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Startup Daily TV: Rabobank’s agtech accelerator, FootBytes, is looking for startups to launch globally

- May 7, 2021 2 MIN READ

Innovative Australian food and agri startups have the chance to showcase their businesses on the world stage through the international FoodBytes! Pitch program, which is currently open for applications.  FoodBytes! is global agribusiness bank Rabobank’s food and agriculture innovation platform – designed to drive collaboration between startups, corporate leaders, investors and farmers as part of… Read more »

Accelerator

Startmate expands its New Zealand footprint

- April 26, 2021 2 MIN READ

Startmate’s New Zealand expansion plans continue with the Australian startup accelerator making its first local appointment, making Auckland-based Ryan Walker its community and partnerships associate. In his first months in the role, Walker is visiting key startup hubs across the twin island to ensure the Kiwi startup ecosystem is primed to leverage Startmate’s global network… Read more »

News & Analysis

Space accelerator Moonshot just backed 11 startups shooting for the stars

- April 16, 2021 2 MIN READ

Space tech incubator Moonshot has nearly trebled its planned investments in local space startups, backing 11 ventures, rather than the four it had planned for 2021. As Moonshot beds down its space tech accelerator and pre-accelerator programs, CEO Troy McCann said they were overwhelmed by the quality of the applicants. “We coordinated a whopping 225… Read more »

Accelerator

UNSW’s Founders 10x accelerator is seeking startups for its next program

- March 10, 2021 < 1 MIN READ

The University of New South Wales (UNSW) has opened applications for its Founders 10x Accelerator program. The Founders 10x program, UNSW’s flagship startup accelerator program, is designed for high-potential, tech-enabled startups to help them become ‘investment ready’. the program’s Director of Entrepreneurship, David Burt, said they were excited to see what ideas have emerged from… Read more »

Accelerator

Antler Australia is expanding to Melbourne

- March 9, 2021 2 MIN READ

Antler Australia will open an office in Melbourne in mid-2021 as the Sydney-based startup accelerator and investor moves from a year of virtual, online programs to a more physical presence. The venture, which launched in Australia in 2019, has backed 40 companies in that time and began something of a de facto national expansion in… Read more »

Antler Australia

Everything you need to know about the startups in Antler’s latest Demo Day

- November 30, 2020 10 MIN READ

Antler Australia held its virtual Demo Day recently, live streamed from Sydney to almost 1,600 people around the world, off the back of more than 2,000 registrations. “We are humbled and encouraged by the level of support the global and local tech startup and investor ecosystems continue to show Antler Sydney and our portfolio companies,”… Read more »

News & Analysis

Here are the 8 startups going into the Social Impact Hub’s new scaling accelerator

- July 15, 2020 2 MIN READ

Sydney-based Social Impact Hub has selected eight startups to be part of the first cohort in its new Scaling Impact accelerator program.  Social Impact Hub founder and director Jessica Roth said the focused on selecting those enterprises that have strong business models, operating in resilient sectors and we chosen from more than 70 applications. “They… Read more »

Opinion

How to nail your tech accelerator application

- June 9, 2020 2 MIN READ

Yes, be honest! Be honest about what you think you’ve learned so far, and what you hope to learn about during the accelerator. No accelerator wants startup founders who pretend they don’t need any help, that believe they are a sure bet for success. Accelerators exist to coach you, and if you don’t need any… Read more »

News & Analysis

The Victorian startups walk out with $450,000 in contracts from the first accelerator for government work

- February 14, 2020 2 MIN READ

  Three Victorian startups, Envision Systems, Sky Ledge and WeGuide, have landed contracts worth $450,000 as the first cohort of CivVic Labs, the accelerator to startups to gain access to government procurement contracts. Each startup received $150,000 from the Better Care Victoria Innovation Fund. Sky Ledge will work with St Vincent’s Hospital to build out the prototype of a… Read more »

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News & Analysis

A bunch of Victorian government departments are looking for startups to help them out

- September 27, 2019 2 MIN READ

CivVic Labs, the Victorian accelerator for startups gain access to government procurement contracts, has opened applications for its next cohort. The latest round includes a range of government departments, all seeking for startups to develop products and solutions for the public sector. The WorkSafe challenge seeks to explore how emerging technology can help prevent physical… Read more »

News & Analysis

One of Australia’s biggest property developers is launching a social change startup accelerator

- August 19, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

Australian property development giant Mirvac is launching an accelerator program focused on environmental and social change. The Impact Accelerator is being run in partnership with INCO, the Paris-based global VC and not-for-profit accelerator venture for green tech and social impact startups. Applications are now open for Australian startups and entrepreneurs to apply for The Impact Accelerator,… Read more »

News & Analysis

Tennis Australia and LaunchVic are backing a sportstech accelerator for Melbourne

- July 25, 2019 2 MIN READ

US startup accelerator Techstars is coming to Melbourne with a focus on sport thanks to LaunchVic, Tennis Australia and Victoria University. The Techstars SportsTech Melbourne Accelerator will be based at Tennis Australia’s Melbourne Park HQ at its media centre. The mentorship-driven accelerator will run for 13 weeks programs, taking in 10 startups annually. Founded in… Read more »

News & Analysis

Applications for Catalysr’s migrant entrepreneur program are about to close

- June 26, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

  Catalysr, the Western Sydney startup incubator for entrepreneurs from migrant and refugee backgrounds – they call them ‘migrapreneurs’ – is in the final days of seeking applications for its 2019 pre-accelerator program. Applications close next Monday, July 1, so if you know or are a refugee or migrant keen to launch their own startup… Read more »