Business advice and education
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.
Start-up incubator Pollenizer and the Sydney Coca-Cola Accelerator program have announced Firehose, a start-up competition for developers, designers and entrepreneurs.
Publishing start-up Liquid State has won the Brisbane Lord Mayor’s inaugural Business Award for high-growth start-ups.
Finding, retaining and empowering the right chief technology officer is often listed as one of the major challenges for Australian start-ups.
Five businesses are in the running for $8,000 in seed capital and a mentoring lunch with Red Balloon’s founder Naomi Simson, after being announced the finalists in Melbourne University’s 2013 Startup competition.
Two Melbourne universities have taken new steps in a national trend of tertiary education providers tapping into Australia’s start-up community.
A new start-up incubator is set to launch this week at Sydney’s northern beachside suburb of Manly, aiming to tap the area’s lifestyle potential as an attractive place to create a new technology business.
Mike Bellamy launched his outsourcing consulting company in China in the late 1990s, after realising most suppliers were facing the same issues.