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CivVic Labs launches inaugural challenge program

- April 4, 2019 2 MIN READ

CivVic Labs, Australia’s first accelerator designed to help startups gain access to government procurement has unveiled its inaugural challenges and is calling on startups to apply.   Led by LaunchVic, with additional funding from the Victorian Government’s Public Sector Innovation Fund, CivVic Labs Accelerator seeks to fuel the growth of early-stage startups through the creation… Read more »

ACS President Yohan Ramasundara
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ACS welcomes budget boost to skills and STEM, but more is needed

- April 3, 2019 2 MIN READ

ACS, the professional organisation for the technology industries, has welcomed Treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s 2019 Federal Budget handed down last night, which has a focus on preparing Australia’s workforce for a future disrupted by technology, but believes that more investment should be allocated to fund skills development in Australia.

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Incoming CEO at Fishburners: Social enterprise leader Nicole O’Brien

- March 28, 2019 3 MIN READ

Fishburners, Australia’s largest startup community, has appointed senior leader and social enterprise champion Nicole O’Brien as its new CEO. Ms O’Brien will take over the role from outgoing CEO Pandora Shelley in April, who completes her successful eight-year career at Fishburners in March to pursue overseas opportunities. Ms O’Brien’s most recent role has been with… Read more »