Charlie Thompson (left), with her Clean Collective co-founders Charli Ferrand and Georgia Lawson. Photo: supplied. It’s no secret that raising funds as a female founder is tough. A Boston Consulting Group survey concluded that just 2% of venture capital funding reaches female-led companies – a statistic made louder last week by Kim Jackson passionately… Read more »
Propel looks to enable participants to learn from Silicon Valley’s mindset and culture, and provide them with direct access to US venture capitalists.
One of Jason Calacanis’s personal theories is that a great founder can come from anywhere, he said, and the founders he met in Australia surpassed his expectations. One note, though: think bigger.
Before launching IT operations management platform PagerDuty in 2009, Alex Solomon had earned his street cred as a software engineer for Amazon.
Between investigative podcasts and interactive articles, the nature of the media is undergoing constant change, spurred on by the digital age. Media companies both niche and global are no stranger to this process, including the New York Times, an organisation which testing startup Optimizely helped make the leap from paper to online. According to Dan… Read more »
Founders have used landing pads to springboard their startups into the US, including KoalaSafe, Event Workforce Group, Indee Labs, Gym Sales & Open Cities.
Tempus Partners has announced the establishment of ‘Tempus Fund 2’, a $40 million fund with which it will look to invest in local B2B and scalable startups.
Wellington has been both vocal about its intent to be known as a major innovation hub and proactive about marketing the entire city.
Prospa has announced that it has raised a $20 million debt facility from Silicon Valley based VC firm Partners For Growth.
York Butter Factory forms series of global partnerships to help local startups expand internationally
Melbourne coworking space York Butter Factory has announced a new series of global partnerships aimed at helping residents expand internationally.
Girl Geek Academy has announced the launch of the SheHacks incubator, a program aiming to support women from the organisation’s flagship hackathon events.
Talent has announced the opening of applications for its annual Talent Unleashed Awards, which look to uncover strong local entrepreneurial talent.
Victorian startup Outcome.Life has today launched a new hub designed for Melbourne’s international students with new business ideas dubbed Outcome-Hub.
The Queensland government has opened a startup precinct in Fortitude Valley, a place for entrepreneurs to “collaborate, collide, succeed and shine”.
Silicon Valley startup accelerator 500 Startups over the weekend announced its expansion to Melbourne, thanks to funding from the LaunchVic program.