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Birchal crowdfunds $2.39 million, bolsters Australian startup ecosystem
Fri, 22nd Dec 2023
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Birchal, an Australian equity crowdfunding platform, has obtained $2.39m from a successful funding campaign, benefiting local startups. .
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UK academia divided over role & ethics of AI technologies
Tue, 14th Nov 2023
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A stark divide has emerged in UK universities surrounding the ethics and role of AI technologies in higher education settings.
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AirTrunk appoints Mark Barnaba as Independent Chair to drive hypergrowth.
Wed, 25th Oct 2023
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AirTrunk, the APJ hyperscale data centre specialist, has announced the appointment of Mark Barnaba as Independent Chair of its Board.
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Velocity announces this year's winners of the $100k Challenge
Fri, 20th Oct 2023
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Construction waste, plant disease detection and gender challenges tackled at New Zealand's Velocity $100k Challenge. WasteXpert wins top prize.
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HSBC & East Village join forces for Birmingham Tech Week
Tue, 10th Oct 2023
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HSBC and East Village team up for Birmingham Tech Week to support female founders in navigating the funding landscape.
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Aptum appoints CloudOps Founder Ian Rae as New CEO
Wed, 23rd Aug 2023
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private cloud
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Aptum strengthens leadership team with new CEO, Ian Rae, Chairman of the Board, JP Rosato, and Chief Revenue Officer, David Wigglesworth.
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VivaTech23: Breaking records and inspiring innovation in tech
Mon, 24th Jul 2023
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The recently concluded VivaTech 2023 stands out as a remarkable testament to the transformative power of this annual gathering.
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AGI announces first global edition of Netpreneur Masterclass
Wed, 21st Jun 2023
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Alibaba Global Initiatives launches global edition of Alibaba Netpreneur Masterclass to support business leaders in the digital era.
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NZ entrepreneurs to receive head start with startup education scholarships
Thu, 15th Jun 2023
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Participants will be connected with local startup hubs and accelerator programmes for follow-on assistance and investment.
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Australia punching above its weight when it comes to entrepreneurship
Wed, 17th May 2023
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Australian entrepreneurs are punching well above their weight, ranking third in the world when considering their direct impact on GDP.
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Cylera shortlisted for Healthtech Business of the Year
Tue, 25th Apr 2023
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Cylera, a healthcare IoT device cybersecurity specialist, has been shortlisted for Healthtech Business of the Year at the Go:Tech Awards.
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Atomic.io appoints new CEO to lead growth
Mon, 3rd Apr 2023
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Atomic.io appoints new CEO, Duncan Journee, to lead growth as they continue to expand in Australia and New Zealand with major enterprise clients.
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IWD 2023: The hidden cost of being a Female Tech Entrepreneur
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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The entrepreneurs that I met before starting my own journey saw the world differently, and I wanted to see the world from their lens.
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Castlepoint's CEO named RegTech female entrepreneur of the year
Tue, 1st Nov 2022
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Judged by an expert cross-industry panel, the awards celebrate the association’s members who have achieved the most significant impact over the last year.
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STA appoints Mark Hutchinson as President Professor
Fri, 2nd Sep 2022
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Science and Technology Australia's President, Mark Hutchinson, has been appointed to a panel reviewing the role and function of the Australian Research Council.
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Revelator appoints Gilad Woltsovitch as artisan
Fri, 12th Aug 2022
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Music management platform Revelator hires Web3 expert Gilad Woltsovitch to lead decentralisation and open ecosystem efforts for artists and labels.
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Class appoints Gary Cox as Class general manager
Sat, 6th Aug 2022
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data solutions
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Class, an Australian wealth accounting software firm, has appointed four general managers to its leadership team in its new operating model.
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Rubber Monkey gears up for Aussie market with latest capital raise
Wed, 6th Jul 2022
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Rubber Monkey is seeking to raise up to NZ$2.5 million of new capital through online investment platform, Snowball Effect.
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HiBob appoints Ze'ev Rozov as chief operating officer
Fri, 1st Jul 2022
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digital media
Ze'ev Rozov appointed as chief operating officer for global organisation HiBob. Rozov aims to unlock talents and skills of existing workforce.
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Microsoft launches Startups Founders Hub Platform in Asia
Wed, 6th Apr 2022
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Microsoft has launched its Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub in Asia, providing free access to technology and resources for startups in the region.
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Visa launches program to help SMBs navigate NFTs and crypto
Thu, 31st Mar 2022
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
Visa has launched a one-year immersion program designed to bring together a global cohort of entrepreneurs interested in building their business with NFTs.
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Launch of direct .au domain extension an opportunity for entrepreneurs
Wed, 16th Mar 2022
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The launch of the .au domain comes as Australian businesses cite local competition as their second-biggest challenge in 2022 after the pandemic.
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Six60 backed Sidehustle app launches - the social marketplace app for entrepreneurs
Tue, 14th Sep 2021
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Sidehustle Ecommerce launches Sidehustle, a social marketplace app where brands and individuals can buy, sell and rent items, and find and list jobs.
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COVID-19 hasn't dampened ANZ entrepreneurial spirit, study finds
Wed, 21st Apr 2021
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Australian and New Zealand entrepreneurs lead APAC in optimism and confidence, despite the challenges of the last year, according to a study.