Professional services firm Ernst & Young has become the latest corporate to link up with a startup hub, announcing a partnership with Sydney fintech coworking space Stone and Chalk.
Westpac has today opened applications for its annual Social Change Fellowship program, which this year is looking to invest in people rather than projects.
The City of Sydney has unveiled its tech startup action plan to support local entrepreneurs and nurture new businesses. The plan follows on from extensive community consultation and aims to foster a vibrant tech startup ecosystem and raise the profile of innovative startups.
To connect startups with early adopters from around the world and address the issues of poor user conversion rates is Melbourne online marketplace Get Worm.
For the first time Australian startups have been invited to participate in Beijing’s fourth annual Overseas Talent Entrepreneurship Conference (OTEC).
American internet giant AOL has announced the launch of DeskAid for Australian not-for-profit startups, an initiative looking to support the social enterprise and not-for-profit sectors and also give the startup ecosystem a boost.
River City Labs and the Bank of Queensland (BOQ) are set to host the inaugural BOQ Hackathon in the hopes of finding new solutions for its banking customers.
Situated in the heart of the Flatiron District in Manhattan is coworking and collaboration hub Journee, a space that is hoping to lead a community of tech-driven restaurant professionals.
Global crowdfunding platform Pozible has today re-launched with a new feature that will enable anyone to run their own customised crowdfunding platform.
Tasmanian agritech startup The Yield is leveraging IoT to improve yields and profitability in agriculture and aquaculture. By using sensors, data management and apps The Yield created tools for farmers to improve productivity, reduce compliance costs, increase food shelf life and provide sustainable risk management strategies for financial services in the food industry.
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has announced it is set to release a public consultation paper on a proposed regulatory sandbox licensing exemption next month.
Today BlueChilli has appointed Nicola Hazell as the new head of diversity and impact to push for equality and social innovation in Australian startups.
Melbourne-based venture capital firm Trimantium Capital and US firm Winklevoss Capital have announced a potential co-investment in blockchain technology. Both firms are currently in the co-investment development stage and aim to leverage off each other’s deal flows to expand the presence of blockchain in Asia.
Eight months ago Melnik launched Funnel Ventures to help bring Australian entrepreneurs into the US and bridge the connections between the two startup ecosystems.