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Startup Genome’s Melbourne Startup Ecosystem Report, commissioned by LaunchVic, found the city has “raced through” the ‘Activation’ phase of the ecosystem lifecycle and is now sitting in the ‘Late Activation’ stage.
LaunchVic has opened applications for its next funding round, focused on improving access and participation in the startup community for Indigenous Australians.
Not-for-profit YGAP has opened applications for its 2018 intakes of First Gens, an accelerator program aimed at providing support to early-stage social impact companies led by migrants and refugees in Australia.
Melbourne hub Hatch Quarter is creating a ‘playbook’ to help new migrant and refugee entrepreneurs more easily navigate the Victorian startup industry and community.
Victorian startups have raised a combined total of $790 million in funding over the last five years, according to a database compiled by LaunchVic.
The Victorian Government’s independent startup body LaunchVic has announced it is moving to terminate its partnership with troubled startup accelerator and fund 500 Startups on the heels of the resignation of Rachael Neumann.
Look at the leading and rapidly growing startup ecosystems around the world, and you will find that they have at least one key thing in common: government support.
Look at the leading and rapidly growing startup ecosystems around the world, and you will find that they have at least one key thing in common: government support. Routinely acknowledged as a leader around Australia is the Victorian Government, which has made good on its 2014 election promise to put $60 million towards the state’s […]