After months of expanding its dealings in Australia, Alibaba Group this weekend officially opened its Australian and New Zealand headquarters in Melbourne, with the local office to be headed up by Maggie Zhou.
LaunchVic, the Vic Government’s $60 million startup initiative, has announced the grant recipients in its second funding round, totalling $4.9 million.
CSIRO has announced a partnership between Data61’s Coviu and Health Team Australia, which will see a real-time online video platform rolled across Australia.
Localised is an online discovery platform helping regional businesses find procurement opportunities
Localised is a business-to-business discovery platform that provides a space for companies to find procurement opportunities.
Victorian event staff rostering and management startup Rosterfy has announced a rebrand as it gears up to open an office in the United States after signing on clients including the 2018 Super Bowl, the Aspen Ski World Cup, and the City of Minneapolis
A few weeks after announcing the establishment of an Economic Growth Zone in the Latrobe Valley, the Victorian Government has today announced progress on the development of a Hi-Tech Precinct in the area.
Melbourne digital publishing startup Tablo has this week announced a partnership with the State Library of Victoria to launch Tablo Communities.
The Victorian Government has today announced the establishment of an Economic Growth Zone in the Latrobe Valley, part of a $226 million package to help boost the local economy following the announcement yesterday that the Hazelwood power station is set to close.
The schedule for the second annual Pivot Summit, running December 2 at The Arena in Geelong, has been announced. The event will look to help boost the city’s tech sector and encourage innovation within existing organisations by exploring four themes: digital inclusion, entrepreneurship and innovation, jobs of the future, and emerging technologies.
Pollenizer has today announced the launch of Next Monday, a program in Geelong to help the hundreds of workers who will be finishing up at the Ford factory following its closure this Friday figure out their next steps.
As part of the 2016 Spark Festival- a nine-day celebration of startup culture, the University of Sydney is set to host Australia’s first ever pitch event for medical cannabis technology. The pitch event, named Seedlings will discuss the combined regulatory, technological and logistical challenges the emerging cannabis industry faces in Australia.
After last year’s big announcement from Matt Barrie and Philip Dalidakis came the news that the 2016 conference would remain in Sydney as moving to Melbourne this year was too ambitious. As revealed by Barrie yesterday, it turns out there was a lot going on in the background.
Melbourne startup Ozen connects consumers in need to relevant information about hearing aids and independent audiologists.
Australia’s first national agtech innovation hub SproutX launches to transform agricultural industry
Australia’s first national agtech innovation hub SproutX has launched today to transform the country’s $60 billion agriculture industry. The innovation hub follows on from a recent StartupAUS report outlining how Australia’s agriculture sector, supported by agtech can develop into a $100 billion industry by 2030.
Victoria University launches ‘Stimulator’ space Hanger and Startup Truck to boost innovation in Melbourne’s west
Looking to bring a culture of innovation to the western suburbs of Melbourne is The Hanger, a ‘Stimulator’ launched by Victoria University. It consists of a physical space in Footscray that essentially works as a coworking space,