Looking to build the link between sport and entrepreneurship and encourage opportunities for greater collaboration and research across various areas, RMIT University has partnered with the AFL’s Essendon Football Club.
Brisbane-based edutech startup GO1 has raised $4 million in funding from a mix of new and existing investors to accelerate its global expansion.
Scaling the startup ecosystem requires two necessary ingredients; 1) enough raw founder talent and 2) the resources, both venture capital and experienced individuals, to nurture growth. Scaling without enough of either creates a quality vs quantity dilemma.
This week saw some big deals take place around the startup world, with messaging platform Viber acquiring Israeli social gaming startup Nextpeer, GitHub raising $250 million, and Dutch startup Catawiki raising $82 million. Closer to home, Brisbane startup GO1 has raised $1 million from Steve Baxter and Tank Stream Ventures as it prepares to graduate from Y Combinator’s Summer 2015 program.