With the state election just two weeks away, NSW Labor has announced it will appoint the state’s first Chief Entrepreneur if elected.
Based in the NSW country town of Cooma in the Snowy Mountains region, birdsnest has grown from simple shopfront to an online retail brand providing fashion to women all over the globe.
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.
The Bega Valley Shire is the latest regional centre to get an innovation hub, receiving funding from the Federal Government’s Incubator Support Program.
The government has appointed four regional innovation facilitators to help guide the development of incubators in regional areas.
With a focus on regional areas, telehealth startup Lysn connects people to vetted psychologists for video consultations
Looking to address both the stigma around mental health and the dearth of mental health professionals outside the major cities, Lysn is a telehealth service connecting patients to vetted psychologists.
Airbnb, the undeniable poster child of the sharing economy, may be about to face one of its toughest PR battles yet.
Beyond Bank launches expanded grant program for idea-stage and established startups across regional Australia
Beyond Bank Australia has announced the launch of an expanded grant program targeting both idea-stage and established businesses
Bunbury-based ecommerce platform Delpino’s helps consumers buy ‘ethical’ products based on their values
According to a report published by the ABC earlier this year, the retail sales value of Fairtrade products in Australia has increased by 70 percent over the last five years to reach more than $260 million, with consumers steadily becoming more aware of the impact their purchases can have. Of course, there is more to… Read more »
In 2016 an entrepreneur by the name of Di Somerville launched an event in the NSW town of Wagga Wagga called Regional Pitchfest.
Optus has today announced a $1 billion plan to strengthen its mobile network across regional Australia, increasing call and 4G coverage.
The Rural Business Collective is an online community offering startups and small businesses mentorship opportunities, collaboration and advice.
Within Australia’s major cities, the startup scene is becoming increasingly more connected and collaborative. Taking another step forward this direction, this week saw the NSW Government announced the launch of a $35 million startup hub within Sydney’s CBD. Regional Australia, however, faces some difficulties in facilitating strong connectivity between businesses, namely due to the natural… Read more »
The best products and services are often born out of a problem faced by someone. While some may be more, let’s say, trivial than others, such as an app that saves you from standing in line to order your lunch, others can be the difference between life and death. Such is the case of Life Cell… Read more »
Thanks in part to the government’s sale of public assets, NSW Treasurer Dominic Perrottet has delivered a surplus of $4.5 billion in his first state Budget, along with a strong focus on regional investment.