The annual Spark Festival will return to Sydney from October 30, with Harry Godber and David Lillo-Trynes as co-CEOs of the week-long celebration of startups. The revitalised and revamped Spark Festival will bring startups across NSW together with leading investors, hubs, accelerators, universities and policymakers to showcase the strength and breadth of the state’s technology capability. … Read more »
While it’s been a torrid time for Australia’s food delivery sector in recent months, those making the things we love to eat continue to thrive, with more than 8,000 local small batch food makers helping feed the nation. Their delicious talents will be celebrated in Sydney on Friday, May 19, at the inaugural Foodpreneurs Festival at… Read more »
Welcome to our weekly column on the important things to see and do for the ANZ startup community, brought to you by the director of the Spark Festival, Maxine Sherrin. She picks out 3 things worth putting in the diary for the week ahead. If you’d like to know more, sign up to the Weekly Sparks, Maxine’s… Read more »
The two-day Melbourne Startup Bootcamp kicks off tomorrow with the in person event already sold out. However, other startup founders can tune in virtually for free to hear from industry leaders from Stripe, AWS Startups, the ASX, leading Australian tech startups, and venture capital firms. Bay City Labs, Stripe, AWS Startups, Cake Equity and Startup… Read more »
Brisbane turns its attention to tech this week with a series of events celebrating the best of Queensland fast-growing tech and startup sector. The week-long Something Fest, Queensland’s digital, innovation and technology festival, kicks off on Monday with the Something X, an all-day conference organised by the Queensland Chief Entrepreneur that brings together globally renowned… Read more »
Former Xero CEO, company director and tech investor Chris Ridd has returned to the startup coalface as the chief exec of Brisbane venture EventsAir. Ridd, who’s been chairing the company’s board since early 2022, announced via LinkedIn that he’s excited to be back on the C-suite. “As I reflect back on my 30 year career,… Read more »
Welcome to our regular column on the important things to see and do for the ANZ startup community, brought to you by the director of the Spark Festival, Maxine Sherrin. She picks out 3 things worth putting in the diary for the week ahead. If you’d like to know more, sign up to the Weekly Sparks, Maxine’s… Read more »
Audience engagement is one of the key factors in the success of your event. Keep your attendees interested and engaged and you have a good chance of achieving your goals.
Melbourne-founded AmazingCo, a startup whose platform allows users to plan special events and outings online, has raised $2.3 million in a funding round led by Rampersand VC.
Startup Daily understands Ticketbooth this week turned down an acquisition offer of around $22 million from a large player in the ticketing industry.
Sydney startup Hireup has come out in first place in this year’s Deloitte Tech Fast 50 list, with zipMoney and Zero Latency rounding out the top three.
Recent studies show that 49% of startup founders suffer from mental health issues.
Australian startup Venue Insider provides venue listings complete with virtual tours to help event planners go about their work quicker.
BOP Industries creates holographic content specially tailored to a client for use at an event or space, also supplying them with projection devices.
Helping connect women across the globe to charities working to put a stop to gender equalities is Sydney-based social enterprise Secret Sisterhood.