ExcelInc is an incubator program for high school leavers that aims to bridge the gap between universities and industry

- November 16, 2015 4 MIN READ

How Australian universities are fostering entrepreneurship, or whether they are at all, has been a bit of a hot topic lately, with Spark Innovation director Colin Kinner recently releasing a paper criticising universities for their slow approach. With that came talk that universities should be funded on the basis of how many successful startups or entrepreneurs they produce. Though not everyone in the entrepreneurial sphere agrees with this idea, most agree that local universities were too slow to establish startup hubs and courses and are still not doing enough.