Microsoft has provided a boost to the Australian startup ecosystem, today announcing the launch of its ScaleUp program in Sydney.
Coworking community Fishburners has announced Pandora Shelley as its next chief executive officer, taking over from Annie Parker, who will step down from the position of interim CEO at the end of February.
A coworking space with fifty desks opened on Harris Street in Ultimo in April 2011 with just three simple criteria for accepting members: they had to be working on something scaleable, have skills to share, and be willing to build their own desk. Almost seven years on with branches in Brisbane and Shanghai, it sometimes… Read more »
Stone & Chalk has partnered with Westpac and Data Republic to establish FUELD, a new accelerator program supporting data startups.
Fishburners has announced that Murray Hurps will be stepping down from his role as CEO, with Annie Parker set to take the position of in his place.
Planned Sydney tech precinct Lighthouse pivots to education after seeing overlap with Jobs for NSW hub
After announcing its plan to be the shining beacon for, and central heart of, the Sydney startup community last December, the city’s proposed tech precinct Lighthouse is pivoting from property to education.
The excitement of a new cabinet or new leadership is waning for the startup ecosystem – we’ve been here before. Folks it’s groundhog day.
Lighthouse will bring in early stage startups and large tech companies passionate about paying it forward and sharing knowledge to help the community grow.
muru-D has partnered with Perth startup community Spacecubed to launch Plus Eight, a new accelerator program to be based at Flux.
Telstra-backed accelerator muru-D has this week opened applications for SYD4, the fourth intake of its Sydney program, calling on “the most determined and ambitious founders in Australia” to apply.
Telstra-backed startup accelerator program muru-D announced its latest intake of startups last night after an intense three-day bootcamp. This particular intake represents the first time that 50% of the companies have female founders or cofounders.
Though the tech community is constantly working on products, services, and events through which it hopes to make a difference in society, for whatever reason, the success rate of these efforts is often mixed. By having hackers learn about the problems they need to solve directly from the people who experienced them, this month’s Techfugees Hackathon aims to help tech teams develop real solutions to the issues facing refugees settled in Australia.
Australian startups looking for an accelerator program have never been so spoiled for choice. Programs are now evolving into industry and even product-specific streams and, most importantly, have more funds to invest and increasingly experienced mentors to provide guidance.