Australia needs to continue to expand its innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem to strengthen our economy, grow our industries and to produce new jobs. Government has focussed on research endeavours and need to commercialise academic IP. This presents one path to delivering innovation, but not the only way that universities are supporting Australia’s entrepreneurial eco-system and… Read more »
UTS Director of Entrepreneurship Murray Hurps. Photo: Guy Degen Many in the startup sector may know Murray Hurps from his three years as CEO of Fishburners. He’s also co-founder, director and former CEO of Startup Muster. In 2018, Hurps headed to academia as the Director of Entrepreneurship at University of Technology Sydney, charged with… Read more »
According to the Public Perceptions of Innovation Report from Advance Queensland, 6 out of 10 people want to be involved in innovation, but don’t know where to start. I have been very fortunate; I started my entrepreneurial journey in my first year of uni, which opened so many doors for me. Here are the reasons as to why university… Read more »
Get, the Sydney-based university payments startup formerly known as Qnect, has raised $3.4 million in a funding round led by Vertex Ventures and Click Ventures.
The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) has launched the UTS Startups program to encourage more students into startups.
Brigie is partnering with educational institutions to list their courses on the site for international students to search through and apply for.
First launched as an app through which uni students could easily buy things from merchants, QPay is now moving into the digital banking space.
The life of a stereotypical university student as presented in popular culture seems pretty sweet: sleeping through lectures, drinks at the uni bar between classes, and house parties on the weekend. Reality is often harder, with many students managing work and their coursework as the amount of quality facetime they get with academics shrinks. In… Read more »
The WiRE program works to research entrepreneurship and build frameworks which can help support women founders across the state.
RMIT launches Blockchain Innovation Hub to investigate blockchain regulation and social implications
RMIT has launched the RMIT Blockchain Innovation Hub, a research centre that will work to understand the social science of blockchain, and develop policies.
Tuty is an online tutoring marketplace offering online lessons for university students and “Tuty Points”, a loyalty program helping students save.
Galileo Ventures, is looking to raise $20 million to support startups founded by students at Australian and New Zealand universities.
RMIT University has announced the launch of RMIT Activator City Hub, a new space to support the university members with innovative ideas and programs.
Perth-based startup StopRotor is developing an aeroplane-helicopter hybrid capable of reaching higher speeds and longer flight times than a helicopter.
Qnect Technologies has had its customer data stolen, with the hackers threatening to publish the information online unless the business paid out bitcoins.