Spark Festival has kicked off and it’s a great time for startups and entrepreneurs to access advice, support and connection in a like-minded community. It can be daunting to leave behind the security of a nine-to-five job to bring a unique business idea to life in the unpredictable landscape of the startup world. For those… Read more »
The NSW government’s $25,000 grants to help startups build a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) are back for FY20. The 50% matching grant to a maximum of $25,000 is for startups looking to get from proof of concept/prototype stage to MVP. Successful applicants receive 35% of the funding up-front and 65% after completion and validation of… Read more »
The Wagga Wagga winner of Regional Pitchfest, Dimity Brassil. Photo: Jobs for NSW Eleven startups from regional NSW head to the big smoke next week for three-day bootcamp at the Sydney Startup Hub. They’ll then go into a pitchfest with five chosen as finalists the Jobs for NSW Regional Pitchfest in Wagga Wagga on… Read more »
A new report from the NSW Innovation and Productivity Council (IPC) released this week reveals that 255,000 of the state’s small businesses are standout performers when it comes to jobs and profitability, but need to focus on more innovation to help them grow. The Business Size Report by the NSW IPC looked a 2015 data on… Read more »
The NSW government released a new report today from the state’s Innovation and Productivity Council (IPC) looking into the state of business there. The IPC’s Business Size Report cast its eye over more than 1.17 million businesses, from sole traders to large companies. It is based on 2015 data from the ABS BLADE… Read more »
Michael Nixon was 13 when he won the inaugural Jobs for NSW Regional Pitchfest. Photo: Jobs for NSW The country’s largest pitch competition for regional startups – the 2019 Jobs for NSW Regional Pitchfest – is on again and looking for founders to take part. The pitch events take place next month in nine regional… Read more »
As voters get ready to head to the polls, Startup Daily asked a handful of NSW startups what they’re hoping to see when it comes to innovation.
Accurassi is the brainchild of Ross Sharman, who founded it with the goal of taking the hassle out of comparing essential service providers. As he puts it, the current experience of comparing different providers for everything from energy to insurance – and much more in between – can be difficult and confusing for customers. “Accurassi… Read more »
Four years after missing out on a chance to redevelop the Australian Technology Park site, Atlassian will finally get to set up shop at Eveleigh.
The state government has committed to ensuring that a minimum of 10 percent of new government fleet vehicles are electric or hybrid from 2020.
The government is running the NSW-India Cyber Security Exchange in collaboration with the Optus Macquarie Cyber Security Hub.
Wagga Wagga is set to boost its agtech chops further, with impact investment services firm Blue River Group launching Bridge Hub, an innovation hub to test and commercialise new ideas in the agrifood sector.
UploadOnce aims to improve accessibility to services through digital processing and storing of documents
UploadOnce is an online depository allowing users to upload and collate the documents they need to apply for various services.
Jobs for NSW has appointed Nicole Cook, currently managing director of talent management company PeopleScout in ANZ, as its new CEO.
Adrian Merrick’s explanation of what Energy Locals does is rather to the point: “We sell cleaner energy for a fixed fee and without screwing customers.”