News & Analysis
Despite the potential of developers to help companies innovate and grow, 66 percent of Australian respondents reported their developers are often spending more of their time addressing technical debt than on strategic projects.
RMIT Online has partnered with Silicon Valley-based education provider Udacity to launch a series of online courses focused on bridging the tech skills gap.
Gilmour Space Technologies has raised $19 million in a Series B round led by Main Sequence Ventures and Blackbird Ventures, with participation from other investors including 500 Startups.
The Global Sydney Landing Pad Program will be developed and coordinated by Haymarket HQ, Australia’s only Asia-focused innovation hub, supporting businesses looking to expand and invest into Sydney.
Victorian startup Energy Locals has raised $2 million in funding from NSW renewable energy company Cape Byron Power.
ASX-listed property development company Stockland has partnered with BlueChilli to launch the Stockland Accelerator for startups working in the property technology – or proptech – space.
Education startup Ed App has raised $4 million in funding from workplace safety-focused scaleup SafetyCulture.
AgriFutures is calling for young innovators passionate about the future of Australian agriculture to apply for the evokeAG Future Young Leaders Program.
LaunchVic is set to invest $2.5 million in CivVic Labs, an accelerator program aimed at helping participants access a slice of the government procurement pie.
The RegTech Association has appointed former general manager Deborah Young as its new CEO, with Commonwealth Bank’s Jasper Poos coming on as a director.
Airtree Ventures has participated in a $2.5 million seed round for Singapore startup Transcelestial Technologies, joining investors including Wavemaker Partners, which led the round, and 500 Startups.
Melbourne platform iSport Genius has partnered with US outfit DraftKings to see its analytics power DraftKings’ new sports betting offering, Sportsbook.
Coworking community The Commons has secured a strategic investment from Melbourne-based property development group Riverlee that will help it scale its operations from three locations to 15 over the next three years.
ANZ has released ‘Wallets@ATM’, a feature allowing customers to withdraw cash from the bank’s ATM using their mobile device rather than their plastic card.