10:53PM | Tuesday, 1 October 2013 | Optus Innov8, a start-up accelerator program, has appointed Humphrey Laubscher to be a senior associate on their management team.
8:09PM | Thursday, 22 August 2013 | One of Australia’s leading app development competitions is calling for entries from entrepreneurs who have built creative apps for mobile, web or cloud systems this year.
7:55PM | Wednesday, 24 July 2013 | One of Australia’s high profile investment accelerators, the Optus Innov8 Seed program, is seeking a new principal to join its leadership team.
7:12PM | Tuesday, 23 July 2013 | An opportunity to pitch to a panel of 12 in-market experts from Asia has been announced by TiE Sydney, a chapter of the not-for-profit global entrepreneurs’ network.
5:51PM | Monday, 13 May 2013 | Sydney-based co-working space Fishburners is launching a fast-track program for members looking to accelerate their growth, but won’t be offering any cash as part of the program.
5:22PM | Wednesday, 1 May 2013 | The Melbourne-based co-working space Inspire9 says it will be able to open up the venue to more entrepreneurs after securing a sponsorship deal from Optus for the duration of 2013.
4:11AM | Tuesday, 30 April 2013 | Airtasker, LawPath and Pocketbook are among the 11 start-ups chosen to pitch at Echelon Ignite: Australia, but only one will progress to present to investors at a key event in Singapore later this year.
1:51PM | Thursday, 17 January 2013 | The Optus Innov8 Seed Program has opened applications for its second season following the success of the inaugural round in 2012, which saw two start-ups secure a total of $700,000.
11:00AM | Wednesday, 14 November 2012 | Venuemob and 121cast are the first Australian tech start-ups to receive funding from the Optus Innov8 Seed Program, pocketing $450,000 and $250,000 respectively for their innovations.
9:08PM | Friday, 21 September 2012 | The winner of the 2012 Unleash Your App competition will use the prize money to attend next year’s Google I/O conference, after building an Android app that tracks users’ carbon footprint.