A new venture capital and growth advisory firm to help startups move to scale-up has been launched by the chairman and CEO of advertising agency Claxon, Daniel Willis. One03 Ventures will focus on providing venture capital and/or growth advisory services to Australian businesses and brands with annual revenue between $2.5 million and $25m. Willis has… Read more »
Agriculture technology accelerator and investor AgriFutures is looking for five emerging leaders as part of a program to showcase the next generation of agrifood startup founders. Applications opened last week for the evokeAG. Future Young Leaders Program and close on September 4. The program, now in its fourth year, offers five emerging leaders the opportunity to… Read more »
Applications have opened for the Minderoo Foundation’s 2023 Dream Venture Masterclasses with $200,000 in seed funding on offer for First Nations business owners. The Minderoo Foundation is mining billionaire Andrew Forrest and his wife Nicola’s philanthropic venture. Dream Venture is led by Minderoo Foundation’s Generation One initiative to equip First Nations entrepreneurs with the connections,… Read more »
With the long-awaited results of the NSW HSC out this week, many young Australians, after 12 years of schooling, are facing big decisions about their future during one of the most turbulent times in history. So we asked 10 startup founders and tech CEOs to weigh in with the advice and insights that they wish… Read more »
Working for a venture capital firm, I’m lucky to meet and support hundreds of startups in our portfolio and beyond. Many of these startups are at the earliest stages – they might not have a product yet, or perhaps their startup is just an idea. At Blackbird, our mission is to invest in wild hearts, with… Read more »
Today, October 3, is National Techies Day. Coming just two days after International Coffee Day and on a Sunday sounds about right, because you can imagine most techies are already on their 4th coffee of the day and working at what they love on a Sunday. The global day is designed to celebrate techies or… Read more »
Startmate’s Open House program, kicks off next Monday, May 17. The free, two-week long virtual festival – the former Office Hours – gives budding and early-stage founders the chance to problem-solve and learn from expert founders and operators at some of the region’s top start-ups through 1:1 mentoring, founder-to-founder relationship building, fireside chats and functional… Read more »
Melbourne-founded Mentorloop, a platform making it easier for companies to run and measure internal mentoring programs, is gearing up to set up shop in the UK.
Mentorloop has raised $725,000 in funding from venture capital firms Blackbird Ventures, Rampersand, and Tempus Partners, and a number of angel investors.
Canberra’s OK RDY connects students to industry mentors to help them figure out their first career steps
OK RDY is a matching platform connecting students with professionals and companies for mentorship and skilled volunteer opportunities.
Mentorwalks brings together mentors and mentees for a morning walk; mentors are grouped with a couple of mentees working in similar spaces, workshopping issues together as they walk.