IBM, the CSIRO’s Data61, and law firm Herbert Smith Freehills have teamed up to develop the Australian National Blockchain (ANB), a large-scale, publicly available blockchain solution designed for Australian legal compliance.
ANZ and Westpac have joined up with IBM and Scentre Group to digitise the bank guarantee process for commercial property leasing, using blockchain.
Blockchain Centre, a Melbourne coworking space looking to help foster the development blockchain startup community in Australia, has announced a partnership with IBM to develop a new program for local developers and startups.
Providing businesses the ability to design their own platform with a strong focus on enabling communication, is Sydney startup Buzzy.buzz.
Following an $8 million partnership with La Trobe University, Optus has today announced an $8 million investment into a new Advanced Security Operations Centre [ASOC]. This new centre is part of Optus’ plan to dominate the cybersecurity sector, which is now the largest area of investment for the telecommunications giant.
IBM has revealed its plan to establish a new National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) in Canberra to help strengthen the country’s cyber security resistance. The centre will provide a place for the government and organisations to collaborate on strategy and policy.
IBM is calling for early-stage startups to apply for its fourth annual Australian SmartCamp mentoring event, to be held in Melbourne in September.
TeleXHealth has been named the winner of the Hack Ageing hackathon, an event held by IBM and HealthXL in Melbourne over the weekend to help tackle the key problems facing Australia’s ageing population.
With almost 15 percent of Australians to be aged 75 or over by 2060, HealthXL, the global marketplace for healthcare innovations, is partnering with IBM to host a hackathon aimed at tackling the problems facing Australia’s ageing population.
Sydney based HotelsCombined is a data-driven company that aggregates search results from hundreds of online travel and booking sites. Founded in 2005 by Yury Shar and Brendon McQueen, HotelsCombined is used by everyday consumers as well as larger companies to power their site hotel booking systems like RyanAir, Skyscanner and the official site of tourism for Abu Dhabi.
IBM has decided to include Sydney in their places to host Global Entrepreneur Week 2014. The event will take place at Tank Stream Labs; and startups are encouraged to attend and discuss ideas in action.