As noted by TechNation Australia, all of the start-ups
created during the second Startup Camp Sydney, which was held
several weeks ago, have been placed for auction on
Unfortunately I didn't have the time to cover the start-ups
when they were launched, but some of them looked pretty funky.
EpicTweet particularly looked interesting, from a "hey, that's
Most of the auctions are still at minimum bid $100 (reserve price,
according to TechNation, is $250), but ActivityHorizon, a start-up
which allows people to search for activities and events, with
"evolving functionality based on their location, interests and
friends" has beat reserve and is up to $500 at time of
GiveDo.com, which purports to make it easy for charities to earn
income through search advertising, was up to $450 this afternoon,
and iTrafficApp, an iPhone application which helps users anticipate
traffic delays and RTA cameras, is up to a huge $999!
Check out the auctions at SitePoint.com. I thought about bidding
for EpicTweet, but when I tested the site out I ended up finding
its output ... less than epic.
I'd love to hear from anyone who buys one of these start-ups when the auctions finish; what will you do with your new toy?