Networks to support the growth of regional businesses have received funding from the federal government. The Seedlab Tasmania project, which focusses on helping grow the food, drink and agricultural industries in Tasmania, received $463,100 in funding, while Latrobe City Council will gain $399,498 in funding for the Startup Gippsland project. Both programs are designed to … Continue reading Regional start-ups receive funding injection
Women-led start-ups are getting a boost with the $18 million Boosting Female Founders Initiative. Designed to encourage women’s entrepreneurial streak, the program is part of the federal government’s Women’s Economic Security Statement. “We want to give businesses led by women the best opportunity to succeed so that they can strengthen their financial security and boost … Continue reading Industry invited to give feedback on Female Founders Initiative
The South Australian government has provided $350,000 in funding for the 2019 SouthStart conference. A two-day conference SouthStart, will showcase South Australia’s entrepreneurial and technological achievements through hands-on educational workshops and presentations from keynote speakers. State innovation and skills minister David Pisoni said the $350,000 has been approved through the State government’s Research, Commercialisation and … Continue reading SA start-up conference receives state funding boost
The Australian government is providing $2 million to help foster Australian start-ups in key sectors such as agricultural technology, hardware development and advanced manufacturing. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews congratulated the six successful applicants, which will receive the funding under the $23 million Incubator Support initiative. “Incubators like these, and the start-ups … Continue reading Start-ups get a head start with $2 million in funding
The South Australian government has appointed Nova Systems chairman Jim Whalley as the state’s first Chief Entrepreneur, as part of its effort to build a new “support model” for entrepreneurs and start-ups. The appointment is soon to be followed by the establishment of an Entrepreneurship Advisory Board, which is to have oversight for the Innovation, Incubation, … Continue reading SA appoints Chief Entrepreneur
Over the past 12 weeks of the inaugural semester of Launchpad, nine startups have laid the ground to survive and thrive into the future, according to a news release by UTS. Launchpad is an elective being offered to both undergraduate and postgraduate students across the university through UTS’s new Faculty of Transdisciplinary Innovation in collaboration with … Continue reading UTS Launchpad puts student startups into high orbit
American global accelerator Techstars will be opening its first Asia-Pacific branch in Adelaide, singling out the city as a future manufacturing start-up hub.