Tech23 has announced the companies that will be pitching at its seventh annual event, which is set to showcase aspiring tech companies and celebrate Australia’s leading R&D organisations.
The University of New South Wales is inviting students, entrepreneurs, and academics interested in doing business in China to attend its Startup China event, to be held on December 10.
A month after announcing its partnership with Sydney coworking community Fishburners, National Australia Bank has launched its NAB Hackathon Challenge, to be held at the Harris St space on the weekend of November 27.
In the six weeks since Malcolm Turnbull became Prime Minister, boosting the Australian startup ecosystem has seemingly risen to the top of the government’s agenda. Only a couple of weeks after Innovation Minister Chris Pyne sat down with StartupAUS and Wyatt Roy ran PolicyHack, the government has announced a partnership with startup incubator Pollenizer to deliver DataStart, an open data initiative to support data-driven innovation.
Slingshot, a company that runs accelerator programs for corporate clients, has partnered with health fund HCF to launch Catalyst, an accelerator program focused on health tech startups.
In news that is sure to make the old Melbourne vs Sydney rivalry flare up once more, Freelancer has announced this afternoon that its SydStart conference is rebranding to StartCon and moving to Melbourne next year following an investment from the Victorian Government.
Following the success of their first Sydney workshop earlier this year, Pollenizer and muru-D have announced a second event for Indigenous entrepreneurs, to be held in Perth on the weekend of 14 November.
HackFood is set to become the country’s first food-focused hackathon when it kicks off at Fishburners on November 6. The weekend-long business building competition and startup bootcamp will be connecting individuals from the technology, hospitality and food sectors with one aim in mind: to identify and uncover unique digital technology solutions that will address challenges faced by the food industry in Australia.
Investible, a ‘business generation lab’ launched by Creel Price and Trevor Folsom earlier this year with the goal of developing entrepreneurial talent, has announced that it has partnered with the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship to deliver a boot camp in South Africa.
ATP Innovations has again teamed up with Washington DC-based incubator 1776 to host the local finals of the 1776 Challenge Cup, a global competition that aims to identify the startups poised to solve some of the world’s biggest challenges.
Freelancer has appointed Kyri Theos, former Australia country manager at competitor Upwork, as its new regional director for Asia Pacific. Theos has been given the task of solidifying Freelancer’s position in Australia and guiding its expansion across the Asia Pacific region.
Startup Daily and the University of New South Wales have signed a partnership that will see current students, alumni and startup companies involved with UNSW Innovations and FounderLab leverage the Startup Daily platform to create more awareness around the university’s various startup activities and initiatives.
There’s nothing tired office workers hate more than a spread of stale sandwiches from the cafe down the street during meetings or other office events, a well-known fact that has seen Sydney catering startup You Chews thrive since it graduated from the second muru-D accelerator intake earlier this year.
EduTech startup Fluid Education has been named the winner of the sixth INCUBATE accelerator intake at the University of Sydney, awarded the Lenovo Choice award by INCUBATE’s technology partner Lenovo.
Last Friday, Australian advocacy group StartupAUS sat down with the newly appointed Minister for Innovation Christopher Pyne to discuss high-priority policy solutions to support startups in the areas of access to capital and hiring talent, ahead of government’s policy hackathon to take place at BlueChilli HQ this weekend.