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“Innovate or perish”: Martin Duursma

Martin Duursma is a Partner at Main Sequence Ventures. Prior to Main Sequence Ventures, Martin co-founded Datapac Australasia and then went on...

COVID-19: Incubator funders are ‘tightening their purse strings’

In the months following the onset of COVID-19, startup incubators are being asked to prove their worth to funders, or risk being discontinued.  With the...

$1.8 billion reduction in R&D tax incentives is a major setback for Australian businesses

Proposed changes to R&D tax incentives (RDTIs) could reduce future R&D expenditure, undermining innovation and the development of new industries in the long-term. In...

$100,000 Mentored Grant opening with Lexus and Mark Bouris partnership

Lexus has partnered with Mark Bouris to announce the new Lexus and Mentored Grant - a $100,000 grant initiative aimed to help up-and-coming entrepreneurs...

Perth dads’ crowdfunding success for new baby bottle business

Two Perth dads have received enormous support for their innovative baby bottle device through their crowdfunding campaign, raising more than 50 per cent of...

Talking innovation culture: Adam Westwood of Roam, shares his experience on creating a culture of creativity

Today our podcast guest is Adam Westwood, who is Head of Operations at Roam – a digital product design studio. Adam's role focuses on leading...

Let’s Talk: Innovation

Does innovation only lie within the tech space?  Tech innovation is often in the media headlines as we see industries adapting to new technologies and moving their...

Australia’s innovation paradox: Innovation not a core value for 75% of Australian organisations, yet most business leaders believe they have the skills for innovation

Ricoh, a leading provider of smart workplace technology, yesterday announced the findings of its Workplace Innovation Index, a new look into the challenges Australian...

Let’s Talk: Accelerators and incubators

Experts give their opinions on accelerators and incubators.

Meet the woman behind the digital support network for regional businesses

Jordana Edwards has lived in Pottsville in regional New South Wales for the last 15 years. The town of just 6000 people...

Helping Australian businesses through COVID-19

As we continue to navigate the impacts of the global pandemic, Export Finance Australia is supporting Australian businesses with access to finance.  Without a doubt, new...

“Innovate or perish”: Martin Duursma

Martin Duursma is a Partner at Main Sequence Ventures. Prior to Main Sequence Ventures, Martin co-founded Datapac Australasia and then went on...

“We have to be bold and visionary”: Sally-Ann Williams

Sally-Ann Williams is the CEO of Cicada Innovations, one of Australia's leading deep tech incubators. Before joining Cicada, Sally-Ann was an Executive...

Navigating the 2020-21 Budget: Top tips for businesses

Business investment is a key theme in the 2020-21 Budget. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced tax changes that are a “game changer” in...

Has the Budget delivered for small businesses?

Guest authored by Sam Allert, CEO of Reckon With 23 per cent of small businesses concerned they won't exist...

What the Budget means for startups

In what is being dubbed the "jobs budget" the 2020-21 Budget was the opportunity for the Morrison Government to lay out the...

Government backflips on RDTI cuts with a $2 billion boost

Last night, the Government announced a $2 billion investment into Research & Development Tax Incentives (RDTIs), scrapping a previously proposed $1.8 billion...