Slingshot founder Trent Bagnall has launched a manufacturing accelerator The Melt will invest around $1m annually in industrial startups It’s also supporting corporates looking to ramp up R&D The first $1m raise was done in a fortnight Industrial prototyping lab and innovation accelerator, The Melt has announced its first investments in five startups with an… Read more »
David Gonski is chairing a new edtech accelerator for Rio Tinto aimed at creating a future digital workforce
Mining giant Rio Tinto is investing $10 million in a new startup accelerator to tackle potential skills gaps in Australia’s future workforce. The four-year Future Minds Accelerator program, supported by startup accelerator BlueChilli and Amazon Web Services (AWS), will target school-age learners, with prominent businessman and University of NSW Chancellor David Gonski chairing an… Read more »
Queensland financial giant Suncorp has announced plans for a three-month accelerator program for fintech startups. The Suncorp Digital Incubator Program is a 90-day accelerator offering access to mentors, designers, data/APIs and tech and business experts, at the bank’s Digital Labs in Brisbane. Applications are now open with the program kicking off in June. Chief Information… Read more »
Two Australian scientists and startup founders will head to America’s prestigious Stanford University to study after impressing the CSIRO’s with their ideas during the organisation’s recent ON Accelerate program. Stephen Trowell, founder and MD of Parts Per Billion, and Melanie White, co-founder and director of Inova Medical, will receive $30,000 each towards travel and their… Read more »
Applications are now being accepted for Accenture’s annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific, a 12-week program that helps early- and growth-stage fintech companies accelerate product and business development through mentorship with executives from top financial institutions. The sixth year of the Lab comes after global fintech investments more than doubled in 2018, to US$55.3 billion, led by a… Read more »
Australian venture studio and innovation group BlueChilli has opened applications for round three of its award-winning SheStarts program, the country’s only venture-backed tech accelerator designed specifically for women.
Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP) has partnered with impact investment firm Giant Leap to expand beyond Melbourne University.
Catalysr, a Sydney-based organisation supporting ‘migrapreneur’-led startups, is calling for applications to its 2018 pre-accelerator program.
Now in its fifth year, Telstra-backed accelerator program muru-D is still going strong, today revealing the intake for its fifth Sydney program.
Feastively’s promise is that meals take only 15 minutes to cook or prepare, in one pan, with Feastively’s chefs doing all the chopping of ingredients and pre-cooking for them.
In shuttering Our Little Foxes, its founders honed in on their vision and community’s needs for a future business
The key challenges that would eventually lead to the closing of Sydney company Our Little Foxes were chronicled in a documentary series, Dream Academy.
Techstars has announced the lineup of startups that will be participating in its defence and security-focused Adelaide accelerator program
BlueChilli has announced the appointment of Johanna Pitman as program director of CityConnect, a new accelerator program focused on smart city solutions.
Slingshot has announced that Hudson and Seek have joined its HR-focused accelerator Human Capital as corporate partners, with the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) also supporting the program.