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Asia presents many opportunities for Aussie Startups

- May 17, 2013 3 MIN READ

There has always been hype around Silicon Valley – it’s warranted of course, San Fran has birthed many amazing startups and founders in it’s time. But being smack bang in the Asia Pac region, should Aussie Startups be looking closer to home for a mass market to explore?


Airtasker, Pocketbook & Feedbackloop among startups selected for Echelon Ignite

- April 30, 2013 3 MIN READ

The organisers of Echelon Ignite Sydney announced today that eleven Australian startups have been selected to pitch in front of Australian and visiting investors from Southeast Asia on May 8. Organized by Singapore based media company e27 and sponsored by Optus & Singtel Innov8, the full day conference has been designed to demonstrate the opportunities both in terms of market opportunity and funding for Australian startups in the SEA region.


Echelon Ignite Australia [Event]

- April 8, 2013 < 1 MIN READ

Echelon Ignite: Australia is a one-day tech and business event for the Australian tech industry happening 8 May 2013. The theme for the event zooms in on “Understanding and Creating opportunities in Southeast Asia.”


Pollinizer send out IM announcing they are opening for a 5 million funding round

- March 20, 2013 < 1 MIN READ

Pollenizer has launched an Information Memorandum, aiming to raise $5 million from sophisticated or professional investors to fund more startups in Australia and South East Asia. Pollenizer CEO Phil Morle says startup activity in Australia is growing rapidly and to take advantage of this growth and prevent great businesses from going overseas, Australia needs to lift its game when it comes to investment.