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 has become the newest resident of the Sydney Startup Hub, today opening its Optus Innovation Hub as it looks to boost collaboration with startups.
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 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.
Optus has announced the launch of Optus My BizOnlineTM, a suite of online marketing solutions designed to give Australian small and medium businesses (SMBs) a simple and hassle-free way of promoting themselves online and being found by potential customers.
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 »
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.