Premier Daniel Andrews announced that Martin Pakula has been named the lead Minister in the government for jobs, with responsibility for Jobs, Innovation and Trade, while Adem Somyurek is returning to the Small Business portfolio after a few years away.
LaunchVic is set to invest $2.5 million in CivVic Labs, an accelerator program aimed at helping participants access a slice of the government procurement pie.
LaunchVic has announced today the recipients of its third funding round, which focuses on backing startups that support the state’s migrant and refugees.
The Victorian Government’s independent startup body LaunchVic has announced it is moving to terminate its partnership with troubled startup accelerator and fund 500 Startups on the heels of the resignation of Rachael Neumann.
Looking to further the development of the Victorian fintech sector, the state government has announced its plans to establish a fintech hub in Melbourne.
The government will work alongside each Regional Partnership to develop region-specific strategies and practical solutions for their digital needs.
Assembly has announced Melbourne will serve as its global headquarters as it gears up to hire more than 60 new team members over the next 12 months.
Silicon Valley startup accelerator 500 Startups over the weekend announced its expansion to Melbourne, thanks to funding from the LaunchVic program.
LaunchVic, the Vic Government’s $60 million startup initiative, has announced the grant recipients in its second funding round, totalling $4.9 million.
After last year’s big announcement from Matt Barrie and Philip Dalidakis came the news that the 2016 conference would remain in Sydney as moving to Melbourne this year was too ambitious. As revealed by Barrie yesterday, it turns out there was a lot going on in the background.
LaunchVic, the Victorian Government’s independent startup body, has today announced the first recipients of a funding boost, with 18 companies or projects to share in $6.5 million.
Increasing participation of women in STEM core to Victorian Government’s new Gender Equality Strategy
After announcing that it would look to ensure that women make up at least 50 percent of all its government boards, the Victorian Government is expanding its focus, aiming to develop a wider Gender Equality Strategy for the state.
The Victorian Government has announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Australia Post to help provide the state’s businesses with easy access to the Chinese market through Alibaba’s Tmall platform, which allows international brands to sell to China without having a physical presence in the country.
Just a few weeks after announcing the board of LaunchVic, the independent body taking charge of Victoria’s $60 million startup fund, Minister for Small Business, Innovation and Trade Philip Dalidakis has today announced the launch of an Innovation Expert Panel, which will look to strengthen Victoria’s position as a leader in Australian tech and innovation.
A number of US investors have arrived in Melbourne for a roundtable at the Victorian Parliament today. The roundtable will see the investors, including Thiel Capital portfolio manager Matt Danzeisen, DOM Capital Group managing partner Tony Owen, and Trimantium Capital co-chairman Roderick Thomson, meet with Victorian ministers and business executives to discuss investment in Australian innovation.