After renaming from ATP Innovations to Cicada Innovations, the Sydney tech incubator has opened up applications for medtech startups to apply for its NSW Medical Device Commercialisation Training Program [MDCTP].
A way to invoke creativity is getting out of the office once in awhile and meeting with other like-minded people. Inspiration comes from others and what people have done before you, and it’s festivals like Pause that truly drive and facilitate that all important collaboration.
It’s no surprise that Atlassian cofounders, Mike Cannon-Brookes and Scott Farquhar have once again dominated the BRW Young Rich List. The two tech heavyweights have accumulated wealth of over eight and a half times than that of the runners up.
StartupAcademy has announced the launch of 3 Day Discovery Academy, a three day online workshop to run as a free broadcast as part of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), starting November 18.
Canberra’s InnovationACT this week announced the six winning startup teams that will share a $50,000 seed funding pool to help kickstart their ideas. InnovationsACT is an initiative of the Australian National University and is Canberra’s largest innovation program, running over an intensive 10 weeks.
KPMG has today launched a series of proposals aimed at spurring the economic growth of the Australian Indigenous community. To encourage further involvement in business and entrepreneurship, KPMG has developed 20 recommendations in conjunction with Indigenous thinkers to focus on areas of innovation, education and the Empowered Communities reform.
Applications have today opened for Bendigo’s Regional Pitchfest, calling upon regional innovators and startups to help build a culture of entrepreneurship outside the major cities. Australia Post has partnered with the Pitchfest to give locals a platform to showcase their business ideas.
Sydney startup Fingerprint for Success is an interactive web app for entrepreneurs and investors to benchmark talent
Fingerprint for Success is an assessment tool for entrepreneurs and investors to benchmark themselves against others and discover where they sit in relation to people who have succeeded or failed before them.
G’Day SF, a weekly newsletter targeted at Australians in Silicon Valley has recently launched to help build an international community of Australian entrepreneurs and startups in America.
Rare Birds has announced the launch of a new edutech provider Phronesis Academy to help school kids learn about entrepreneurship. Seeing a gap in the teaching and value of VET subjects in school, founder of Rare Birds, Jo Burston aims to enhance the level and outcomes of school education.
Aussie.EU bringing together ‘Aussie mafia’ of entrepreneurs in Europe to make it easier for others coming over
Looking to bring the growing number of Australians in Europe together and make it easier for the next ones coming over is entrepreneur Jock Gordon, who is setting up an Aussie mafia of sorts called Aussie.EU.
Perth’s largest entrepreneurial hub Spacecubed has launched a new healthtech accelerator, HBF Activate to support innovation in the healthcare sector. HBF is Western Australia’s leading health insurer and will work alongside the local community and the health industry to develop market ready health innovations and products.
NSW Government announces $25 million in funding for establishment of Sydney School of Entrepreneurship
The NSW Government has announced $25 million in funding for the establishment of a Sydney School of Entrepreneurship, a joint venture between NSW universities and TAFE NSW.
Supporting innovative ideas in regional Australia, Beyond Bank is giving 6 startups $20,000 to build their dream
Beyond Bank is known as organisation that builds and supports strong communities, operating across various sites around the country, with a strong regional presence. As part of this commitment to building strong communities and encouraging innovative thinking, the organisation again this year has launched a series of Entrepreneur Grants, worth $20,000 each.
Applications are now open for startups to enter River City Labs’ investor pitch event RiverPitch. The bi-annual event is celebrating its 9th edition and expects the number of participants to triple in size from last year.