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Kick.it at The Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco Annual Meeting in Chicago

Kick.it founder James Stewart is attending the #SRNT16 annual meeting in Chicago, Illinois to demo the Kick.it Research Platform. Kick.it has spent the past two years intensely focused on research and user experience design to develop a framework for delivering the worlds best smoking cessation application (app). Currently there are few apps available that are based on best practice smoking cessation methods,… Read more →

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4 Years Smoke Free and on a Mission to Help the World Kick.it

Sunday the 15th of November 2015 marked 4 years since I smoked my last cigarette. Woohoo! Since being in Australia I’ve recovered from severe depression, got off anti depressants 3.5 years ago, stopped smoking, got reasonably fit and spent the past 22 months trying really hard to get Kick.it on the App Store. It’s definitely been a challenging journey and there… Read more →

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Kick.it Collaborative Researcher Joep van Agteren wins $25,000 $THRF50 Grant

Last Friday night Kick.it Co-founder James Stewart joined The Clinical Practice Unit research team from the Respiratory Medicine department at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital / Basil Hetzel Institute for Translational Health to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The Hospital Research Foundation. What made the night even more exciting was that Kick.it Collaborative Researcher Joep van Agteren was a finalist for the… Read more →

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Help Us Win a $25,000 Research Grant

Kick.it has teamed up with the brilliant research scientist Joseph van Agteren to develop the psychological behaviour change framework for the Kick.it app. He has also applied for and made it to the final 6 for the The Hospital Research Foundations’ 50th Anniversary Grant! If he wins he will receive $25,000 to help with further developing the Kick.it app and writing the research paper… Read more →

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Half a Day With a $3.5 Billion Dollar Software Company

On Friday Kick.it Co-founder James Stewart was one of four School for Social Entrepreneurs Alumni chosen to spend half a day with Atlassian in a Hackathon to refine Kick.it. The other Social Entrepreneurs were Jay Booklin (Promise or Pay), Angela Mariani (Everbility) and Tymon Kennedy (Buy-Able). Who are Atlassian? Atlassian build software for developers to plan, collaborate, code and service. They have… Read more →

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Kick.it Attending World Conference on Tobacco or Health – Abu Dhabi

  We are very excited to announce that Kick.it Co-founder James Stewart will be going to Abu Dhabi next week to attend the World Conference on Tobacco or Health. The conference theme is Tobacco and Non-communicable Diseases. Tobacco use now causes one in six of all NCD deaths and up to half of current tobacco users will eventually die of a tobacco-related… Read more →

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Kick.it on ABC News

On Sunday night Kick.it Co-founder James Stewart was featured on ABC News profiling Hub Adelaide and the Hub Spark program that he was part of last year. It was an amazing experience that connected us into the Adelaide start-up scene, gaining mentorship from experienced entrepreneurs and access to a creative co-working environment to focus on building Kick.it. Applications are currently open for the next… Read more →

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42.1 Million Reasons America needs Kick.it

Well it sure is a big wide world out there! Samson and I have just spent two weeks traveling America after placing second in the New Venture Institute Autumn Venture Dorm Program which won us a trip there. Along with the other Venture Dorm winners we met with entrepreneurs, incubators, accelerators and innovative companies in San Francisco, Austin, Philadelphia and… Read more →