Australian fintech startups can “write history” and create the “next generation of banks” if they work together, Tyro CEO Jost Stollmann says.
Tax changes, a restructure of how universities are funded and broader training for post-graduate students are needed to kickstart innovation locally.
The new fund, named LaunchVic, has the aim to create jobs and accelerate startups.
Report released this morning says Innovation in Australia suffers from a “lack of direction” and “haphazard” approach.
Malcolm Turnbull’s favourite group-messaging app to set up shop in Melbourne.
According to Baird, the issue is yet to even be looked at by state cabinet.
Founder Xin-lung Tai says investors need to give more support to startups focused on breaking global markets from the outset.
“We want to be breaking down the barriers to people operating in the peer-to-peer economy,” founder Tim Fung says.
The Perth startup scene is booming and will continue to grow so long as entrepreneurs know where to find funding.
Men’s health charity Movember wants to move beyond moustaches to attract donations all year-round, and has turned to an age-old startup tradition to do so.
River City Labs wants guide startups through their entire journey, rather than just the early stages.
To remain globally competitive, Australia must focus on skills, knowledge and ideas to create the conditions for innovation.
The new ‘smart pricing’ system will automatically set a renting price for the host based on the supply and demand in the surrounding area.
Thirty leading players in the Australian fintech scene have put together a policy paper outlining how to make Australia the “top dog” in Asia by 2017.
The Melbourne-based startup now has 650,000 reasons to be smiling.
Major players from the startup, venture capital and superannuation worlds have converged in Canberra to work on plugging Australia’s innovation funding gap under a new Labor initiative.
The lodging website has announced a new, more co-operative set of principles that will be guiding how it deals with local governments.
Australia is on the verge of becoming the fintech centre of Asia, so long as petty city rivalries are put aside and the government comes to the party, MoneyPlace CEO Stuart Stoyan says.
Last financial year saw the company’s revenue jump by nearly 50% year-on-year to $US320 million.
Unless you have been living under a rock these past few months, it’s pretty clear that technology, innovation and disruption are the words on everyone’s lips.