence Labs – Canberra
Quintessence Labs offers the strongest security foundation for data. This includes centralized enterprise key and policy management, a high-speed true random number generator, an integrated hardware security module, and highly secure encryption for data in uncontrolled environments. QuintessenceLabs’ portfolio of modular security products addresses the most difficult security challenges facing organizations, helping implement robust security strategies to protect data today and in the future.
Hemideina – Melbourne
Hemideina’s bio inspired proprietary mechanical signal processing technology can be applied to hearing implant treatments for severe-to-profound deafness.The objective is to develop a new hearing implant system – “The Hera Wireless Implant” to address the challenges of the current treatment including speech perception, lifestyle, size, aesthetics and battery life. We were very impressed by the original thinking of this all female founder team whose technology can bring a big improvement to the everyday experience of having a hearing implant.
Remi.ai – Sydney
A state of the art machine learning platform that supports critical decisions across global Retail and Ecommerce supply chains. We saw Remi directly addressing both problems the InterValley team understood but also was a business ideally positioned for solving the supply chain pressures triggered by the 2020/21 Pandemic.
Cydarm – Melbourne
Cydarm was one of the first graduates of CyRise, Melbourne’s cyber security startup accelerator. Cydarm’s mission is to enable cyber resilience through better and faster security operations accelerated by adaptability. We had tracked their progress since 2019 and saw the challenge they were addressing consistent with enabling effective management of the growing cyber security threats across the world.
Hillridge – Sydney
Hillridge understands farming is hard, especially during extreme weather conditions. Their weather-based technology aims to improve the coverage and quality of insurance for farmers in Australia and around the world, in a way that goes well beyond current crop or livestock insurance.
Strongroom – Melbourne
Strongroom uses artificial intelligence within their drug management platforms to reduce adverse drug events within the Pharmacy, Hospital and Aged Care Facility settings. We have been close to the Strongroom team for over 18 months and have seen proof of their business model and how they’ve set themselves up for international growth.
Cyban – Melbourne
A next generation brain pulse monitor that delivers continuous, timely, and actionable insights.
We liked the simplicity of the impact of this medical device – and the experience of founders gave us confidence in that impact.