Microsoft has provided a boost to the Australian startup ecosystem, today announcing the launch of its ScaleUp program in Sydney.
Founders have used landing pads to springboard their startups into the US, including KoalaSafe, Event Workforce Group, Indee Labs, Gym Sales & Open Cities.
The NSW Government has announced a new $26 million fund to support research organisations working to develop the first commercialised quantum computer.
Dropbox has announced that Tony Ward, managing director of SurveyMonkey, will be taking over the mantle of the company’s ANZ Country Manager.
Speaking at Myriad, Allom shed light on how lack of government support and funding opportunities are restricting the emergence of new startups in the space.
Adelaide startup Makers Empire has developed an app and teaching kit that allows kids to create 3D designs which can later be printed.
The MDEC has announced the development of new digital startup hubs and incentives that it hopes will attract Australian startups to Malaysia.
Work Club is a “lifestyle” coworking space offers startups of an opportunity to extend beyond their comfort zone and branch towards innovating new ideas.
Canva has announced today the introduction of new productivity tools that will allow users to visualise, embed and host data.
Microsoft has announced today that Steven Worrall will step into the role of Australian Managing Director for the company.
During an official first visit to Australia, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella revealed the next stage of Australia’s investment into artificial intelligence [AI].
Webjet and Microsoft have today announced the creation of a new blockchain proof-of-concept [PoC] solution that is set to transform the travel industry. The solution has the potential to change the way online payments are processed and managed for hotel bookings.
Sydney edutech 3P Learning has been awarded 2016 Microsoft Education Partner of the Year award for its excellence in innovation. The award recognises partner organisations that excel at providing innovative and unique services or solutions based on using Microsoft technologies to educate consumers.
After a busy week Microsoft has announced it is selling its feature phone business to Foxconn subsidiary FIH Mobile for $350 million, while Fitbit has acquired the ‘wearable payments assets’ from mobile payments startup Coin.
Microsoft Australia and the Federal Government have today announced a partnership with Boston-based accelerator MassChallenge that will see the organisation’s international bridge program run in Australia this year, with the launch of a full program to come in 2017.