While no overall rankings released this year, the 2018 Startup Genome report has identified Australia cities as ecosystems to watch.
Australian VC firm Blackbird Ventures has announced the closing of its third fund, raising $225 million from the likes of Hostplus and the Future Fund.
While there is still a significant way to go to level the playing field, the Australian innovation ecosystem is home to countless women doing fascinating things and hustling to build the community.
At AirTree, we often get founders asking us how they can improve their sales performance and the answer always involves a deep dive into their sales funnel metrics.
Innovation and Science Australia has issued a “clarion call for national action” to see Australia become a top-tier innovation nation by 2030.
Media group Southern Cross Austereo, whose properties include the Hit and Triple M radio networks and the Southern Cross television stations across regional Australia, has invested $5 million in telco startup OVO Mobile.
Kate Morris is the founder and CEO of Adore Beauty, an online cosmetics retailer she founded in 1999 after working on the cosmetics counter while at uni.
Melbourne-founded digital greeting card startup Cardly has raised $230,000 in a seed funding round led by QUT Creative Enterprise Australia (CEA).
How Mandeep Sodhi went from a failed business to launching HashChing, a fintech that has received more than $12 billion in home loan applications.
Monica Wulff is the cofounder and CEO of Startup Muster, the largest annual survey of the Australian startup ecosystem, conducted to showcase the opportunities, progress, and challenges.
Running Techstars Adelaide, the first program for Techstars in APAC, has been an incredible learning experience and intro to the Aussie startup ecosystem.
Sweep works through ‘Geochats’, chat rooms which are fenced in to a specific location, such as a bar or a festival, so that only people at the particular venue or event can take part.
Australia must recognise how fast its competitors are working, and the “intensity” with which governments are supporting their startups, Crossroads warned.
The proportion of female founders has grown from 23.5 percent in 2016 to 25.4 percent this year, while 37 percent of future founders identified as female.