Photo startup ArtLife wins $10,000 in prizes at Brisbane’s hackathon for creative tech

“A photo startup that is aiming to “make metadata sexy” has won $10,000 in prizes at the second annual creative tech hackathon hosted by QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA) in Brisbane.

ArtLife is an app that will integrate with mobile devices and the cloud so people can easily sort and search for saved photos using tags.

A prototype version was developed over the weekend after Majella Edwards, who works for AusIndustry’s Entrepreneurs’ Programme, entered CEA’s Startup Weekend to test her idea.

“I work in an innovation space with startups and enterprises,” Edwards tells StartupSmart.

“I’m aware of the industry I’m aware of the challenges but I’m also an artist [and] I had this very real problem.”.” Read more

Dinushi Dias Startup Smart 13 Mar 2017