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STARTUP DAILY TV: BHP wants to take mineral exploration startups to the next level and is offering US$500,000 grants to help them

- October 3, 2023 < 1 MIN READ

BHP Xplor is a global accelerator program targeting innovative, early-stage mineral exploration companies to find the critical resources necessary to drive the energy transition.​ The six-month program is designed to help startup founders further build out their exploration concept and become ‘investment ready’, levelling up their operations, business and technical skillset through the three program… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Banking regulator APRA comes knocking over exposure to crypto and startups

- March 24, 2023 2 MIN READ

The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank in California, along with US crypto-focused Silvergate and Signature banks, has provoked financial regulator the Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority (APRA) to ramp up scrutiny of how exposed local bank are to cryptocurrency and startups. Reports emerged this week that APRA is already asking banks to increase their reporting on… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: VC investors from Square Peg, Rampersand, Giant Leap & EVP share their insights on the state of Australian startup funding

- February 16, 2023 2 MIN READ

Amid a plethora of analysis of Australian venture capital funding in recent weeks, one report truly stands out because it captures the numbers by talking to the venture capital investors involved.  The recently released 2nd edition of The State Of Australian Startup Funding report, from Cut Through Venture and Folklore Ventures, reveal a record number… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: The story behind Australian startup funding in 2022

- February 9, 2023 2 MIN READ

The second annual edition of The State Of Australian Startup Funding report was released this week, revealing that overall investment by around 30% to $7.4 billion last year. The analysis, prepared by Cut Through Venture and Folklore Ventures, contained plenty of good news for founders with pre-Seed and Seed investments at record levels in 2022. Fintech continues to… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Tech Central’s Annie Parker on Techstars launching in Sydney and her 2023 plans

- February 7, 2023 2 MIN READ

US accelerator and investment program Techstars is launching in Sydney this year as part of Tech Central. Applications for the Techstars Tech Central Sydney Accelerator are now open, with a focus on seed and early-stage founders who are building businesses across AI, fintech, advanced manufacturing, cloud computing, robotics, cyber security, quantum computing, creative tech, and… Read more »

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STARTUP DAILY TV: Clean tech startup Greener is helping small business cut their carbon emissions

- September 20, 2022 2 MIN READ

Sydney carbon reduction startup Greener has partners with peak retail group, the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) to help small businesses tackle emissions reduction is a simple and affordable way. The partnership will see Greener co-design a new digital solution, called Greener Business, to help ARA members understand and prioritise the steps they can take to reduce… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: FlyBuys boss John Merakovsky brings brand loyalty power to supply chain integrity startup Orijin Plus as its new chair

- August 26, 2022 3 MIN READ

Former FlyBuys CEO John Merakovsky is one of three tech heavyweights to join the food supply chain integrity and loyalty solution Orijin Plus.  Melbourne-based Merakovsky is the new chair of the Orijin Plus board, bringing a quarter century of digital technology and commercialisation experience to the team.  Most recently, he implemented a digital infrastructure overhaul… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Crypto report author Senator Andrew Bragg says the government needs to act now on consumer protection

- August 23, 2022 2 MIN READ

The architect of the Senate report into regulating Australia’s cryptocurrency sector, released nearly a year ago, says the new Labor government needs to get on with introducing legislation rather than once again reviewing existing reviews into the issue. Liberal senator Andrew Bragg coauthored a landmark Senate Select Committee report into digital asset regulation last year,… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: NSW tech, innovation & science minister Alister Henskens on the state’s $800 million plan for startups

- June 29, 2022 2 MIN READ

The NSW budget, announced last week, delivered the single-largest investment in scientific research, innovation and technological development in the state’s history – $832.7 million boost over four years.  Total investment topped $1.1 billion with $270 million also announced to boost to biomedical research, on top of $119.1 million over 10 years for RNA research and… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Melbourne biotech Tessara Therapeutics has developed a ‘mini human brain’ to help find better drugs to treat diseases such as Alzheimers

- April 13, 2022 2 MIN READ

Melbourne-based biotech company Tessara Therapeutics has developed microscopic 3D models of healthy and diseased brain tissues that can be used by researchers to study and discover better, more effective drugs to treat neurological diseases such as Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and epilepsy. The ground-breaking technology has been called RealBrain, developed by a team of neuroscientists and biomaterials experts. Because… Read more »


Startup Daily TV: Crowdfunding platform Birchal is raising $3 million to take CSF to the next level

- April 12, 2022 2 MIN READ

The platform behind 75% of Australia’s equity crowd-sourced funding (CSF) activity, Birchal, is running an equity crowdfunding campaign on its own platform, a first for any CSF platform in Australia, so retail investors can buy shares in the company. Birchal also revealed one of its main backers is Dom Pym, cofounder of next-gen digital bank,… Read more »

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STARTUP DAILY TV: Media startup Ukufu, the ‘Spotify of news content’, is on a rapid rise

- April 8, 2022 2 MIN READ

Sydney media startup Ukufu, a AI-powered news content aggregator, is on a rapid rise with more than 50,000 users downloading the Android to stay up to date with what’s happening in the world. Founded by Kevin Garber in 2019, (pronounced oo-koo-foo), whose previous startup was the Twitter management platform Manageflitter, was inspired by Spotify, how… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Murray Hurps and David Burt on the role universities play in creating a vibrant ecosystem

- March 28, 2022 < 1 MIN READ

Last week Labor leader Anthony Albanese announced a goal of 1.2 million tech jobs in Australia by 2030 as part of its policies going into the May federal election. The Opposition has embraced the Tech Council of Australia and its goal of 1 million jobs by 2025, adding another 200,000 over the following five years.… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Senator Andrew Bragg reveals review into cryptocurrency taxation in Australia

- March 21, 2022 2 MIN READ

The Australian government has released the Terms of Reference for a review into the taxation of digital transactions and assets such as cryptocurrency as part of its ongoing plan to embrace and regulate the digital assets sector.  Appearing on Startup Daily TV today, Senator Andrew Bragg, who led the Senate Select Committee on Australia as… Read more »