Corporate accelerator Slingshot has announced that it has acquired Melbourne-based accelerator program AngelCube for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition will see Slingshot run at least three programs a year in Victoria from its Melbourne base at Inspire9.
It’s almost impossible to go a day in Sydney without having at least one conversation about property prices. The city is consumed with property prices, with news of record sales figures on our screens and in the newspapers almost every night. But even though we’re all talking about it, most of us can’t actually afford property – just 23.7 percent of Sydneysiders aged 20-34 are expected to own their own homes in 2019, and the same is expected to happen in other cities around the country.
The idea for the business, which was created in January 2012, was to provide a platform for consumers to get customised itineraries from travel experts such as bloggers, small tour operators and travellers themselves. The Company was also part of the Melbourne based AngelCube program. [Source Tnooz.com]
oDesk, the world’s largest online workplace, has just launched their new accelerator partnership program in Australia – oDesk Upstarts. The program aims to empower Aussie startups by providing them with online access to freelancers across the world.
On a mind-numbingly cold Friday morning, we headed down to one of Melbourne’s hottest co-working spaces Inspire9 in Richmond to have a chat to the all of the Angel Cube crew. Every friday morning the teams practise and refine their pitches – during which we were lucky enough to sit in, watch and ask questions. […]
The incubator scene in Australia keeps growing stronger and stronger in Australia. As successful Startmate class travels around the globe pitching to investors and the Pushstarter program heads towards their first month into their program, Melbourne based accelerator program Angel Cube today announced their new class for 2012, after the success of their class in 2011.