Category: Australia

EarthCheck open Australia’s first Tourism Entrepreneurs Accelerator Program

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.

HCF’s healthtech accelerator is looking for more startups

Australia: Health fund HCF’s startup accelerator, HCF Catalyst, is looking for new ideas for the sector, announcing the return of the program for 2017.

Australia’s CUA developing a startup mentality after KPMG’s mLabs

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.

Havas launches growth accelerator for post-Series A startups in Australia

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.

SproutX launches $10m agriculture tech fund and start-up accelerator

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.

Dimension Data and Deakin University join forces in Cyber Security Incubator

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.