The 2020-2021 Budget, to be delivered by the Treasurer next Tuesday, will be arguably one of the most important, if not the most important since the end of the Second World War. This year, the global economy is forecast to contract by around 4.5%. The world economy during the GFC declined by 0.1%. So in… Read more »
Space and resources tech are among six focus areas for the Australian government’s $1.5 billion manufacturing reboot
The federal government is selecting six priority areas for support in a $1.5 billion manufacturing plan Scott Morrison will outline in a pre-budget address. They are resources technology and critical minerals processing, food and beverage, medical products, recycling and clean energy, defence, and space. The plan will also focus on building “supply chain resilience” after… Read more »
Slingshot founder Trent Bagnall has launched a manufacturing accelerator The Melt will invest around $1m annually in industrial startups It’s also supporting corporates looking to ramp up R&D The first $1m raise was done in a fortnight Industrial prototyping lab and innovation accelerator, The Melt has announced its first investments in five startups with an… Read more »
July is the latest ecommerce venture for its cofounders: Athan Didaskalou founded coffee subscription business Three Thousand Thieves, while Richard Li cofounded online furniture retailer Brosa.
Konnective is a mobile app which acts as a “one-stop shop” for employees to communicate and access their existing internal systems.
The MDEC has announced the development of new digital startup hubs and incentives that it hopes will attract Australian startups to Malaysia.
The SA government has announced that it will extending Adelaide’s Gig City optic fibre network to the city’s coworking spaces and innovation hubs.
Pollenizer has today announced the launch of Next Monday, a program in Geelong to help the hundreds of workers who will be finishing up at the Ford factory following its closure this Friday figure out their next steps.
New Zealand’s Container Door has customers come together to buy an entire shipping container of product
Container Door is a new take on the group buying model, allowing customers to essentially come together to get the best deal directly through a manufacturer.
Quickboats is building a $40 million business using nothing but a local team of three and an army of online workers
Australia’s Quickboats is one of the world’s most advanced folding boats. It can be assembled in just 60 seconds and folds down into two portable bags that are storable anywhere in the house.
There’s lots of tasks and processes that have to go right when importing stock– some of them within our control – like ordering systems, and some of them out of our control – like the price of the dollar. We’ve identified 5 things within our control that have really helped us develop great relationships with our suppliers.