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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."

CivVic Labs: New challenge announced!

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions and the Department of Education and Training are looking to startups for new ways to encourage teens to be more active beyond organised sport. This challenge is a great opportunity to disrupt the way Victorian teens exercise with new innovations from HealthTech and SportsTech, key strengths of the...
hclark 11 Oct '19

World first farmer incubator launched in Victoria

What is believed to be the world’s first farmer incubator program is launching in 2020 and applications are open now. Cultivator is the name of the program and is an initiative of Cultivate Farms, which matches the best next generation aspiring farmers with farm investors to own and operate a farm together. Sam Marwood, Cultivate Farms...
Sammmarwood 18 Sep '19

Apply now for CivVic Labs Round 2!

WorkSafe, the Department of Transport and the Department of Premier and Cabinet are looking to early-stage startups to solve public sector challenges.  CivVic Labs is a challenge-based accelerator program for startups and founders looking to secure a government customer but unsure how to navigate the government procurement process. Over 3...
hclark 10 Sep '19