The City of Sydney has unveiled its tech startup action plan to support local entrepreneurs and nurture new businesses. The plan follows on from extensive community consultation and aims to foster a vibrant tech startup ecosystem and raise the profile of innovative startups.
The City of Sydney’s new 10-year action plan is all about creating an environment where entrepreneurs can start and grow successful global businesses. Authored by Charnelle Mondy, the plan reiterates exactly how vital tech startups are for Sydney’s future.
Over the last few weeks, there has been a lot of talk about the Sydney startup ecosystem and why in the three years since the last Global Startup Ecosystem Ranking report was published, the city has dropped four places from 12 to 16.
Some of the [Newer] Businesses making an impact on the award scene this year, this is great for new business and simply making it to this step will have a huge positive impact on their futures. The Official Award Ceremony and Announcements will be made at a massive Gala Dinner at the Westin on the 10th of October, hosted by Sunrise Personality David Koch.
Firstly, full disclosure. It is no secret that Angela Vithoulkas and I know each other, we are close friends, business colleagues and we both host the “Startups” show together on her radio station – Eagle Waves Radio. So when this woman who I consider a good friend told me she was going to be running for Lord Mayor in this year’s City of Sydney council elections – I naturally was excited for her and of course as a friend want her to win. On the same token though, part of the core mantra with my business [Shoe String] is that I want to give readers an objective view of things when it comes to content on our site.
The City of Sydney Council’s reported decision to give media and in kind support worth $30,800 for the hire of the Customs House forecourt for Buy Nothing New Month is just the latest in a long line of ridiculous decisions that appear to support the further demise of an already struggling retail sector.
Businesses are being encouraged to boost their business and celebrate their achievements in this year’s prestigious City of Sydney Business Awards, with nominations opening on June 29. The fourth annual Sydney Business Awards present numerous opportunities for entrepreneurs to benchmark their business, raise profile and build better relationships with customers and others within the community.