Optus is planning to buy teclo Amaysim for $250 million

- November 2, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

ASX-listed Amaysim Australia Ltd is offloading another part of its business, hoping to sell its mobile venture to long-term  wholesale partner, Optus Mobile for $250 million in cash. The deal follows the sale last month of its power provider, Click Energy, to AGL for A$115 million, and would bring an end to business just a… Read more »


Optus partners with One10 and Foundation for Young Australians to run social enterprise program

- March 18, 2016 2 MIN READ

Social impact accelerator One10 has partnered with Optus to support the Future Makers program, an innovation challenge looking to fund social enterprises solving the issues facing vulnerable or disadvantaged youth, young people aged between 4 and 26 who face significant challenges to reach their full potential. The program is calling for applications that focus on… Read more »


Startup Weekend Melbourne

- July 4, 2012 2 MIN READ

Hey guys! I had the great privilege of attending and reporting the recent Startup Weekend event here in Melbourne down at York Butter Factory and I wanted to share with you a small summary of those crazy 54 hours… Startup Weekend focuses on building a web or mobile application which could form the basis of… Read more »


Optus & SingTel Innov8 launch Aussie Seed Program!

- June 21, 2012 3 MIN READ

The Optus Innov8 Seed Program gives Australian startups access to seed funding, mentoring, networking and dedicated co-working spaces to support their business growth and progression to Series A funding. Backed by SingTel Innov8, the SingTel Group’s corporate venture capital fund, the program will provide up to A$250,000 in funding per startup investment. Optus has also partnered with Fishburners in Sydney and York Butter Factory in Melbourne to provide the selected startups with dedicated co-working spaces to share ideas and host regular events to connect startups with industry experts and potential investors.