Commercialisation Australia


How Commercialisation Australia helped get us off the ground: Pharmaceutical research company tells

5:18PM | Friday, 2 May 2014 |  The executive chairman of biotech startup Clarity Pharmaceuticals, Dr Alan Taylor, says the company would have struggled to grow without support from Commercialisation Australia.

Investors react to Commission of Audit recommendations

5:22PM | Friday, 2 May 2014 |  StartupSmart spoke to a number of investors about their reaction to the recommendation by the Commission of Audit that government funding of startups should be abolished.

SafetyCulture closes $3 million fundraising round

11:18PM | Thursday, 28 November 2013 |  Workplace health and safety start-up SafetyCulture has closed a $3 million fundraising round, made up of $1.79 million from Commercialisation Australia, $1 million from Blackbird Ventures and $210,000 from angel investors.

New app heralds the next generation of radio: socially attuned and completely customisable

10:09PM | Monday, 7 October 2013 |  Omny, an app allowing users to combine news clips, emails, social media updates and articles via voice-to-text software, launches today after over 20 months in development.

Detailed report and infographic reveals the Perth tech start-up scene: People and investment

9:57PM | Monday, 23 September 2013 |  A new report confirms the Perth start-up ecosystem is gaining traction, and includes over 100 tech start-ups and more than 2,500 people involved in the start-up ecosystem.

Security start-up raises $1 million to aid overseas expansion

9:03PM | Friday, 13 September 2013 |  Security start-up CriticalArc has raised $1 million from Commercialisation Australia and two NSW-based angel investor groups to expand internationally.

Australian multimillion-dollar design start-up Canva launches worldwide

8:00AM | Tuesday, 27 August 2013 |  Canva, a well-backed start-up promising to revolutionise the design field of marketing collateral, has launched worldwide.

Brisbane digital publishing start-up receives $785,000 in government and angel funding

8:09PM | Tuesday, 13 August 2013 |  Liquid State, a cloud-based online publishing platform for digital publishing, has received $785,000 of government funding from Commercialisation Australia and the Brisbane Angel Investors network.

Commercialisation Australia quarterly snapshot reveals $178.1 million going to 430 companies

7:42PM | Friday, 12 July 2013 |  The latest edition of Commercialisation Australia’s Value Proposition publication has revealed where government funds are going to support start-ups at the commercialisation stage.

Commercialisation Australia chief says start-ups need to focus on the full scope of available capital

5:43PM | Thursday, 30 May 2013 |  Start-ups that complain about a lack of venture capital in Australia should ask what else they can do with their business idea, the head of a government business development body says.