TechSydney and Tech Ready Women have shared in $80,000 in grants from the City of Sydney aimed at helping them further develop the city’s startup community.
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.
The Tech Ready Women incubator program is going online to help women across regional Australia get their startup ideas going.
With the tech platform built out of Whitehill’s digital agency, Hatching Lab, it took around three months to get Boxbird operational and bring on the first customer.
Looking to provide more support for women starting out is Tech Ready, an eight week program designed for non-tech female founders.
Poppy Renegade is a new community platform launched by a group of Australian women in business aiming to help others fight back against tall poppy syndrome, and stand tall and proud of their achievements.
Launching online self storage startups seems to be all the rage this year, with Rocket Internet-backed SpaceWays launching in Australia in February, and Melbourne-based competitor Boxly following soon after. Whether consumers are actually taking to them is a different story – SpaceWays recently shut up shop and headed back to London.