The WA Government will be offering $16.7 million in grants towards startups, while $19 million will go towards STEM skills, according to the State Budget.
Victorian startup Outcome.Life has today launched a new hub designed for Melbourne’s international students with new business ideas dubbed Outcome-Hub.
The 457 visa, or the temporary work visa allowing skilled workers to work for an approved business in Australia for up to four years, is to be abolished.
Splend, a company which hires out cars to those wanting to join the ranks of rideshare drivers, has received backing from Investec Australia.
The MDEC has announced the development of new digital startup hubs and incentives that it hopes will attract Australian startups to Malaysia.
Commpow is an ecommerce platform where a small cut of each purchase will go directly to a school to help them finance resources and facilities.
Wagga Wagga coworking space Working Spaces HQ has announced the second cohort taking part in Incubate @ 35 degrees, its regional incubator program.
UK’s gamified pitching event, Startup Games, is coming to Sydney on February 28 to uncover the most outstanding startups across Australia.
Localised is a business-to-business discovery platform that provides a space for companies to find procurement opportunities.
While digital skills are becoming increasingly important, employees must not forget the importance of multi-disciplinary skills if they want to find a job in tech, according to a new report from the Australian Computer Society (ACS) and Deloitte.
If you Google “startups” and virtually any city or nation in the world, you’ll inevitably find true believers insisting that such-and-such region is the new Silicon Valley. But when it comes to India, Asia’s third largest economy, the excitement from investors and entrepreneurs is real — and for good reason. [Source: Pando.com]
According to statistics gathered by oDesk, if Internet.org successfully extends its connectivity to the remaining two-thirds of the world, the online work market has the potential to reach $42.5 billion by 2022. This compared to approximately $14.9 billion without extended connectivity, meaning that workers around the world stand to gain $27.6 billion of online work.
A plethora of research reveals tech startups will play a significant role in the future of Australia’s economy. Read on to find out why.