UNSW reveals the 40 finalists in its new founders awards

- November 3, 2022 4 MIN READ

The University of NSW – the place where Atlassian’s Scott Farquhar and Mike Cannon-Brookes met – has announced its finalists for the inaugural UNSW Founders Awards. The awards, announced later this month at a gala dinner in Sydney on November 22, recognise startups, founders and mentor across 8 award categories. All have a connection to… Read more »


Skalata Ventures backs climate tech startup NetNada to help SMEs become carbon neutral

- August 31, 2022 2 MIN READ

Small business carbon footprint measurement startup NetNada has raised $200,000 in Seed funding from Skalata Ventures to make reporting easier and more affordable for SMEs. The backing from Paul Little and Darrell Wade’s Melbourne VC comes amid a shift in focus from bi-annual cohorts to now invest in up to 5 early-stage companies per month, on… Read more »

R&D, science

CSIRO’s VC fund Main Sequence is backing biotech startups in a new UNSW accelerator

- March 28, 2022 2 MIN READ

The University of NSW entrepreneurship program, UNSW Founders, will launch a new venture-backed accelerator for deep tech startups focused on synthetic biology and biotech with support from the CSIRO’s VC arm, Main Sequence. SynBio 10x will run in conjunction with the RNA Institute and UNSW School of Biotechnology & Biomolecular Sciences. Main Sequence will invest $120,000… Read more »