“Small businesses don’t have the revenue to engage a developer, so the solutions have to be generic enough so most small businesses can use them but specific enough to solve a particular problem.”
As the Australian games development industry goes from strength to strength, Girl Geek Academy has announced the launch of an all-woman game making hackathon, SheHacksGames.
Long having recognised the need to embrace new technologies in order to better go about its work and ensure patients are well cared for is Inala Primary Care (IPC), a general practice in the Brisbane suburb of Inala.
Jumping strides ahead of Australia’s eventual electric car boom is Sydney startup Everty, a peer-to-peer charging network for electric cars.
Girl Geek Academy has announced the launch of the SheHacks incubator, a program aiming to support women from the organisation’s flagship hackathon events.
A report examining the existing and potential contribution of refugee entrepreneurs to the nation’s economy and society has found refugee entrepreneurs can provide significant economic benefits.
ArtLife, an app that integrates into a smartphone camera and gallery settings to sort and organise photos by life event, took out the top prize at the QUT Creative Enterprise Australia creative tech Startup Weekend.
Startup incubator Pollenizer has partnered with CRDC and FRDC to host Rural.XO microhacks, a series of regional workshops.
LaunchVic, the Vic Government’s $60 million startup initiative, has announced the grant recipients in its second funding round, totalling $4.9 million.
Spotless Group and Startupbootcamp have launched Hack at the G, an IoT and datatech hackathon at the MCG later this month.
River City Labs has announced it will be hosting the next iteration of Startup Weekend Brisbane on November 18 to 20. The event will run as part of the Global Startup Weekend series, with over 200 events to be held across November 11-13 and 18-20.
Techfugees Australia has announced its third hackathon, bringing together refugees and the tech community to find solutions to the refugee crisis. To be held in Sydney from November 5-6, Techfugees will facilitate the development of solutions aimed at helping refugees settle into the Australian community.
Social Qs, a team looking to help men understand and develop empathy for the lived experiences of women in the workplace through VR and gamification, took out first prize at the Australian leg of the LadyProblems hackathon over the weekend.
BlueChilli has announced it will be hosting the Australian leg of the Lady Problems hackathon this October, an initiative launched by AngelHack addressing the problems that prevent female entrepreneurship.
Unearthed hackathon aims to spur the mining sector into the digital age. Started back in 2014, Unearthed has taken its hackathons around the country and has even moved internationally into Silicon Valley and Las Vegas. The hackathon links startups with the mining and resource sector to shift the sector from being results focused to productivity focused.