Large companies like Telstra in Australia have begun to realise the importance an API plays in the growth of the local technology ecosystem. In fact, in January 2014, Telstra appointed Frank Arrigo as the company’s API Evangelist, guiding the software group in developing its overall API strategy.
Telstra-backed startup accelerator muru-D has launched in Singapore today. The accelerator hopes to attract the region’s best digital talent, foster local technology innovation and grow the entrepreneurial ecosystem across Southeast Asia.
YouChews will not be going to China with other muru-D startups; its focus is firmly on the Australian market
Sydney based startup YouChews wants show business owners and corporates that there is a better way of doing things. The company is an online catering marketplace for interesting and unique food options that have been sourced from the local community.
Wattblock believes it can crowdsource Australia’s carbon emission reduction target without Government intervention
If Wattblock achieves all it has planned this year, it could very well make a meaningful dent in Australia’s carbon emissions whilst building a business that has billions of dollars in global potential.
With a successful class now under its belt the Telstra backed startup accelerator muru-D is getting ready for another round, this time with 11 promising startups selected for the program.
Farmbot, Pixc and Open Learning have successfully obtained second-round funding from SYD Ventures – a company that describes itself as a startup (not a VC fund) investing in other early stage startups.
Local innovators and entrepreneurs can now apply for new Telstra-sponsored startup accelerator program, muru-D.
The night had its fair share of glamour, modesty, humour, and maladroit. The 2013 Telstra Australian Business Awards was held at the posh Star Event Centre in Pyrmont, and would be best described as the business version of the Logies.