StartCon has partnered with Australian venture capital firm Right Click Capital to launch pitching competition Pitch for $1 million across Asia-Pacific, with the winner to be receive $1 million in funding.
The ACCC is launching an inquiry into the impact of digital platform providers like Facebook and Google on competition in the media and advertising markets.
The Regional Australia Institute has opened entries for this year’s Regional Online Heroes competition, aiming to uncover startups innovating online.
Haymarket HQ, the Sydney startup hub focused on companies seeking to work in the Chinese market, has announced a partnership with Alibaba Cloud to launch the Create@Alibaba Cloud Startup Contest (CACSC) down under.
The Seven Network is partnering with St George Bank to launch screenPLAY, a new omni-channel focused on gaming and esports content.
Talent has announced the opening of applications for its annual Talent Unleashed Awards, which look to uncover strong local entrepreneurial talent.
Applications have opened for the Australia Post Regional Pitchfest, which will give startups across Australia a chance to pitch for a share in $100,000.
The Startup Games wrapped up its first Australian event yesterday at The Mint in Sydney, with local fintech startup Nod securing victory.
Edutech startup Quizling has been selected to take part in the SxSWedu Launch competition, the only Australian startup set to pitch at this year’s event.
Students from the USyd, UNSW, and Griffith University are preparing to pitch on the world stage after taking part in the Hult Prize campus competitions.
Melbourne startup AgriWebb was yesterday awarded top prize at Tech23’s startup competition in Sydney. The agritech startup received the People’s Choice Award, along with the $5,000 Digital Disruption Award, making it the most celebrated startup of the competition.
Global payments company Visa has today announced it will be inviting startups to participate in the Everywhere Initiative, a competition to solve challenges within the business around payment solutions. The competition has launched in Australia and New Zealand, giving local startups the opportunity to win $70,000 and the chance to run a pilot with Visa.
New research from MYOB shows that over half (56 percent) of Australian small businesses agree that the company tax rate should be cut in order for the country to remain globally competitive.