Newcastle is looking for startup entrepreneurs to relocate to the port city, two hours north of Sydney, and is offering a $10,000 grant to up to 30 innovative people and businesses. The ‘New Move’ economic development initiative to attract people to relocate and invest in Newcastle is hoping to create up to 75 new jobs… Read more »
Slingshot and UoN have announced the launch of the Icon Accelerator Program, which will look to support startups working within NSW’s Hunter region.
Camplify, a Newcastle-based peer-to-peer startup that looks to help caravan owners make some extra cash out of the days their caravans would otherwise be parked idly in their driveway, has announced its expansion into the UK.
The University of Newcastle’s inaugural Hunter Innovation Festival will showcase regional startup success stories and discuss women in tech.
University of Newcastle appoints Dr Sarah Pearson as Pro Vice-Chancellor of Industry Engagement and Innovation
The University of Newcastle has announced the appointment of Dr Sarah Pearson as its inaugural Pro Vice-Chancellor of Industry Engagement and Innovation.
Vavven is an online platform looking to help people explore their sexuality through a combination of content and ecommerce.
Newcastle’s Hunter Innovation Project to receive $17.8 million to transform area into a digital innovation precinct
NSW’s Hunter region is well on its way to become one of Australia’s largest digital innovation hubs thanks to the launch of a new initiative, the Hunter Innovation Project. The project has received a total of $17.8 million in funding to help transform the hunter region into a digital innovation precinct.
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.
The global education industry is worth over $4 trillion, with the smart education and learning market set to reach a value of $446 billion by 2020. With the Asia-Pacific region particularly ripe for growth, the number of Australian EduTech startups keeps growing.
While retirees spending their kids’ inheritance on a luxury caravan for a road trip around the country may get their money’s worth, the majority of caravans sit on front lawns for the better part of the year. Newcastle startup Camplify wants to get these caravans on the road by connecting owners with renters.
When it comes to drones, the concept of our online shopping being delivered by an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) has both excited and concerned consumers. However, a Newcastle startup has been working on technology that aims to help the millions of Australians working in sectors like agriculture and mining in remote areas.