Startmate opens applications for 2015 intake

7:32PM | Friday, 25 July 2014 |  Sydney-based mentor-driven seed funding program Startmate has opened applications for its 2015 intake, with the iconic program now entering into its fifth year.

Email auto-complete start-up shares its accelerator journey so far

1:36PM | Monday, 20 January 2014 |  Email auto-completing software start-up Composure is two months old, a couple of weeks into the Startmate accelerator and miles ahead of their original planning.

Startmate intake announced: Trends from the applications and the eight companies selected

1:01PM | Friday, 10 January 2014 |  Startmate has announced the eight companies that made it through the selection process to join the five-month accelerator program spanning Sydney and San Francisco.

Australia needs to get better at angel investment: Spreets founder

1:57PM | Thursday, 9 January 2014 |  Spreets founder Dean McEvoy has called for local angel investors to get better and faster at investing in start-ups at a recent angel investor education program.

Leading accelerator program Startmate opens applications for fourth intake

10:51PM | Monday, 7 October 2013 |  Designed to turn Australian technical founders into successful global entrepreneurs, one of Australia’s first start-up accelerators Startmate is now open for applications.

Startup Spring Festival to be launched by entrepreneurial heavyweights

7:38PM | Tuesday, 23 July 2013 |  The teeming national start-up community space is set to come together for a series of events as part of the Startup Spring Festival.

Tapestry snags $400k government grant – but it’s not done yet

5:13AM | Tuesday, 7 May 2013 |  Sydney-based start-up Tapestry is gearing up for a US launch after receiving a $400,000 federal government grant, adding to the $600,000 it raised last year, but is still talking to investors.

Why we shut down Storyberg: Co-founder reveals all

3:37PM | Wednesday, 20 March 2013 |  Storyberg co-founder Michael Dijkstra has revealed why the start-up surprisingly folded, shortly after being accepted into the 2013 Startmate program, but insists it’s “definitely not the end” of his start-up adventures.

Startmate seeks “exceptional” techies to act as trump cards

2:10PM | Wednesday, 6 February 2013 |  Mentor-driven seed fund Startmate is seeking “exceptional” developers and designers for its newly launched Trump Cards program, which offers insight into life as a start-up.

How Australia’s top start-up incubators performed in 2012

12:48PM | Wednesday, 19 December 2012 |  The past year has seen Australia’s start-up scene surge. Here’s a wrap-up of how our leading incubators and accelerators have performed this year – and what lays in store for 2013. BY MICHELLE HAMMOND.