Entrepreneur and angel investor Trevor Folsom is joining UNSW Founders program as Entrepreneur in Residence to support early stage startups. Folsom is co-founder of Investible as well as Club Investible – its global network of active early stage investors – making more than 80 direct investments. He was an early investor in Canva and chairs… Read more »
The UNSW Founders has invested $140,000 in seven startups as part of its 2020 10x Accelerator program, currently under, albeit remotely in the covid-19 era, through the University of NSW. David Burt, Director of Entrepreneurship at UNSW, said the 2020 cohort ranges from a robotic gripper that mimics human dexterity, to a mobile docketing system… Read more »
The UNSW Founders has invested $140,000 in seven startups as part of its 2020 10x Accelerator program. The ventures were chosen from among 75 startups that applied for the program and each one receives a $20,000 investment from UNSW. The companies will now take part in the 3-month support program, which this year will be delivered… Read more »
The worst part of the economic crisis in Australia caused by COVID-19 has been the destruction of so many millions of jobs. The only thing that’s going to bring these jobs back? The work of Australia’s entrepreneurs. We know from research conducted in both Australia and overseas that the overwhelming majority of new jobs are… Read more »
UNSW, llens, and the Law Society of NSW are teaming up to prepare the legal system for the challenges presented by technological advancements.
The NSW Government has announced a new $26 million fund to support research organisations working to develop the first commercialised quantum computer.
RMIT University has announced the launch of RMIT Activator City Hub, a new space to support the university members with innovative ideas and programs.
Sydney-based startup Intersective has developed Practera, an online system allowing educators to create experiential learning programs online.
Qnect Technologies has had its customer data stolen, with the hackers threatening to publish the information online unless the business paid out bitcoins.
Targeting university societies, Qnect allows users to browse through events where the ‘attending’ list only reveals those who have paid for a ticket.
Cicada Innovations has announced Macquarie Bank as a partner in its 2017 Industry Engagement Program, which looks to facilitate collaboration.
Clinivid has developed a cloud-based platform where medical professionals can privately share patient information and results through video and images.
University of Newcastle appoints Dr Sarah Pearson as Pro Vice-Chancellor of Industry Engagement and Innovation
The University of Newcastle has announced the appointment of Dr Sarah Pearson as its inaugural Pro Vice-Chancellor of Industry Engagement and Innovation.
Sydney company Mathspace has announced its landing of a deal with the Hong Kong Government through its edutech arm, HKEdCity.
The NSW government has announced the inaugural board for the Sydney School of Entrepreneurship, which will be chaired by former Professor Mark Wainwright.