Optus has become the newest resident of the Sydney Startup Hub, today opening its Optus Innovation Hub as it looks to boost collaboration with startups.
Catch Group has partnered with Optus to launch mobile service Catch Connect as it looks to further boost its offering after its rebrand of flagship marketplace Catch of the Day last year.
TPG is the third internet service provider to be pulled up for misleading customers about its NBN services, with the ACCC announcing the company will compensate almost 8,000 customers.
Optus has launched Yes Business, an online platform to connect SMB owners to each other for support and advice, as well as tips from experts.
The Victorian Government and Optus have partnered on a $16 million program to build 25 new mobile towers across regional Victoria
Optus has today announced a $1 billion plan to strengthen its mobile network across regional Australia, increasing call and 4G coverage.
Elsight has developed the ‘Multichannel’, a portable communications system which is able to send and receive encrypted data from any point in the world.
Following an $8 million partnership with La Trobe University, Optus has today announced an $8 million investment into a new Advanced Security Operations Centre [ASOC]. This new centre is part of Optus’ plan to dominate the cybersecurity sector, which is now the largest area of investment for the telecommunications giant.
Sydney startup TwoSpace connects those in need of a workspace with restaurants that are usually closed during the day and formalise the whole process.
Macquarie University has partnered with a number of Australian corporates to announce the launch of the Macquarie Park Innovation District (MPID), a new central hub for fast growing startups in Sydney.
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 »
Jessica May, founder and CEO of Enabled Employment, has been named the winner of Optus’ first Your Shark Tank competition. The price includes $10,000 in prize money, products and services from Optus, and mentoring sessions with Optus’ venture capital team and Boost Juice founder Janine Allis.
Today, tech innovators around Australia can now apply for funds, resources and support all year round from Optus‐Innov8 Seed, an early‐stage investment collaboration between Optus and SingTel Innov8. This change from a bi‐yearly application model, along with showcase events for startups launching in December 2013, will provide more chances for entrepreneurs to get a leg up that could shoot them into startup stardom.
This week Simon heads up to the mountain region and checks out the startup scene in Boulder, he chats to many tech entrepreneurs in this close tight knit community which is the home of The Unreasonable Institute and Techstars. Instead of surfing it seems that everyone in this city is all about the ski slopes!
The 2012 Unleash Your App competition reached more than 6,000 university students, culminating in entries from 10 different universities across Australia, including the University of the Sunshine Coast, Latrobe University, University of Melbourne, RMIT University, Monash University, Swinburne University of Technology, Australian National University, University of Technology Sydney, University of New South Wales and University of Western Sydney.