With the release of the 2016 Crossroads report it is evident that many of the challenges facing the Australian tech and startup community in early 2015 persist and, as global competition in the space heats up, they are becoming more pronounced.
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.
Regional-focused and telco advocacy groups launch coalition to end the ‘data drought’ in country Australia
Over a dozen advocacy groups have come together to launch a coalition focused on ending the ‘data drought’ and championing better communications services for consumers and small businesses in rural, remote, or regional areas around Australia.
Cofounders of HR Partner Devan Sabaratnam and Hannah Wright met, of all places, on Reddit earlier this year on a thread discussing startups.
In 2015 Pip, along with her brother-in-law Ian Smith, decided to launch a new venture they both say was 120 years in the making. Together they launched Love Merino, an ecommerce / ethical fashion startup. It’s a company that represents the hard work of over six generations of Smiths that have lived and worked on the farm, laying the foundations to be able to produce a premium wool product through their approach to how they farmed the land and cared for the animals.
Founded in 1932 by Reginald Murray Williams, the brand R.M. Williams is one of our country’s most recognised lifestyle brands, sitting comfortably next to the likes of other iconic brand names like Akubra, Driza-Bone, and Hard Yakka on the world stage.
In a move that will be sure to please startups and small businesses in the Riverina that have east coast expansion as part of their growth plans, regional-focused airline JetGo announced that it will officially be launching return flights between Wagga Wagga and Brisbane from February 13th 2017.
The top prize for the night went to ecommerce startup Cool Clutch, founded by Suzanne Carroll, which manufactures and sells handbags and clutches that contain ‘discreet’ cooler bag compartments
One10 will run its Amplify and Activate programs as it looks to create a supportive ecosystem in the region for people pursuing business solutions to address environmental and societal problems.
The $150,000 program, Grow with NBN, will distribute three major grants of $25,000 and six minor grants of $10,000 to organisations that are “innovatively” using the nbn for their activities in the fields of business, community, or education.
A few weeks after announcing the establishment of an Economic Growth Zone in the Latrobe Valley, the Victorian Government has today announced progress on the development of a Hi-Tech Precinct in the area.
Ten country businesses working online and embracing advanced technologies have been named finalists in this year’s Regional Online Heroes awards.
Last week Startup Daily in collaboration with payments company Braintree held a fancy little party at city venue The Carousel by X Studio.
There was a time when the local library was part of the social fabric of every Australian community, however over the years budget constraints and decreased government funding have seen many shut down – particularly across regional Australia.