Australia Post Regional Pitchfest has revealed the lineup of entrepreneurs from Australia that will have the chance to pitch their ideas on stage.
Taj Pabari’s FiftySix Creations is focused on educating and encouraging young innovators through workshops and built-it-yourself tablet kit.
Regional businesses across Australia are more likely than their metropolitan counterparts to be innovating and “making things happen”, a report has found.
During the second episode of Always On, we look at how businesses across regional Australia are going global, and chat to Tasmanian sellers Ivory and Deene.
Australia Post Regional Pitchfest looking to uncover the next big business idea in regional Australia
Applications have opened for the Australia Post Regional Pitchfest, which will give startups across Australia a chance to pitch for a share in $100,000.
Startup incubator Pollenizer has partnered with CRDC and FRDC to host Rural.XO microhacks, a series of regional workshops.
The federal government has announced this week a $22 million fund that will support the development of telecommunications infrastructure in regional WA.
CSIRO has announced a partnership between Data61’s Coviu and Health Team Australia, which will see a real-time online video platform rolled across Australia.
Looking to solve provide users a chance to collect and spend loyalty points across a broad spectrum of merchants and sectors is startup Loyalty App.
KPMG has today launched a series of proposals aimed at spurring the economic growth of the Australian Indigenous community. To encourage further involvement in business and entrepreneurship, KPMG has developed 20 recommendations in conjunction with Indigenous thinkers to focus on areas of innovation, education and the Empowered Communities reform.
At the end of last month, Australia’s largest inland non-capital city, Wagga Wagga in NSW, was host to an event called Regional PitchFest, which has inspired us to launch a new movement, Silicon Paddock.
Cultivate Farms is simply described by its cofounders Sam Marwood and Tim and Tegan Hicks as a new financial model for the purchasing of farms.
The National Research on Women Business Owners & Female Entrepreneurs Report conducted by the Australian Women Chamber of Commerce & Industry (AWCCI) looks at the distinctions between metro and rural/regional businesses and reveals that regional/rural businesses outlive those in metro Australia and that only 46% of women business owners in rural/regional areas pay themselves a wage.
Over the weekend the Seachange Startup Camp was held down in Merimbula, it is one of the only startup style camps to be held out of a metro area in Australia [well for the moment]. This year the organisers Liam O’Duibhir and Ivan McKay ran a “startup bus” down to the camp picking up entrepreneurs from rural Australia and touring country operators doing big things in tech along the way.