City of Melbourne
5:22PM | Wednesday, 9 May 2012 | Launch48, the weekend-long gathering for budding entrepreneurs, is to return to Melbourne with a greater emphasis on improving start-ups’ pitching skills.
4:40PM | Thursday, 12 April 2012 | Sydney and Melbourne are among the world’s top 25 start-up ecosystems, according to new findings, ranked 21st and 22nd respectively, but experts say they should be higher up the list.
4:05PM | Monday, 2 April 2012 | Melbourne has the population, infrastructure and markets to become a global hotbed for start-up activity. BY MICHELLE HAMMOND.
2:16PM | Friday, 10 February 2012 | Social enterprise start-ups in Melbourne can now apply for the latest round of grants from the City of Melbourne, including funding and mentoring, to the tune of $25,000.
10:44PM | Thursday, 13 October 2011 | IT solutions provider Enspire was named business of the year at today’s Business3000 awards, also taking out an innovation award, while Illumination and Gerwurzhaus were also honoured.
10:33PM | Wednesday, 12 October 2011 | The City of Melbourne council has defended its record of supporting retailers, despite ongoing fears of CBD small businesses being overlooked by consumers in favour of large suburban shopping centres.
10:47PM | Wednesday, 5 October 2011 | Five small businesses have received grants up to $30,000 from the City of Melbourne as part of its Small Business Grants Program, which includes a category specifically for start-ups.
11:55PM | Monday, 29 November 2010 | Seven small firms have been allocated $110,000 between them as part of the City of Melbourne’s Small Business Grants Program.