Australia is becoming increasingly more attractive to develop and run startups with the recent Startup Ecosystem Rankings Report 2019 showing the nation jumping forward six places to become the fifth-most startup-friendly country in the world. But when you think of startup hubs, they’re typically centred around metropolitan areas — think Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane. This mentality… Read more »
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 latest Regional Business Insights report has revealed almost half of Australia’s regional businesses (49 per cent) see the potential for growth.
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 Federal Government is seeking applications for those interested in becoming a regional incubator facilitator, looking to find four across the country.
“I have a very good eye for detail on ways to improve things without wasting time or money, so I turned it into a business.”
“I’m a problem solver at heart, and sometimes that makes you a less than desirable employee.” She never got fired, Carmen Roberts clarified with a laugh, but acknowledging that fact led to the decision not to go back to working for someone else after having her youngest child. Instead, she looked at what she was… Read more »
We all know kids will think and believe some crazy things, but some things are crazier than others: a survey of year six kids conducted in 2012 for the Australian Council for Educational Research found 27 percent believe yoghurt grows on trees, while three quarters believe cotton is an animal product. Looking to fill these… Read more »
GoRemote is a jobs platform connecting regionally-based job seekers with employers and recruiters advertising remote roles.
The nature of work is changing, and as more employers around the country become accustomed to the idea of outsourcing or hiring a remote worker, the opportunities for Australians living outside the business hubs in our major cities have never been greater. Aiming to help businesses tap into the wealth of expertise hidden around regional… Read more »
I am wary of the obsession in the startup ecosystem of needing to use certain buzzwords in order to feel validated by Australian society and our Government.
Budget 2017 highlights focus on building regional capabilities and wait for 2030 Strategic Plan on innovation
Though innovation may not have been a big part of Morrison’s speech, there are hints buried in the budget papers that maybe something is in the pipeline.
Mackay coworking space Split Spaces has this week announced the launch of the Business Booster program to give four local startups six months of support.
Toowoomba company AgData, which has created a suite of farm management and accounting solutions for the agricultural industry, has been named the the winner of this year’s Regional Online Heroes competition by the Regional Australia Institute and Google.
At 11 years old, Nimble is now one of the oldest players in the burgeoning loans market, but the veteran company is based on the Gold Coast and actually first launched with a bricks and mortar storefront.