News & Analysis
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has announced a partnership with India aimed at enabling collaboration between Indian industry and the NSW startup, tech, and advanced manufacturing sectors.
Telehealth startup Coviu, which spun out of the CSIRO’s Data61 arm, has raised $1 million in funding from Main Sequence Ventures, managers of the CSIRO’s $200 million innovation fund.
Employment platform DCC Jobs has raised $1 million in seed funding and rebranded to WORK180 as it continues on its mission to connect women with roles at organisations with a focus on gender equality.
Australian insurtech startup Edmund has launched to provide cyber insurance to small to medium enterprises (SMEs) with up to $20 million in annual revenue.
While no overall rankings released this year, the 2018 Startup Genome report has identified Australia cities as ecosystems to watch.
General Assembly will operate as a separate division within the organisation, with founder and CEO Jake Schwartz to report to Adecco Group.
The University of New South Wales is doubling down on online learning, partnering with provider Keypath Education to launch a series of Master’s programs that will run solely online.
Tech Ready Women has partnered with tech-focused education provider Academy Xi to launch a $100,000 scholarship fund to encourage women to launch startups.
Coca-Cola Amatil has partnered with BlueChilli to launch the Xcelerate accelerator as it looks to identify opportunities to grow outside its core business.
More investment was poured into New Zealand startups than ever before in 2017, with NZ$86 million ($81.7 million) invested into 111 companies.
Cloud communications company Twilio has expanded into Australia, opening a local office and appointing former Oracle and Symantec sales executive Richard Watson as country director to drive growth.
T-Provenance will look at the applications of its blockchain tech to ensure food safety, traceability, and authenticity throughout the supply chain.
Angelene Falk, Australia’s acting Privacy Commissioner, stated that the investigation will look to determine whether Facebook has breached the Privacy Act.
Sydney startup Gather Online has raised $1 million from former Dimension Data chief Brett Dawson, who has also joined its board of directors as chairman.
Girl Geek Academy has partnered with NAB to launch a cybersecurity workshop for primary school girls in the upcoming school holidays in Melbourne.