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EOIs open for Skalata Ventures 2020 October program

EOIs are now open for the Skalata Ventures 2020 October program! Skalata Ventures is looking for up to 15 innovative and resilient companies for their largest intake yet. Our program is designed to help companies develop a growth engine, achieve product-market fit and build a sustainable business model. Throughout our program, we work with...
jasminchia 15 Jun '20

Resources in Support of Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC)

Startup Victoria stands in solidarity with black, indigenous and people of colour (BIPOC) effected by police brutality and systemic racism, and all those who want to see change now. We've compiled a list of resources to educate and inform positive action both in support of black and indigenous lives and in protest of police brutality and...
startupvic 12 Jun '20

World’s first app screens for Dyslexia in minutes using Artificial Intelligence

Dystech, an Australian start-up, winner of the EduGrowth competition 2019 is using the technological power of AI and Machine Learning to solve real-world problems, has created the world’s first app that screens for dyslexia, giving the user a percentage likelihood of having the disorder in just minutes. Individuals with dyslexia have trouble...
hugorichard 11 Jun '20

Applications to join the LawTech Hub are now open

Calling all tech startups and scaleups working on the next big legal innovation! Applications are now open to join the LawTech Hub for the July intake. The Lander & Rogers LawTech Hub powered by YBF Ventures is an immersive experience where startups and scaleups have ready access to legal expertise, business experience and client...
smarke 11 Jun '20

3 mistakes still seen too often in startups

At Dovetail we design, build and invest in technology companies and in the process we’ve learnt a few lessons about what works and what doesn’t. In this article we’ve tried to focus on three mistakes that are relevant to early-stage founders. Mistakes that we still see surprisingly often and which we believe almost always have negative...
dovetail 05 Jun '20

Startup Success Series: Employment Law: JobKeeper & Rent Relief

The Startup Success Series is designed to provide insight and education on the topics that matter most to the founder community right now. Each week Startup Victoria hosts a 1-hour webinar for the community, focussing on a specific topic. There’s only so much we can squeeze into 60 minutes, so following each webinar you can access...
startupvic 21 May '20

From entry to exit with Gabby Leibovich, Founder, Catch.com.au

Startup Victoria’s Growth Club, proudly supported by LaunchVic, brings scaleup founders together in conversation with successful founders, technology executives and investors. When the cameras go off, founders have the opportunity to ask questions about their most exciting opportunities and their biggest challenges, completely...
startupvic 21 May '20

Is 2020 the year of proptech?

Is 2020 the year of proptech? As a newly labelled ‘essential’ industry and Australia’s largest GDP contributor, the property sector has recently been forced to rapidly adopt tech. Its survival instincts kicked in as restrictions from the government were rolled out, further pushing the proptech community for help.  The question on...
Julian 13 May '20