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  • Young Starters’ Competition Supporting Young Entrepreneurs

    Following its success last year, the Advanced Queensland’s Young Starters’ Competition returns with up to $45,000 worth of prizes for Queenslanders aged 15 – 24 years old who want to launch or take their business idea to the next level. The competition is aimed at helping Queensland young entrepreneurs to build business skills and develop… Read more »

  • Forget Facebook & Google Ads, The Sticky Handshake launches local small business social networking tool

    The Sticky Handshake, is launching today a revolutionary new referral solution for time-poor small business owners across Australia, who have failed to win new business from Google and Facebook advertising and find industry networking time-consuming, expensive and daunting. Aimed at locally focused small businesses of all kinds including start-ups, legal, financial services or real estate… Read more »

  • $100,000 Scholarship Fund launches to help close the gap for women in tech

    A new Women in Tech Scholarship Fund will help break down the barriers to entry for women into the technology space, and provide the insights and skills needed for female entrepreneurs and women returning to work to advance in a tech industry. Tech Ready Women and Academy Xi have partnered together to create this $100,000 opportunity to ultimately see… Read more »

  • Early stage startups can rejoice as Blackbird Ventures just raised $225 million

    Tech startups can rejoice as investments might be coming your way. Sydney-based venture capital firm Blackbird Ventures, which invests in tech startups, just raised $225 million for their third fund. The third fund was led by Melbourne-based superannuation fun Hostplus, their existing community of 100 individuals (mainly technology founders) along with First State Super. The… Read more »

  • Taxes made easy for freelancers with this NZ based startup

    Hnry is the best friend you need if you’re a self-employed individual. Let’s be honest, invoices, taxes and compliance can be torturous to keep up with, and it can be the worst part about being self-employed. This is where Hnry swoops in and save your day like your desired superhero crush. Hnry is a ‘pay-as-you-earn’… Read more »

  • LaunchVic is placing $2.9 million into upskilling the Victorian startup community

    Startup community’s best friend LaunchVic has announced a whopping $2.9 million to support education for founders and entrepreneurs across various topics. This fund is going directly to service providers; these service providers are aimed at better educating the startup community for them to grow and be in their top form. Sixteen services provided has been… Read more »

  • The gender pay gap still exist in 2018, why?

    It is International Women’s day.  We all know many inspiring women around our startup community, and how can we appreciate them and show our support? While we want to send them cute texts and appreciation stories, there’s something more that we all can do.  We’ve been bombarded by retail stores to show appreciation by buying… Read more »

  • World’s first co-ownership platform is here to help you afford your avocado toast

    Kohab is the world’s first co-ownership digital platform, community and marketplace to help you find the co-owner of your dream. The unique platform helps friends, family and like-minded buyers purchase a home together, connecting them with the right property, real estate agent, legal, mortgage and insurance providers all in the one place. https://vimeo.com/255971697 If you’re asking why… Read more »

  • The world’s first dedicated Web 3.0 hub and it is in Melbourne

    York Butter Factory (YBF) in Melbourne is on a winning streak. This time, launching the world’s first dedicated Web 3.0 hub: YBF Mesh. YBF Mesh will be located in their new 3100 square-meter headquarter right in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD. YBF believes that the web’s next major shift will be towards a decentralised web, Web 3.0…. Read more »