Profiles

The Unstoppables are taking entrepreneurs to the Amazon in 2016

- April 13, 2015 2 MIN READ

In what was one of the craziest Australian Business initiatives to take place in 2015, the Unstoppables club, created by Chad Zani, Priscila Duarte and Julio De Laffitte, gave 106 Australian entrepreneurs the trip of a lifetime and undoubtedly created one of the most unique entrepreneurial think tanks in the process as they embarked on a trip to Antarctica.

Profiles

Fun Projects’ latest documentary series delves into Melbourne’s startup scene

- August 22, 2014 2 MIN READ

Australian startups may be able to capture the gaze of government officials, but they’re certainly making their way onto the screen. Fun Project’s Startup Nation is one of many tech startup-focused ‘broadcast style’ ventures to be launched into the Australian media landscape. The six-part documentary series delves into Melbourne’s startup scene – 10 minutes at a time.

News & Analysis

Innovation and Startups: Misunderstood by Government?

- July 23, 2014 3 MIN READ

Last week, Ian MacFarlane, the Minister for Industry, launched the 2014 Global Innovation Index (GII) report. This report ranks 143 states on 81 indices, which are broken into five ‘innovation inputs’ and two ‘innovation outputs’ categories. Overall, Australia ranked 17th, up two places from last year.

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Is WhatsLively about to rock the music tech scene?

- July 21, 2014 5 MIN READ

What is it about live music that’s so appealing? Despite advancements in media technology, where ‘liveness’ can be experienced without being physically present at an event, the traditional ‘live experience’ – being a spectator in a crowd – still has high cultural value. Co-Founders of WhatsLively, Trishanth Chandrahasan and William Xue describe live music as ‘sacred’.