Optus has become the newest resident of the Sydney Startup Hub, today opening its Optus Innovation Hub as it looks to boost collaboration with startups.
The pressure on corporates to optimise their current operations while simultaneously building their business for tomorrow is being felt more than ever.
In this episode, we explore the world of social data and analytics and the way in which companies are leveraging this to grow their business.
According to the Australia’s Health 2016 report, Australia’s health expenditure hit $155 billion in 2013-14, or 9.8 percent of the country’s GDP; this was up from $150 billion in 2012-13, and almost $95 billion, adjusted for inflation, in 2003-04. This spend is due to a population that is both growing and ageing, with advancements in… Read more »
Corporate accelerator Slingshot has today launched CoVentured, a platform looking to facilitate engagement between startups and corporates.
BlueChilli has announced the appointment of Johanna Pitman as program director of CityConnect, a new accelerator program focused on smart city solutions.
KPMG will look to address the core needs of startups gearing up for growth, and “bring the rigour, expertise, and connections” of a global firm.
Sydney office space management startup SpaceConnect has today announced a raise of $400,000 following its graduation from BlueChilli’s startup accelerator program Disrupt@Scale. The seed funding will allow the startup to drive growth across its Australian corporate customer base.
Following a company re-brand and the launch of its service in Perth, Deliveroo Australia has today announced the launch of a new platform called Deliveroo for Business. The platform was created to target the increasing popularity of corporates ordering food at lunch.
Spun out of global communications agency Havas, Havas Ventures will look to focus on helping ‘high potential’ startups with their marketing and communications to further their growth.
Minister for Innovation Greg Hunt discusses creation of federal fund to spur innovation in larger businesses
Just a few days after Australia fell two places down the Global Innovation Index to 19th, new Minister for Innovation Greg Hunt has discussed the creation of a new federal fund to help spur innovation in businesses worth between $20 million and $200 million.
Jack Delosa and Peter Bradd last December launched The Beanstalk Factory, an organisation that works hands on with companies to help them create and implement corporate innovation programs to boost their internal capabilities.
iAwards Startup of the Year winner Open Orbit helps global corporates improve business processes and efficiency
Winner of the Startup of the Year Award at the iAwards earlier this year, Open Orbit is a startup focused on process improvement (PI), or helping fix the ways large businesses operate from within.
Profit-for-purpose startup Folo creates browser extension helping online shoppers easily donate to charity
The Pure Foundation has recently launched a new profit-for-purpose startup called Folo to generate free donations to charity when users shop online. The platform will be donating 100 percent of its own profits to a range of non-for-profit (NFP) local and global organisations.