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.
The Victorian government’s independent startup body, LaunchVic has partnered with Silicon Valley organisation Change Catalyst to host its Tech Inclusion Conference in Melbourne in February.
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 report, Mapping Victoria’s Ecosystem, is a result of a survey produced by LaunchVic in collaboration with Startup Victoria and dandolopartners, which polled over 1600 companies across the state.
LaunchVic has announced today the recipients of its third funding round, which focuses on backing startups that support the state’s migrant and refugees.
Applications are open for Rocket Seeder, a new incubator program aiming to help Victorian-based startups in the food and agtech space further develop.
Tank Stream Labs has announced that it will be hosting ‘Female Entrepreneur Week’ to support female entrepreneurs and increase diversity.
The City of Melbourne has today released its Startup Action Plan, a series of recommendations aimed at bolstering Melbourne’s startup scene.
LaunchVic, the Victorian Government’s startup funding body, has announced a focus on finding startups that support the state’s migrants and refugees as it looks ahead to its third funding round.
Victorian startup Outcome.Life has today launched a new hub designed for Melbourne’s international students with new business ideas dubbed Outcome-Hub.
Silicon Valley startup accelerator 500 Startups over the weekend announced its expansion to Melbourne, thanks to funding from the LaunchVic program.
LaunchVic, the Vic Government’s $60 million startup initiative, has announced the grant recipients in its second funding round, totalling $4.9 million.