LaunchVic, the Vic Government’s $60 million startup initiative, has announced the grant recipients in its second funding round, totalling $4.9 million.
Free Electrons is a global accelerator program allowing startups to work collaboratively with industry on new products and services.
Over the past eight weeks a group of Riverina locals have been taking part in regional Australia’s first incubator program. They entered with goals of forming structure around their ideas, leveraging digital technologies to enhance their current small businesses, and seeking investment to build out possible future technology needs that may need to follow.
After 15 years, Sydney tech incubator ATP Innovations has rebranded, last night revealing its new name, Cicada Innovations.
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.
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.”
TalkLife is perhaps one of the most important mobile innovations for 2014.
The South Australian youth mental health start up, is a global social network that enables young people to open up about taboo issues including depression, self-harm and even suicide, has grown to 8,000 users per day across 125 countries in the last two years.