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.
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 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.
The Federal Government is seeking applications for those interested in becoming a regional incubator facilitator, looking to find four across the country.
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 alternative to embracing innovation is a culture focused on having the right answers, rather than asking the right questions – “hippo syndrome”.
The WiRE program works to research entrepreneurship and build frameworks which can help support women founders across the state.
Despite the fact they predominantly serve customers across regional areas, agtech businesses are earning a name for themselves in the wider startup space.
NAB Foundation has announced that it has opened applications for its second round of its 2017 grants, focusing on regional sustainability.
SparkLabs Groups has partnered with the NSW Government to launch Cultiv8, an accelerator targeting food and agtech startups.
ANZ has announced the appointment of Opher Yom-Tov, former general manager of global design consulting firm IDEO, as the bank’s first Chief Design Officer.
The Regional Australia Institute has opened entries for this year’s Regional Online Heroes competition, aiming to uncover startups innovating online.
LaunchVic has announced today the recipients of its third funding round, which focuses on backing startups that support the state’s migrant and refugees.