City of Sydney


Cities make plans to be startup friendly

8:38PM | Tuesday, 4 August 2015 |  Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore introduced a new action plan this week that outlines what the city needs to do in order to be a “leader in the tech startup field”.

Online apartment energy audit gives power to people

7:35PM | Monday, 27 July 2015 |  Energy efficiency startup WattBlock has launched a new project in partnership with the City of Sydney which aims to drive down carbon emissions and reduce costs in the city’s residential apartment buildings.

Sydney’s east get its first co-working space

3:00AM | Monday, 4 March 2013 |  A former freelancer for Yelp has opened a co-working space in the Sydney suburb of Edgecliff, while Gold Coast-based incubator Silicon Lakes is opening its co-working space in Robina.

City of Sydney seeks start-ups for new creative hub

11:17PM | Wednesday, 21 November 2012 |  The City of Sydney is inviting expressions of interest from cultural and creative enterprises to occupy two properties in William Street, as it seeks to create a new “creative cluster” in the city.

Sydney and Melbourne’s greenify plans a boon for start-ups

7:39PM | Thursday, 5 July 2012 |  Sydney and Melbourne are to ramp up efforts to “greenify” their cityscapes with rooftop gardens and green walls, suggesting this could be an area of opportunity for start-ups.

City of Sydney backs new start-up network 66 Meetups

6:30PM | Friday, 8 June 2012 |  A new start-up meet-up backed by the City of Sydney has attracted more than 100 entrepreneurs and investors, with Sydney’s lord mayor flagging further start-up initiatives for the NSW capital.

Sydney and Melbourne among world’s top 25 start-up ecosystems

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.

Sydney co-working hub Huddle Spaces launches, targets service start-ups

3:00AM | Thursday, 15 March 2012 |  Huddle Spaces, a new co-working space in central Sydney, has been launched with the promise of introducing the kind of creative prototyping of service-based ideas as is currently applied to products.

City of Melbourne defends retail assistance efforts

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.