One of the most interesting initiatives that Creative HQ has been involved in recently would have to be the accelerator program that it ran for employees of the government.
Over the last six weeks the number of horror stories about companies not achieving the funding they should reasonably expect has led me to grab the pen on this early Sunday morning. Below you’ll see the top FIVE mistakes that commonly trips up the best laid plans of mice and men!
Operating a little differently to many other accelerators in the United States, Blackbox runs programs that focus on non-US based startups looking to break into the US market.
When it comes to drones, the concept of our online shopping being delivered by an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) has both excited and concerned consumers. However, a Newcastle startup has been working on technology that aims to help the millions of Australians working in sectors like agriculture and mining in remote areas.
Today the NRMA announced the first ever intake for the company’s new accelerator program called ‘Jumpstart’.
With a successful class now under its belt the Telstra backed startup accelerator muru-D is getting ready for another round, this time with 11 promising startups selected for the program.
Atomic Sky secures second round of funding from high profile investor, triples its investment opportunities
Perth-based startup incubator and accelerator, Atomic Sky, recently announced that is has raised a second round of financing from a high profile local investor. Andy Lamb, Co-Founder of Atomic Sky, told Startup Daily that it was a “significant six-figure sum”, but remained tight lipped about who the investor is.
Sydney-based venture technology investor and startup incubator, BlueChilli has today announced it has closed AUD$5 million in investment, which will help the firm continue in its path to grow and strengthen Australia’s startup sector. The latest round of funding was led by Australian business icon The Myer Family Investments, as well as Adelaide-based tech entrepreneur and founder of Internode Simon Hackett.
A new accelerator program that will run simultaneously in both Sydney and Hong Kong will have a focus on building revenue as a priority as opposed to raising capital.
It’s time we acknowledged the prevalence of a new addiction amongst the startup community. There appear to be startups who are addicted to accelerator programmes – because they graduate from one, then get onto another, and another, and another, and yet another.
Ignitions Labs, a Sydney-based accelerator for niche technologies, has launched its 2013 medical technology program; and will be supporting four medical technology startups that are prime examples of the creativity offered by Australia’s medical entrepreneurs.
oDesk, the world’s largest online workplace, has just launched their new accelerator partnership program in Australia – oDesk Upstarts. The program aims to empower Aussie startups by providing them with online access to freelancers across the world.
Shoe String Media as a part of a project for shoestring.com.au will be conducting a 3 month press accelerator, for 6 startups or upstarts that are ready to start talking to the media and getting their business profile happening.