Premier Daniel Andrews announced that Martin Pakula has been named the lead Minister in the government for jobs, with responsibility for Jobs, Innovation and Trade, while Adem Somyurek is returning to the Small Business portfolio after a few years away.
LaunchVic is set to invest $2.5 million in CivVic Labs, an accelerator program aimed at helping participants access a slice of the government procurement pie.
LaunchVic has announced $13.45m in funding to establish 3 accelerators, while Startup Onramp has received funding to expand across regional Queensland.
The Victorian Government and Optus have partnered on a $16 million program to build 25 new mobile towers across regional Victoria
LaunchVic has announced today the recipients of its third funding round, which focuses on backing startups that support the state’s migrant and refugees.
The Victorian Government’s independent startup body LaunchVic has announced it is moving to terminate its partnership with troubled startup accelerator and fund 500 Startups on the heels of the resignation of Rachael Neumann.
Looking to further the development of the Victorian fintech sector, the state government has announced its plans to establish a fintech hub in Melbourne.
The government will work alongside each Regional Partnership to develop region-specific strategies and practical solutions for their digital needs.
Assembly has announced Melbourne will serve as its global headquarters as it gears up to hire more than 60 new team members over the next 12 months.
Silicon Valley startup accelerator 500 Startups over the weekend announced its expansion to Melbourne, thanks to funding from the LaunchVic program.
LaunchVic, the Vic Government’s $60 million startup initiative, has announced the grant recipients in its second funding round, totalling $4.9 million.
After last year’s big announcement from Matt Barrie and Philip Dalidakis came the news that the 2016 conference would remain in Sydney as moving to Melbourne this year was too ambitious. As revealed by Barrie yesterday, it turns out there was a lot going on in the background.
LaunchVic, the Victorian Government’s independent startup body, has today announced the first recipients of a funding boost, with 18 companies or projects to share in $6.5 million.
After announcing that it would look to ensure that women make up at least 50 percent of all its government boards, the Victorian Government is expanding its focus, aiming to develop a wider Gender Equality Strategy for the state.
The Victorian Government has announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Australia Post to help provide the state’s businesses with easy access to the Chinese market through Alibaba’s Tmall platform, which allows international brands to sell to China without having a physical presence in the country.