The excitement of a new cabinet or new leadership is waning for the startup ecosystem – we’ve been here before. Folks it’s groundhog day.
OurSay is a Melbourne-based startup working to facilitate transparency and communication between organisations and civilians using an online platform.
Founders from TechSydney have called on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to condemn President Donald Trump’s immigration restrictions.
Turnbull announced that if re-elected he will invest a further $15 million in funding into NISA’s Incubator Support Program to drive support within the startup ecosystem.
Over the course of the 18 months I worked at Newspoll, the market research organisation behind The Australian newspaper’s fortnightly political opinion poll, I saw three different Prime Ministers in office, with those very opinion polls I was helping to conduct leading to the demise of two of them. But while opinion polls have developed an extraordinary power in Australian politics, their accuracy is questionable.
A lot has been said in the last 24 hours about Roy being the youngest federal member to have ever been given a frontbench role in parliament. Is it an achievement? Of course it is. However, that holds little to no significance to the startup industry.
Startup Daily spoke with Wyatt Roy MP and Cr Glenn Tozer, and both demonstrated a nuanced understanding of the Australian startup ecosystem and communicated high hopes for the future of Queensland. Interestingly, people from Brisbane and the Gold Coast were slightly less enthusiastic about their hometowns.
Last nights episode of Q and A was focused on the topic of mental health.
All was going quite smoothly until a question was asked to Bob Katter about mental health and the LGBTQI community.
Like many other Australians, Tony Simpson, a NSW Southern Highlands-based entrepreneur, is frustrated that our government pay such little attention to what we articulate online, let alone act upon our suggestions. This is why he created LobbyCrowd – an online platform that combines traditional political lobbying with modern crowdsourcing.
A new US-based tech startup Amplifyd is set to shape the future of political engagement, firstly in America, then potentially other locations around the globe. Launched last month, Amplifyd merges crowdsourcing and lobbying in much the same vigour as Silicon Valley tech luminaries.
Last week I was invited to have lunch with Clive Palmer and his candidate for the NSW Senate Matt Adamson, it was a pretty intimate affair and I was lucky enough to be seated directly across the table from him.
Eagle Waves Radio the LIVE internet radio station started by entrepreneur Angela Vithoulkas who built the station within VIVO Cafe at 388 George Street which she also cofounded, will be playing host to special guest Malcolm Turnbull tomorrow on her Eagle Business show live from 11am.
In what can only be called convenient timing [is there an election on or something?] it has come out that the Australian Govt is in fact censoring tweets from being seen within our country that may be seen as Anti Labor – Green. Twitter confirmed that this feature is now happening on their site with the following now being part of their terms and conditions since January.
The word bigot has become like the word migraine, it is overused and has been given it’s own meaning in an urban context. Just like someone in the workplace is “going home because they have a migraine” [if you really had one, you would not be driving home, you would be crawling into the darkness of a storage cupboard at work to sleep] the word “bigot” is thrown around on and offline these days like confetti at a wedding.