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The Adelaide start-up ecosystem is giving the eastern states a run for their money.

Lion, one of the region’s largest food and beverage companies, is today launching Lion Unleashed, a new innovation initiative that will see Lion partner with...

Australia’s Girl Geek Academy has announced a first of its kind corporate program for its #SheHacks initiative – the world’s largest all-women hackathon dedicated to bringing women together and creating...

New research has revealed that 78% of Australia’s small business owners (SBOs) don’t fully understand the $20K tax break, with 67% of them not making the most of the opportunity in the lead up to June 30.

More than two dozen leading businesses including Westpac, Woolworths, Optus, Australia Post and Lendlease have joined Slingshot to launch a new platform designed to connect corporates with startups and scaleups.

The Sharing Hub will be helping to drive the sharing economy in Australia by showing its value financially alongside other value exchanges to the environment and community. The Hub’s vision is to grow collaborative consumption in Australia by 20X by 2025.

The installation at the Sydney Royal Easter Show will consist of 19 stations that combine a virtual reality headset with a luxurious ‘egg cabin’ that adds surround sound, hydraulic movement and vibrations.

The Venturer program will build skills and character traits that are fundamental to entrepreneurialism, such as resilience, problem-solving, resourcefulness, risk management, creative thinking and leadership.

StopRotor’s Deanne Watkins said its unique design allows the UAV to take off and hover like a helicopter and but also reach speeds of 110km/h for up to 10 hours.

The research indicated the See & Save system could save five minutes in emergency response time (down from 11 minutes to six minutes) - which could mean the difference between life and death in some serious situations.

Buzz Aldrin: CYCLING PATHWAYS TO MARS,” features a photorealistic 3D hologram of the real Dr. Aldrin with true volume and depth, allowing viewers to ‘meet’ the American icon and walk around his hologram as if he were in the same room.

Ms Mateljan brought the CourseGenius learning platform to Afghanistan in 2014 to help an international NGO facilitate localised training. Ms Mateljan used the platform to roll out an eLearning pilot program for the NGO’s Leadership School in Kabul during a particularly unstable political period.

Better preparation through immersive VR Training allows trainees to understanding escalating situations and work out in complete safety strategies to avoid violence.

"If you want to test the theory, give yourself the Google test and search for your name. You’ll most likely see your social profiles listed one after another, before any website content.”

We trust this report will improve the understanding of not just our current ecosystem, but also those that will help build our future ecosystem.

One in four Aussies are now self-employed in their own business, and many more have indicated their intentions to launch a start-up in the future.

Startups today are no longer reinventing the wheel. Given that they’re often nimble innovators themselves, startups are trusting other startups with handling some of the most fundamental parts of their business.

This program is ideal for companies who need smart, forward-thinking and highengaged individuals for entry level and project tasks.

Users get real-time feedback and on-the-spot comparisons to other businesses of a similar size but they also get a downloadable “traffic light”report with suggestions on how to improve.

The winning small business will receive a prize pack that includes $10,000 worth of parcel and freight services from PACK & SEND, a three-month business mentorship with Hannah Staples, co-founder of Peppermint Grove Australia.




Liz Wald is Vice President of International for She has been terrifically successful raising funds through the crowd model.  One of her successes...