Konnective is a mobile app which acts as a “one-stop shop” for employees to communicate and access their existing internal systems.
Developing an online B2B marketplace to help architects sell their imagery to product suppliers is Sydney-startup Bookmarc.
EduGrowth has launched a pre-accelerator program, a free online course designed to guide startups through the development of their ideas on to launch.
Applications have opened for the Australia Post Regional Pitchfest, which will give startups across Australia a chance to pitch for a share in $100,000.
In this episode of Paddock Chat we sit down with Di Somerville, founder of Regional Pitchfest and former member of the Australian navy.
Applications have today opened for Bendigo’s Regional Pitchfest, calling upon regional innovators and startups to help build a culture of entrepreneurship outside the major cities. Australia Post has partnered with the Pitchfest to give locals a platform to showcase their business ideas.
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.
I have spoken many times in the last 12 months about how impressed I am by the New Zealand startup ecosystem. There are a number of initiatives and programs being rolled out there that I feel we should be launching in Australia. One of those programs is Venture Up, a youth entrepreneurship accelerator specifically for 16 to 24 year olds.
Liquor company Chivas Regal has announced the Australian launch of The Venture, a fund and accelerator seeking to enable a new generation of social entrepreneurs to create positive change.
On July 18th this year, Seedstars World, one of the most prominent global seed-stage startup competitions is returning again to Sydney to check out the local technology ecosystem.
On Wednesday and Thursday evenings this week, Telstra backed accelerator program muru-D presented its Demo Night to stakeholders within the Telstra organisation, potential investors, advisors and other individuals from Australia’s startup ecosystem. Class Two of the program, which began six months ago, started with 11 teams. However, only 10 of those teams managed to complete […]
PItching season in Sydney comes around just like hunting season. But instead of Elmer Fudd with a shotgun, we have eager founders with powerpoint decks. Pitching season is the engine of our growing startup ecosystem – it injects money into growing businesses, it propels good ideas forward and showcases the best our local founders have to offer.
It was revealed that co-host of Studio 10, Sarah Harris would be hosting the series when it airs next year and will be accompanied by the sharks who are Steve Baxter (PIPE Networks, StartupAUS and River City Labs), Janine Allis (Boost Juice, Salsa’s Fresh Mex), Andrew Banks (Talent 2 International), John McGrath (McGrath Real Estate) and Naomi Simson (Red Balloon).
Yesterday evening, startup incubator ATP Innovations announced a joint venture with Washington based incubator 1176, that will see Sydney participate as a host city for the Challenge Cup 2015.
This year, over 220 people expressed interest in pitching at SydStart 2014. Eighty semi-finalists were chosen from that pool – each of whom have ventures focusing on scalable, productised web and mobile technology, as well as tech startups that are in big markets. The finalists took part in four rounds of screening at the ASX, and each semi-finalist was scored by multiple judges according to five judging criteria. The top 10 were chosen to pitch on the main stage.