Business advice and education
Incubate, a start-up accelerator program launched and piloted by Sydney University, has announced its first partnership with Adelaide University set to run an Incubate program from January 2014.
Camp Kidpreneur is a week-long camp for children eight to 12 that teaches them the skills to be an entrepreneur.
A robotic arm for people in wheelchairs, a secondary dressing to keep bandages dry and a new design for an auto-injector to save lives were among the winners of the recent Medtech’s Got Talent pitching competition.
The New South Wales government has announced $16.5 million will go towards building a three-storey, 4000 square metre building to house University of Wollongong’s iAccelerate Centre.
WeTeachMe had been battling away at signing up partners for over a year when they realised they were at breaking point, and had to to make a change fast.
Young entrepreneur shares his insights on hardware start-ups, tall poppy syndrome and risk after US trip12:56PM | Thursday, 5 December 2013 | Rose Powell
Nineteen-year-old Adam Stone is en route back from the United States after representing Australia at the finals of the 2013 Global Student Entrepreneur Awards in Washington DC.
Advocates of the lean start-up methodology, a customer-led iterative approach to product and business development, are gathering in San Francisco later this week for the International Lean Startup Conference.
AVCAL has urged the federal government’s National Commission of Audit to maintain support for the Innovation Investment Fund and establish a fund to support the biotech industry.
Earlier this year Sydney’s Macleay College hosted its first annual entrepreneurs forum.
Google has announced an eight-week online course for aspiring tech entrepreneurs to be run from January to March in partnership with digital education group General Assembly.
Queensland-based tech start-up Nubis has returned this week from Europe’s largest start-up and investor conference Slush 2013 where it pitched to investors.
Optus-Innov8 Seed has partnered with a Sydney education technology start-up community to host a pitching competition on December 11.
Anthony Francis, the managing director of the New Ventures Institute, Flinders University’s entrepreneurial program, has been named Best Entrepreneurial Educator of the Year at this year’s Business and Higher Education Round Table Awards.
An estimated 20,000 aspiring start-up founders will take part in a Global Startup Battle in mid-November as part of Global Entrepreneurs Week, coordinated by entrepreneur training and education network Up Global.
Medical and health sector pitching competition MedTech’s Got Talent has chosen its top 30 entrants who will this week pitch for a place in the semi-finals.
CloudHerd, a livestock management and selling app, has won a coaching and follow-up meeting to discuss investment opportunities with investor heavyweight Mark Carnegie after a pitching competition in Sydney.
A new pilot program to teach emerging entrepreneurs the skills they need to develop their ideas is set to begin in Sydney next month.
After struggling to find a way to create the best playlist for a buck’s night, Matt Way pitched his problem to the crowd at Startup Weekend Brisbane.
Socks for charity and listening to your engine: Winners from UNSW Sydney Seed Fund pitch competition10:02PM | Monday, 21 October 2013 | Gavin Lower
A social enterprise that sells socks for charity causes and an app that listens to your car engine to diagnose problems were the joint winners of the recent Sydney Seed Fund pitch competition.
For entrepreneur Natasha Rawlings, taking part in Springboard Enterprises Australia’s first accelerator program for women last year has helped broaden her contacts with investors and provided invaluable business advice.