Pause Festival 2017 looks to ignite conversations across creative, tech and businesses industries and has divided the three-day event into each theme. While each day is focused on a specific theme, Pause is all about sharing and cross-pollinating ideas and showing its attendees how industries come together and push one another to innovate.
Yesterday Australia’s leading drone startup, Flirtey conducted the world’s first ever delivery of Domino’s Pizza’s to the doorsteps of its customers in New Zealand.
Entrepreneurs and friends Aaron Rocca and James Collins believed the new burger addiction needed a directory and so they created an app called Burgerhead, which they’re dubbing the ‘Tinder for Burgers.’
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella reveals next stage of Australia’s investment into artificial intelligence
During an official first visit to Australia, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella revealed the next stage of Australia’s investment into artificial intelligence [AI].
Slingshot has launched Australia’s first ever Indigenous startup accelerator program called Barayamal to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander entrepreneurs build successful business ideas into world class products.
Sydney human resource [HR] startup Employment Hero has announced the addition of AirTree Ventures to its list of VCs and has also extended its over-subscribed $3 million capital raise by 50 percent.
Australia’s agritech innovation hub SproutX has today announced a partnership with MLA Donor Company [MDC], a subsidiary of Meat and Livestock Australia [MLA].
Australia’s largest ecommerce companies eWAY and Ezidebit have today announced the launch of a new fintech platform for retailers called eWAY Accelerator.
Over the weekend the NSW Government launched the first release of digital licences, making them available for recreational fishers and people working within the hospitality industry.
FinTech Australia receives $200,000 in funding from Federal Treasury to promote Australian fintech ecosystem
Australia’s peak fintech body, FinTech Australia has received a $200,000 funding grant from the Federal Treasury to promote Australia as a world leading fintech destination.
The international social startup competition the Hult Prize is already underway at the University of Sydney to find young entrepreneurs with a passion to solve a single global problem. This years focus is around the world refugee crisis and students from over 150 countries will participate for the chance to win US$1 million in prizes.
University of Melbourne innovation expert, Dr Charles Day has been appointed as the CEO of Innovation and Science Australia [ISA], the government’s primary innovation body.
This week ASX and ASIC have launched a new cyber health check for Australia’s top 100 listed companies. The voluntary survey, an initiative promised in the government’s $230 million cyber security strategy, aims to improve the cyber security defences of Australia’s largest companies.
After renaming from ATP Innovations to Cicada Innovations, the Sydney tech incubator has opened up applications for medtech startups to apply for its NSW Medical Device Commercialisation Training Program [MDCTP].
The gap that stands between millennials and the property market is where new Melbourne startup CoHome has decided to fill. Still in concept stage, CoHome is looking to help millennials co-own a home with their friends, enabling everyone to pitch in and invest.