The Melbourne Startup Bootcamp is about to kick off and you can join in virtually

- January 17, 2023 2 MIN READ

The two-day Melbourne Startup Bootcamp kicks off tomorrow with the in person event already sold out. However, other startup founders can tune in virtually for free to hear from industry leaders from Stripe, AWS Startups, the ASX, leading Australian tech startups, and venture capital firms. Bay City Labs, Stripe, AWS Startups, Cake Equity and Startup… Read more »


Tech minister Ed Husic: ‘we need to back ourselves more.. and convince others’

- July 27, 2022 3 MIN READ

The tech sector should be presenting a united front to highlight the importance of digital technologies to society and the economy, Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Ed Husic, said in Canberra this week. Speaking at the national launch of the 2022 ACS’ Digital Pulse report at the National Press Club, Minister Husic called on technology sector… Read more »

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ACS Digital Pulse report finds Australia’s IT workforce is growing at double the rate of the general employment rate

- July 20, 2022 2 MIN READ

ACS has released the 2022 edition of ACS Australia’s Digital Pulse, the leading annual report on the state of the IT workforce and digital economy in Australia. The report this year focuses heavily on the issue of diversity in the IT industry as well as the critical demands for IT skills that are driving up wages… Read more »

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SUDS, with ACS Innovation Labs director Siobhan Casey, on how to tackle diversity and inclusion, be a VC, land VC and tackle substance abuse

- July 15, 2022 < 1 MIN READ

Every week on the Startup Daily TV show, we talk to more than two dozen founders, CEOs, investors and experts about what’s happening in tech. Now you can catch the best of the show with the weekly podcast, SUDS.   Each week on SUDS host Simon Thomsen has a special guest join him to discuss the… Read more »


Chris Vein, the former White House tech guru taking charge of ACS, on his vision for Australia’s biggest IT association

- July 6, 2022 7 MIN READ

He’s held senior roles at the City of San Francisco, the White House, and the World Bank. Now Chris Vein is adding yet another prominent role to his impressive career: CEO of the association representing Australia’s technology professionals, ACS. Vein (pron. VEE’-en) is moving from the US to Sydney for the new role, invigorated by… Read more »

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Troy Hunt, the cybersecurity expert behind Have I Been Pwned, on the sector’s biggest myths and why we should be worried about IoT devices

- February 25, 2022 3 MIN READ

Your passwords aren’t safe, the internet of things is ripe for abuse, and hackers don’t always wear hoodies – this is some of the wisdom shared by cyber security expert and creator of the Have I Been Pwned website, Troy Hunt at the ACS Reimagination Thought Leaders’ Summit 2022. In an entertaining talk delivered to… Read more »


Victoria’s IT sector is set to boom

- May 19, 2021 2 MIN READ

Victoria will be a leaders in IT jobs growth over the next five years according to analysis in the 2021 ACS Digital Pulse report. Digital Pulse, prepared by Deloitte Access Economics for ACS, tracks the key trends in the national technology workforce, as well as the sector’s potential over the next five years, and for… Read more »


The digital economy is worth $126 billion to Australia – but more needs to be done

- September 22, 2020 3 MIN READ

Australia’s economy grew by an additional $126 billion, or 6.5%, during 2019 in terms of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) thanks to productivity gains provided by the digital technology, according to a new report by Deloitte Access Economics.  The annual ACS Australia’s Digital Pulse report, prepared by Deloitte for IT professionals association ACS, found that growth… Read more »


ACS Past President Yohan Ramasundara on how tech can respond to covid-19 and why ongoing investment matters

- May 19, 2020 3 MIN READ

  Yohan Ramasundara is an entrepreneur – the co-founder of Beta Launch and ISKOLE – and the Immediate Past President of ACS, the professional association for Australia’s technology sector. After two years helming ACS through one of the most productive eras for the local tech industry, Startup Daily asked him for his views on the… Read more »