LaunchVic has announced today the recipients of its third funding round, which focuses on backing startups that support the state’s migrant and refugees.
The Victorian Government’s independent startup body LaunchVic has announced it is moving to terminate its partnership with troubled startup accelerator and fund 500 Startups on the heels of the resignation of Rachael Neumann.
Australia is the top nation, alongside Brazil, facilitating the largest fintech deals outside the global core markets, according to a CB Insights report.
Tank Stream Labs has announced that it will be hosting ‘Female Entrepreneur Week’ to support female entrepreneurs and increase diversity.
LaunchVic has to break ties with 500 Startups, pull the $2.5 million subsidy, and take a stance against unethical behaviour in general.
PredictBGL is an insulin dosage app for people for Type 1 diabetes helping users track their food, exercise and predict changes in blood sugar levels.
Victorian startup Outcome.Life has today launched a new hub designed for Melbourne’s international students with new business ideas dubbed Outcome-Hub.
Silicon Valley startup accelerator 500 Startups over the weekend announced its expansion to Melbourne, thanks to funding from the LaunchVic program.
Adelaide-founded, San Francisco-based startup HappyCo, which creates apps to help clients run smarter operations, has announced the closing of a US$7.5 million (around $9.8 million) Series A funding round.
Tristan Pollock, entrepreneur in residence and VC partner at 500 Startups has come to Australia to speak with entreprenuers and founders to assess the Australian startup landscape and identify potential startup candidates for 500 Startups upcoming accelerator program.
A delegation of leading international fintech investors and experts this morning took part in a breakfast panel discussion on the potential for Sydney to become a global fintech leader and the potential of blockchain technology.
Telstra-backed accelerator muru-D has announced two big partnerships today, linking up with Shanghai’s Chinaccelerator and the 500 Startups accelerator in Silicon Valley to provide its participants with a clearer path to the Chinese and North American markets and easier access to capital.
500 Startups has announced the 28 startups chosen to take part in the 13th intake of its accelerator program, with Australian startup Pixc and New Zealand’s Transfercar making the cut.
Whilst HeTexted was reluctant to talk about fundraising numbers at the present moment, here is what we do know.
Remember that old school graphics editing software called Photoshop and its countless buttons with tricky names that you hesitantly click on hoping one of them will do what you want it to? Well, forget it because Australian startup Canva has just announced the launch of their online graphic design platform that affords even the least technical person the ability to create professional designs free of charge.