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Recap: How do startups get funds?

Hey everyone! This past Wednesday, Startup Victoria partnered with Standard Ledger to host “4 Ways to Fund Your Startup” at Stone & Chalk. This was an awesome event where 4 panellists came on stage to chat and answer questions about various types of funding available to startups. Standard Ledger is a Melbourne-based company that...
Jared Jones 17 Nov '19

Network event on Sustainable energy initiatives

Three exciting speakers talking about Cleantech innovation, to launch Capricorn Power's equity crowdfunding on Birchal. Are you interested in learning more about innovation in the clean tech space? Light refreshments provided as part of a fascinating journey into clean tech innovation, provided by these three speakers: James Seymour. James...
Capricorn Power 14 Nov '19

Your Dream Home in a Breeze

Over the last 4 years, I was very fortunate to have had the opportunity to live and work in 4 different cities. In each city, I moved between countless apartments and neighbourhoods. I thoroughly enjoyed each move, but dreaded the hassles of dealing with furniture each time. From wasted weekends buying, moving, and setting up furniture, to...
startupvic 12 Nov '19
Dining table

Announcing Startup Victoria's new home!

Hey everyone! I’d love to announce that Startup Victoria has moved house to The Commons! Starting this November, we’ll be working out of the QV space on Albert Coates Lane. As an organisation supporting the entire founder community here in Victoria, we want to make a point of spending more time exploring that community and getting...
Jared Jones 11 Nov '19
The amphitheatre area at The Commons QV.

#TBT to Startup Victoria's October Pitch Night.

Hey everyone! Startup Victoria, Victoria University, and City of Melbourne came together last Tuesday to put on the October iteration of Startup Victoria's monthly pitch nights. This month, the spotlight turned to Migrant and First Generation Founders. We had an amazing turnout at the event, and we first want to thank everyone who was...
Jared Jones 07 Nov '19
The crowd sitting in the amphitheatre.

Startupbootcamp Scale Osaka Announces 13 Startups in their First Cohort

After an extraordinary amount of applications to the first Startupbootcamp Scale Osaka program, 21 startups were invited to the final Selection Days. Of which 13 startups will join the first cohort and make their mark in transforming the Japanese smart city world. On October 16, 2019, we announced the thirteen startups chosen to be part of the...
meghan.bridges 05 Nov '19

How Can Video Production Help Australian Small Businesses?

If you own a startup or small business, investing in video production to boost your brand campaigns have probably crossed your mind. But with the daunting prospect that a big budget is required to be successful, you might be having second thoughts. Still, your startup will fare much better if you decide to go for that first video production....
mustasarepublic 01 Nov '19

Poor Workplace Environments Are Driving Employees To Quit Their Jobs

Wundamail have discovered that, in a study of 266 worldwide workers, 23% of employees have or are considering leaving their job due to the workplace. In their State of Workplace Report 2019, Wundamail found that poor working environments have negative effect on employee's mental health, and their productivity, whilst flexibility and...
rebeccamarie72 26 Oct '19

Melbourne Start-Up Celebrates $100K in Sales!

The online marketplace Book an Artist (BAA) celebrates the milestone in less than a year since launching. Book An Artist was founded by Indian-Australian Gaurav Kawar, a chartered accountant working in commercial roles until 2018 when he quit his job to start BAA. BAA is a two-sided platform where clients can easily find and hire the...
startupvic 15 Oct '19

A Recap of Impact Pitch Night 2019

Last Tuesday, Startup Victoria and Giant Leap Fund came together to deliver the third annual Impact Pitch Night—a pitch competition focusing on companies that fuse profit with purpose to make the world a better place and use their companies for good!  We had an amazing turnout and it was great to see so many people interested in...
Jared Jones 14 Oct '19
The crowd at Impact Pitch 2019, with a man standing in the front wearing a shirt that says, "Supporting business as a force for good."