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Wagga Wagga receives $300,000 grant to boost startup community

- August 30, 2018 2 MIN READ

Charles Sturt University (CSU), coworking community Working Spaces HQ, and Wagga Wagga City Council have received a $300,000 grant to help boost innovation in the Riverina region. The funding is part of the NSW Government’s Local Innovation Network Program, a $2.1 million initiative looking to leverage the existing startup communities and infrastructure of seven regions… Read more »

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IBM, Data61, and Herbert Smith Freehills partner to develop Australian National Blockchain

- August 29, 2018 2 MIN READ

IBM, the CSIRO’s Data61, and law firm Herbert Smith Freehills have teamed up to develop the Australian National Blockchain (ANB), a large-scale, publicly available blockchain solution designed for Australian legal compliance. The ANB will enable organisations to digitally manage the lifecycle of a contract, from negotiation to signing and onwards over the term of the… Read more »

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South Australian government appoints Jim Whalley as state's Chief Entrepreneur

- August 21, 2018 2 MIN READ

The South Australian government has appointed former fighter pilot and Nova Group cofounder Jim Whalley as the state’s inaugural Chief Entrepreneur. Whalley will be supported in the role by the new Office of the Chief Entrepreneur and an Entrepreneurship Advisory Board. In creating the new office, the South Australian government will be wrapping up the… Read more »