One10 will run its Amplify and Activate programs as it looks to create a supportive ecosystem in the region for people pursuing business solutions to address environmental and societal problems.
Non-profit Social Traders opens applications for Crunch startup accelerator to grow social enterprise
Not-for-profit company Social Traders has opened applications for its startup accelerator program, Crunch to grow Australia’s social enterprise ecosystem. Social Traders aims to break the cycle of disadvantage and work with startups to build resilience in Australian communities.
Melbourne-based social enterprise accelerator One10 has recently announced the launch of two new accelerator programs, Activate and Amplify, to increase the number of positive impact startups in Australia.
Seven digital innovators have been awarded a combined $300,000 at the Optus Future Makers pitch event. A range of startups focusing on issues from youth education to healthcare were crowned this year’s Future Makers.
One10 has today announced Veronica Munro as its first CEO to lead expansion into new states and regional areas in Australia. Munro will lead the team into regional Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland. This expansions comes a month after the company opened its second office in Sydney as One10 drives startup growth across Asia-Pacific.
Medicinal cannabis startup LeafCann hopes to secure first Australian licence to establish trial crops in regional Victoria
LeafCann, founded by Nasr is set to become the first medicinal cannabis startup to secure an Australian licence in regional Victoria. Currently Nasr is waiting for licence applications to get the green light from the Commonwealth government, which may see cultivators begin their operations in early 2017
Melbourne-based social enterprise accelerator One10 has opened a new office in Sydney to commercialise more purpose-driven businesses.
This week will see the launch of Remarkable, Australia’s first disability-focused impact accelerator, which aims to find new ways of using technology to transform people’s lives.
Social impact accelerator One10 has partnered with Optus to support the Future Makers program, an innovation challenge looking to fund social enterprises solving the issues facing vulnerable or disadvantaged youth, young people aged between 4 and 26 who face significant challenges to reach their full potential. The program is calling for applications that focus on… Read more »