Australia: EarthCheck opened the nation’s first Tourism Entrepreneurs Accelerator Program for tourism start-ups at the newly established The Capital co-working space in Brisbane.
Australia: Member-owned credit union will try to speed up the time it takes to bring new ideas to market after participating in KPMG’s first fintech accelerator for mutual banks, mLabs.
Australia: Havas has launched Havas Ventures, a corporate venture arm in Australia with a mandate to provide strategic and technological expertise to growth ventures that will directly benefit from marketing and communications support.
Australia: The National Farmers’ Federation has teamed up with financial services firm Findex to launch a $10 million fund, with start-up accelerator services to spur innovation among start-ups and tech players targeting the agricultural sector.
Australia: Dimension Data, the USD$7.5 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, and Victoria’s Deakin University have announced they will open a cyber security incubator at the University’s Waurn Ponds campus, to accelerate the development of unique cyber security solutions and intellectual property.