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Fintech Wise is bringing its 20 under 20 pitch competition for teen entrepreneurs to Australia

- May 25, 2021 < 1 MIN READ

Teenage entrepreneurs looking for their first big break into startups have the chance to impress Sir Richard Branson with the business smarts with global fintech Wise bringing its Eurovision-style pitching competition, Wise’s 20 Under 20, to Australia for the first time, up against contestants from the UK and EU. Now in its 4th year, Wise’s… Read more »

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Lactamo and Xceptional have won $40,000 each in St George’s Kick Start pitch competition

- November 9, 2020 2 MIN READ

Femtech startup Lactamo, which helps breastfeeding mothers, and Xceptional, a recruitment firm helping autistic people find jobs, have won the St George Kick Start competition, receiving $40,000 each. The competition, in partnership with TEDxSydney, saw 12 small business founders and entrepreneurs for a share of the program’s $100,000 grant pool prize across two categories –… Read more »

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Startmate’s first virtual Demo Day is on today and includes the first New Zealand cohort

- October 15, 2020 2 MIN READ

Startmate’s first-ever fully remote cohort of 16 Australian and New Zealand startups to pitch at live-streamed Demo Day this afternoon, October from 4.30pm. The event comes as Startmate opens applications for its hugely popular Office Hours program, on again this November, which aims to support up to 1000 founders from Australia and New Zealand by… Read more »