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30 January 2020

The current situation in Australia is truly heartbreaking,” observes Penrose. “These are easily the worst wildfires the world has seen in decades, and they have caused unbelievable amounts of destruction. 28 human lives have been lost and countless animals, too, have met their end in these fires. Our hope with the ‘Bushfire Proactive Detection, Control, Management’ challenge is to provide clever minds across the world a chance to literally save the world

7 January 2020

The Early Birds Marketplace offers a way for business leaders to be smart in extending innovation strategies. They can team up with startups and scaleups in a cost effective way by using Early Birds Innovate with Startups™ program.

20 December 2019

The latest trends and insights on Australia’s cyber security have been released!

The reports come at a crucial time with global spending on cyber security products and services expected to increase by 88 per cent over the next eight years, from around US$145 billion today to almost US$270 billion in 2026. 

17 December 2019

Early Birds Marketplace helps to introduce the latest ideas, products, and services to early adopters based on their industry, business function, and the outcome they are expecting to achieve. Their mission is to help startups to attract at least three early adopters within the first three weeks of being listed in the marketplace.

14 November 2019

SaaStock is the ONLY event exclusively serving the SaaS community in Australasia. Last year our one-day event was hugely popular, so like a boomerang, we’re coming back!

This year we’re coming back bigger and better. More speakers, more attendees, more opportunities for you to network with the brightest minds in SaaS.

25 October 2019

Everyone has a role to play in strengthening Australia's cyber security. The Department of Home Affairs wants to gather as many views as they can about the best way to protect Australian families, businesses and our critical infrastructure from cyber threats; enable them to better manage the risks; and support all Australians to benefit from a cyber resilient economy.

24 October 2019

Fempowered is taking tangibly addressing the support women need to start and springboard their businesses. Traditionally, women have a lot more unpaid and unrecognised responsibilities that reduce their freedom to take risks and back themselves. Fishburners is hoping to turn that around and we hope the rest of the startup ecosphere does the same.

20 September 2019

Directors are often too focused on short-term results and traditional risks, rather than the potential disruption facing their organisations, according to a study released by the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), in partnership with the University of Sydney Business School.

10 September 2019

The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman, Kate Carnell has urged the federal government not to abolish the low-cost innovation patent regime, saying this would create a significant barrier to small businesses.

9 September 2019

The number of new UK start-up businesses saw a sharp fall last year, with researchers blaming the economic uncertainty caused by Brexit.

7 September 2019

Starting a business is always hard work – but the startup boom has seen growth in businesses servicing startups’ needs.

2 September 2019

The ACCC has found that recent competition from newer entrants is delivering better outcomes for consumers making use of IMTs, including through lower prices and more advanced services.