The annual report into Australia’s startup ecosytem predicts 3 new unicorn tech companies in 2020 The sector created 4,500 jobs last year from $2 billion in investment While later stage investment is booming, concern about a decline in both the number and levels of investment in early stage startups is growing Founding locally creates high… Read more »
Startup community has reasons for optimism, but much room for improvement: StartupAUS Crossroads report
StartupAUS CEO Alex McCauley said while the political narrative around innovation has been up and down, overall he is optimistic about where the sector stands.
Fintech startup Transferwise has launched the Aussies without Borders initiative to highlight the importance of migration to the Australian economy.
Providing parents an easy way to introduce STEM to their kids, Amazon has launched STEM Club, a monthly subscription box filled with STEM toys.
This is a seminal moment in time for Australia.
Technological disruption is accelerating and impacting every industry without regard to social consequences. Industries that account for almost a third of Australia’s GDP today are on the firing line, challenged by companies using technology to leverage their global scale, access new datasets, erase industry boundaries and invent new industries.