Startups

  • SheHacks Work Experience Program, gives girls in STEM experience at startups

    Girl Geek Academy has partnered with world leading technology businesses Deloitte Digital and 99designs, to pilot a first-of-its-kind work experience program where students from Korowa Anglican Girls School will work alongside industry experts to create their own startups. As a father of an 8 month old girl, I’ve got...
  • Aussie startups compete at CeBIT’s PitchFest 2018, finalists announced

    CeBIT Australia is a B2B technology event that attracts more than 15,000 attendees annually. As part of the expo, the ‘Shark Tank’ style PitchFest is a competition giving 10 of the nation’s most promising start-ups the opportunity to pitch their entrepreneurial ideas to an esteemed panel of judges, before...
  • Sydney Uni to double INCUBATE startup accelerator, 30 startups per year by 2018

    When it comes to assisting the smartest and most creative minds in the country, the University of Sydney is doing a pretty fantastic job. It’s entrepreneur program called INCUBATE has been successful in surfacing some of the most innovative ideas in the country. That program has just received a...
  • Watch Zuckerberg and POTUS talk about entrepreneurs

    Overnight Mark Zuckerberg streamed live on Facebook, a discussion with President of the United States, Barack Obama. The pair were speaking at the 7th Global Entrepreneurship Summit at Stanford which this year was held in Silicon Valley and attracted people from 170 countries and 20 governments sent representatives. The summit...
  • 5 Aussie startups win $25,000 from St.George

    Five Australian startups are getting a great funding boost, receiving $25,000 cash grants from St.George Bank. This money will help take their business ideas and turn them into reality. The winners were awarded the grants after each delivering a ‘fast pitch’ at this week’s TEDxSydney conference held at the Sydney Opera House. The winners...
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    Australian Government to open Berlin landing pad for startups

    In a joint media release from the Minister for Trade and Investment, Steven Ciobo MP and Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, Christopher Pyne MP, it has been revealed the Australian Government will establish landing pad for Australian startups in Berlin. Berlin has been selected as one of many international landing pads...
  • Can Australia innovate its way out of debt ?

    Yesterday Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, with Industry, Innovation and Science Minister, Christopher Pyne, announced his innovation agenda for Australia’s future. This package of strategies are designed to stimulate the #IdeasBoom, unlocking the creativity and innovative thinking that lives inside many Australians and turn that into jobs. Startups are risky ventures...
  • Product Hunt Melbourne Meetup tonight, great for Aussie startups

    Tonight Melbourne’s Inspire9 co-working space will play host to the launch event for Product Hunt in Australia. Product Hunt is a service that editorially shortlists the best new products. For the most part, that means new mobile apps, games, websites, hardware projects, and tech creations, so for a startup...
  • Adeo Ressi says Australia should consider Super to invest in Startups

    Adeo Ressi is an American entrepreneur and after being successful in Silicon Valley has turned his mind to creating greater global tech successes. Ressi is headed to Sydney, Australia on the 28th of May and will speak at an event by Unstoppables. The talk will be a pitch to...