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Here are the 11 startups in the latest Macquarie University Incubator

- March 29, 2022 4 MIN READ

From clean water to crypto and colostomy breakthroughs, the 11 startups in the Macquarie University Incubator are the most diverse the five-year program has seen, according to director Melissa Ryan.  The 2022 cohort follows in the wake last year’s alumni, which have already attracted more than $44 million in external funding.  The six-month Startup Educate… Read more »

Politics

Labor wants to give 2000 uni students loans to learn how to launch their own startups

- May 14, 2021 2 MIN READ

A Labor government would offer 2000 university students and recent graduates loans of up to $11,300 through the HELP system to cover the cost of taking part in an accelerator program to launch their own startups.    Opposition leader Anthony Albanese announced the ‘Startup Year’ plan in his Budget reply speech on Thursday night. Labor said… Read more »

Space

Space tech incubator Moonshot has its first investment fund and is now on the hunt for startups to back

- December 14, 2020 2 MIN READ

Tech incubator Moonshot has raised its first investment fund for space startups and opened applications for its next investment accelerator in early 2021. Moonshot is a specialist incubator space startups launched in 2017 for deep tech ventures working in areas such as satellites, launch facilities, robotics, semiconductors, energy generation, or aggregation platforms for environmental data.… Read more »

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South Australia’s space incubator is looking for startups heading to infinity and beyond

- February 26, 2020 3 MIN READ

Australia’s first space industry incubator has opened applications for its third intake and is looking to help international companies break into the sector. Now in its third year, the Venture Catalyst Space program is based at the University of South Australia’s Innovation & Collaboration Centre (ICC) in Adelaide, South Australia. The program forms part of the… Read more »

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One of Australia’s biggest property developers is launching a social change startup accelerator

- August 19, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

Australian property development giant Mirvac is launching an accelerator program focused on environmental and social change. The Impact Accelerator is being run in partnership with INCO, the Paris-based global VC and not-for-profit accelerator venture for green tech and social impact startups. Applications are now open for Australian startups and entrepreneurs to apply for The Impact Accelerator,… Read more »

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12 incredible agricultural entrepreneurs building startups in regional Australia

- August 19, 2019 4 MIN READ

A new entrepreneurship program that helps turn farmers into startup founders is currently underway across Australia and now accepting applications for the 2020 program. Farmers2Founders (F2F), was co-founded by Sarah Nolet (AgThentic) and Dr Christine Pitt (Food Futures Company) is an  8-week incubator program that helps producers answer two questions: is their idea worth pursuing;… Read more »

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A leading UK insurance tech incubator is launching in Sydney

- July 31, 2019 2 MIN READ

London’s Insurtech Gateway is launching its first international program in Australia Former Insurtech Australia CEO Simon O’Dell will run the incubator The program aims to support 4-6 startups over the next 2 years London’s Insurtech Gateway incubator is launching its first international program: Insurtech Gateway Australia. The venture will be based at Sydney’s Stone and… Read more »

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Deep tech incubator Cicada Innovations appoints Google exec Sally-Ann Williams as CEO

- June 4, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

The incoming CEO of Cicada Innovations, Sally-Ann Williams Sydney-based deep tech incubator Cicada Innovations has recruited senior Google executive Sally-Ann Williams to lead the organisation as CEO. Chairman Andrew Rothery said Williams was the ideal person for the task and chosen for her vast experience in technology-driven businesses and Australia’s start-up ecosystem. “The experience she has… Read more »

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Blockchain incubator set to bolster Australian industry

- April 16, 2019 3 MIN READ

Australia’s first incubator program dedicated to helping blockchain startups get their businesses up and running will be established in Adelaide. South Australian blockchain advisory firm Crypto SA has been awarded A$170,000 from the Federal Government to open the Crypto SA Lab in September.