University of Technology, Sydney


Maintaining our sustainable status

5:37PM | Friday, 17 May 2013 |  Sustainability is a motivating force for many start-ups. But as Polli founders Tess Lloyd and Maja Rose found out, growing an environmentally-sound business can pose some challenges.

Zookal set for copyright battle after raising $1.2 million in Silicon Valley

4:02PM | Friday, 5 April 2013 |  Textbook rental start-up Zookal has staunchly defended itself from copyright infringement claims, after raising $1.2 million from US-based private equity firm Filtro Investments.

Biotech start-up scores $1.25 million to develop therapeutic peptide drugs

2:58PM | Friday, 15 February 2013 |  A start-up launched by the ithree institute at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) plans to develop autoimmune drugs after receiving a $1.25 million investment from the Medical Research Commercialisation Fund.

Government urged to address “entrepreneurial complacency”

11:15PM | Monday, 12 November 2012 |  Australia’s productivity decline is the result of “entrepreneurial complacency”, according to a new report.

Access to finance the biggest sore point for small firms: Study

9:00PM | Tuesday, 4 September 2012 |  Access to finance remains one of the biggest problems faced by start-ups, according to an academic study, which finds small firms are also struggling to keep up with the growth of technology.

Founder Institute Sydney graduates picked for start-up accelerator

7:00AM | Monday, 2 July 2012 |  Cloud provider Ninefold has accepted nine budding entrepreneurs into its accelerator program, after they became the inaugural graduates of The Founder Institute Sydney.

Australian start-ups tipped to thrive in low-carbon future

6:00AM | Thursday, 14 June 2012 |  Start-ups are set to thrive rather than flounder under a carbon tax, with new businesses having an opportunity to drive new industries, innovation and capabilities under the carbon pricing regime, according to a new report.