The Victorian Government’s startup body, LaunchVic has announced $1.37 million in funding for four organisations focused on supporting entrepreneurial activity among Indigenous Victorians. The four organisations receiving funding are Barayamal, Global Sisters, Ngarrimili, and Ngamai Moorroop Wili. Barayamal will use its funding to deliver a pre-accelerator and accelerator program for Aboriginal startups. The organisation stated… Read more »
Rocket Seeder will guide those working on ideas around personalised nutrition, snacking on the go, healthy ageing, and sustainable consumption & packaging.
Software company LiveTiles has announced an agreement with the Victorian Government that will see it establish its Asia-Pacific HQ and a Global Innovation Centre in Geelong.
The government will work alongside each Regional Partnership to develop region-specific strategies and practical solutions for their digital needs.
Non-profit Social Traders opens applications for Crunch startup accelerator to grow social enterprise
Not-for-profit company Social Traders has opened applications for its startup accelerator program, Crunch to grow Australia’s social enterprise ecosystem. Social Traders aims to break the cycle of disadvantage and work with startups to build resilience in Australian communities.
Australian platform The Ripple Effect looks to address the stigma of suicide in regional and farming communities
To breakdown and address the suicide stigma in regional and farming communities Sandpit has created a web application called The Ripple Effect. The startup is a personalised web application that presents real stories and experiences of people who have experienced suicide in their community. Each story is presented to the user in a way that is relevant to them and their relationship to the subject.