Jack Delosa and Peter Bradd last December launched The Beanstalk Factory, an organisation that works hands on with companies to help them create and implement corporate innovation programs to boost their internal capabilities.
Advocacy body StartupAUS has announced the appointment of Teresa Engelhard to its board. Currently serving as venture partner at Jolimont Capital and non-executive director of both RedBubble and Daintree Networks, Engelhard’s appointment follows the departure of Dr Jana Matthews from the board in January.
A few weeks on from Peter Bradd vacating his post as interim CEO of StartupAUS, the organisation has announced former head of strategy and advocacy Alex McCauley as its new CEO.
After months of talking the talk, the Turnbull Government is walking the walk with the launch of a National Science and Innovation Agenda that aims to inspire innovation and entrepreneurship in Australia. Today’s announcement, the Prime Minister’s first big policy statement, is heralding the start of an ‘ideas boom’. The mining boom has been great for Australia, Turnbull said, but it has inevitably receded, and innovation will now be the driving force behind Australia’s prosperity.
StartupAUS has announced the launch of its third annual Startup Spring festival, which aims to celebrate and promote the Australian startup ecosystem.