Melbourne startup AgriWebb was yesterday awarded top prize at Tech23’s startup competition in Sydney. The agritech startup received the People’s Choice Award, along with the $5,000 Digital Disruption Award, making it the most celebrated startup of the competition.
Global payments company Visa has today announced it will be inviting startups to participate in the Everywhere Initiative, a competition to solve challenges within the business around payment solutions. The competition has launched in Australia and New Zealand, giving local startups the opportunity to win $70,000 and the chance to run a pilot with Visa.
New research from MYOB shows that over half (56 percent) of Australian small businesses agree that the company tax rate should be cut in order for the country to remain globally competitive.
BlueChilli has today announced the launch of Winexplorer, an innovation challenge that aims to find the next big idea in wine tech. Together with Brancott Estate, BlueChilli is looking for the next pioneer in the wine industry who has a product that will change the way consumers enjoy wine.
Not-for-profit Perth startup Care Collective has won the 2016 RAC Member’s Choice award with a prize entry into the SeedSpark incubator, an eight week accelerator program supported by Western Australian insurance provider Royal Automobile Club (RAC
Tech23 has announced the companies that will be pitching at its seventh annual event, which is set to showcase aspiring tech companies and celebrate Australia’s leading R&D organisations.
Over the years, one thing that’s become increasingly clear about Dropbox is that it plays the long game when it comes user acquisition. It doesn’t aim to convert users to paying customers overnight or over months, but over years.
Smartcamp is part of IBM’s Global Entrepreneur Program, an initiative assisting emerging companies to leverage the power of the IBM cloud, as well as connect them into IBM’s vast global network of clients, consultants, innovation centres, and its vast developer community. In the last four years, the winners of the competition have gone on to achieve great things.
Shell and The Australian, in partnership with the Department of Industry and Science, are calling on startups to apply for the fifth annual Innovation Challenge.
Seedstars investment prize pool is $1.5 million this year with the additions of FinTech and TravelTech tracks
On July 18th this year, Seedstars World, one of the most prominent global seed-stage startup competitions is returning again to Sydney to check out the local technology ecosystem.
The Seedstars World regional event in Sydney took place over the long weekend, and was hosted by startup coworking community Fishburners.
A global competition called Pitch will bring together major founders like Jack Dorsey (Twitter), Reed Hastings (Netflix), Elon Musk (PayPal, Tesla, Space X), Arianna Huffington (Huffington Post) and Niklas Zennström (Skype) to judge 200 of the world’s best startups.
The winner of Rackspace’s second annual Small Teams Big Impact competition was Wattcost, the startup responsible for a consumer-oriented WiFi-based technology which captures real-time data from electricity meters with a “stick-on” optical sensor.
Silicon Valley-based tech companies Prezi and Tilt have teamed up to offer two university students the chance to hang out with tech luminaries in San Francisco next year, with all flight and accommodation costs paid for.
At last year’s Small Teams, Big Impact competition, there was a balanced mix of talent and disaster. Some startups excelled in their pitches, others were cringe-worthy. The Rackspace Small Teams Big Impact competition had everything you would see on X Factor Australia, minus the make-up and overwhelming stench of desperation. It was a competition of ideas. And it’s about to happen all over again.