Co-chairman of CHAMP Equity Bill Ferris has been appointed as chair of the new Innovation and Science Australia Board revealed today by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science Christopher Pyne.
Federal Government launches expert advisory group to help make Australian fintech the market leader in Asia
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Treasurer Scott Morrison have today launched an expert advisory group tasked with developing Australia into the leading market for fintech in the Asia Pacific region.
Addressing Australia’s shortfall of STEM university graduates may be difficult in the short term, but the Government is working towards the future, this week announcing $8 million in funding for two early childhood programs it hopes will “inspire Australia’s next Howard Florey or Elizabeth Blackburn.”
Today the Turnbull Government announced they will be spending $28 million on a taxpayer-funded advertising campaign that will sell its innovation policies to the nation.
Innovation and disruption have been in the spotlight recently, with our new Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull throwing his support behind Australian startups and the FinTech industry.
This morning, Australia has woken up to a new Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull. This is a result many startups wanted. After all Tony Abbott did a fine job of making sure he was perceived as a luddite.
Australian startups think Malcolm Turnbull is their hero, but which MPs are actually supporting the ecosystem?
Startup Muster, a comprehensive survey of the Australian startup ecosystem , has today released preliminary results that reveal the ecosystem’s perception of which state and federal MPs are most supportive of startups.
Google Australia has launched its new Start with Code initiative to encourage our country’s next generation of inventors and creators. The launch video which went public on Monday this week talks about the many inventions used everyday across the globe that Australians have been responsible for – from the boomerang to wifi.
Eagle Waves Radio the LIVE internet radio station started by entrepreneur Angela Vithoulkas who built the station within VIVO Cafe at 388 George Street which she also cofounded, will be playing host to special guest Malcolm Turnbull tomorrow on her Eagle Business show live from 11am.
I am absolutely loving Asher Moses’ web series Digital Dreamers on the SMH every week for the past month or so, he has done a great job highlighting both sides of the entrepreneurial challenges for startups and new businesses coming out from Australia, notably in the Tech Space.