After 15 years, Sydney tech incubator ATP Innovations has rebranded, last night revealing its new name, Cicada Innovations.
Wagga Wagga coworking space Working Spaces HQ has announced the launch of incubate @ 35 degrees, an incubator program to support regional innovation.
Applications have opened for Sydney’s first Innovation Dojo program, which will combine startup incubation and cross-cultural consulting with the goal of allowing students and entrepreneurs to launch a viable startup in both Japanese and Australian markets.
Sunshine Coast incubator and coworking community Spark Bureau has announced the startups taking part in its second August cohort. This incubation round includes startups who want to bring on-demand services into dirty laundry and digital personality developments for brands.
Queensland social enterprise accelerator Impact Academy calling for applications to fifth program intake
“Ambitious change makers” and social enterprise startups are being called on to apply for the upcoming Impact Academy accelerator intake, a 20 week program looking to help startups in the socent space.
Collaboration hub Eighteen04 is leveraging the strengths of the Hunter region to boost cleantech and smart city startups
To continue investment into cleantech and smart cities, new Newcastle-based incubator Eighteen04 launched to support startups and promote regional cities as global tech innovators.
Social enterprise startups in Sydney and Brisbane are being invited to apply for the Two Feet program, an initiative run by The Difference Incubator (TDi). The program runs for six months, structured into group sessions each fortnight and monthly one-on-one coaching sessions. These sessions will take startups through strategy, operations, marketing, finance, funding and structuring… Read more »
Sunshine Coast coworking community Spark Bureau reveals incubator intake dominated by female founders
Sunshine Coast coworking community Spark Bureau has announced the startups taking part in its four month-long incubator program, with the intake focused on women-led startups in an effort to disrupt the male dominated industry.
HealthTech startup CohortIQ has taken out the top prize in the DataStart program, an initiative launched by the Prime Minister’s Office in conjunction with Pollenizer last November. Over 200 startups applied to take part in the program, with the seven finalists given access to government data, customer discovery, and technical support across five days before pitching to the judges last night.
DataStart is a government backed incubator program that will kick off this January, giving Aussie startups the chance to create their dream company. Innovation is our government’s main agenda and through incubator programs startups will have the opportunity to fuel our countries ideas boom.
ExcelInc is an incubator program for high school leavers that aims to bridge the gap between universities and industry
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.
Award-winning enterprise technology consultancy, Sakura Sky Media, has today announced the opening of its first Lab to foster entrepreneurship and innovation in the media and entertainment tech sector.
Venture tech firm BlueChilli accused of not delivering on its promise to startups; BlueChilli responds
A number of sources have told Startup Daily that Sydney-headquartered venture technology firm and startup incubator BlueChilli has not delivered on its promise to numerous startups in its portfolio, with one source saying it is “doing more damage to the Australian startup scene than good.”
Atomic Sky secures second round of funding from high profile investor, triples its investment opportunities
Perth-based startup incubator and accelerator, Atomic Sky, recently announced that is has raised a second round of financing from a high profile local investor. Andy Lamb, Co-Founder of Atomic Sky, told Startup Daily that it was a “significant six-figure sum”, but remained tight lipped about who the investor is.
Sydney-based venture technology investor and startup incubator, BlueChilli has today announced it has closed AUD$5 million in investment, which will help the firm continue in its path to grow and strengthen Australia’s startup sector. The latest round of funding was led by Australian business icon The Myer Family Investments, as well as Adelaide-based tech entrepreneur and founder of Internode Simon Hackett.