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Barayamal accelerator programme – and $50,000 funding – open for First Nations entrepreneurs

First Nations entrepreneurs can now apply for the Barayamal accelerator programme and access $50,000 in grant funding. After running the world’s first Indigenous Accelerator in November 2016, Barayamal is now running its second accelerator program in Victoria on the 7th September 2020 – thanks to LaunchVic.  Barayamal believes that First Nations Entrepreneurship can change the Read More…

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Melbourne’s startup ecosystem valued at $7 billion, exceeding predictions

Melbourne’s startup ecosystem exceeds growth predictions, now valued at US$4.8 Billion (USD) / $7 billion (AUD) and ranking in the Top 15 APAC ecosystems for Talent and Performance.  Regional sub-sector strengths are Life Sciences and Fintech Results from the Global Startup Ecosystem Report (GSER), released last week, have revealed that Melbourne’s startup ecosystem value has Read More…

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Let’s talk: The ups and downs of franchise businesses

Franchise businesses, although sharing many qualities with non-franchises, have their own unique ups and downs that come with the relationship of the existing brand and business model.  There is support and systems in place, which can provide a great growth trajectory, but on the other side of that, it can lack the flexibility that entrepreneurs Read More…