Advance Innovation Program


Mathspace set for global growth after winning Echelon Ignite: Australia

5:19AM | Monday, 13 May 2013 |  Online maths training start-up Mathspace continues to go from strength to strength after winning the inaugural Echelon Ignite: Australia event, just one week after snagging $20,000 from Blackbird Ventures in Silicon Valley.

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.

Mathspace crowned best company at Advance Innovation Summit

4:55PM | Tuesday, 30 April 2013 |  Cloud-based start-up Mathspace has secured $20,000 in funding after winning the best company category at the second Advance Innovation Summit in Silicon Valley.

Small firms urged to not neglect mobile-optimised websites

4:14AM | Wednesday, 24 April 2013 |  Start-ups have been warned not to overlook the growing number of customers who use mobiles to access business’ websites, following a new poll that found that less than 10% of restaurant owners have mobile-optimised websites.

ProGaming co-founders part ways days before Silicon Valley tour

4:01PM | Monday, 22 April 2013 |  The co-founder of ProGaming has hastily assembled a team for a new start-up days before flying to Silicon Valley as part of the Advance Innovation Program, after parting ways with his original business partner.

Meet the 25 start-ups selected for the Advance Innovation Program

3:50PM | Thursday, 7 March 2013 |  The co-founder of Perth-based start-up Floq is hoping to raise up to $1 million from US investors after being selected as one of 25 start-ups for this year’s Advance Innovation Program.

Start-ups highlight lessons learnt at Advance Innovation pitch-fest

2:59PM | Monday, 18 February 2013 |  Entrepreneurs have spoken of their experiences at the “start-up pitch-fests” held for the Advance Innovation Program, highlighting the importance of preparation and the structure of your pitch.

Advance awards program looks to boost university innovation

8:00AM | Tuesday, 14 August 2012 |  Advance, the Federal Government-backed network of Australians living overseas, has launched an awards program aimed at boosting innovation within Australian universities.

Sydney start-up Wyngle changes name for US consumers

5:10PM | Wednesday, 16 May 2012 |  Two Sydney-based entrepreneurs have set their sights firmly on the United States, travelling to Silicon Valley to score funding, after changing the name of their business, Wyngle, to suit US consumers.