A new entrepreneurship program that helps turn farmers into startup founders is currently underway across Australia and now accepting applications for the 2020 program. Farmers2Founders (F2F), was co-founded by Sarah Nolet (AgThentic) and Dr Christine Pitt (Food Futures Company) is an 8-week incubator program that helps producers answer two questions: is their idea worth pursuing;… Read more »
Michael Nixon was 13 when he won the inaugural Jobs for NSW Regional Pitchfest. Photo: Jobs for NSW The country’s largest pitch competition for regional startups – the 2019 Jobs for NSW Regional Pitchfest – is on again and looking for founders to take part. The pitch events take place next month in nine regional… Read more »
Charles Sturt University (CSU), coworking community Working Spaces HQ, and Wagga Wagga City Council have received a $300,000 grant to help boost innovation in the Riverina region.
The Bega Valley Shire is the latest regional centre to get an innovation hub, receiving funding from the Federal Government’s Incubator Support Program.
“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 »
Cofounders of HR Partner Devan Sabaratnam and Hannah Wright met, of all places, on Reddit earlier this year on a thread discussing startups.
In a move that will be sure to please startups and small businesses in the Riverina that have east coast expansion as part of their growth plans, regional-focused airline JetGo announced that it will officially be launching return flights between Wagga Wagga and Brisbane from February 13th 2017.
Australia’s agritech innovation hub SproutX has today announced a partnership with MLA Donor Company [MDC], a subsidiary of Meat and Livestock Australia [MLA].
The schedule for the second annual Pivot Summit, running December 2 at The Arena in Geelong, has been announced. The event will look to help boost the city’s tech sector and encourage innovation within existing organisations by exploring four themes: digital inclusion, entrepreneurship and innovation, jobs of the future, and emerging technologies.
Wagga Wagga coworking space Working Spaces HQ has announced the launch of incubate @ 35 degrees, an incubator program to support regional innovation.
Mackay secures launch of first coworking hub Split Spaces, to become Queensland’s largest regional innovation hub
Mackay has secured its first coworking hub, Split Spaces and with just under 1,000 square meters of space is set to become Queensland’s largest regional innovation hub. Split Spaces is being supported by a Federal Government grant, Woollam’s Construction and Porters and is planning to open the space to entrepreneurs later this year.
Thirteen year old entrepreneur Michael Nixon took out both the judges’ first prize and community choice at last night’s first Regional Pitchfest in Wagga Wagga, winning with his polished pitch for Edukits.
How Queensland startup Shop My Town is sticking to its vision of bringing life back to regional Australian towns
Founding Shop My Town was an act of desperation, watching small towns suffering on a wide scale. I was so frustrated with being unable to find my local shops online, as they couldn’t afford websites.