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New investment models needed for smart cities

16 August, 2017

Governments are being urged to ease procurement practices, enabling micro-investment for the future of smart cities.

NSW start-ups to learn from Israeli counterparts

16 August, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A delegation of 10 FinTech and cybersecurity start-ups will visit Israel in September for a 10-day innovation masterclass.

NZ launches investment guide for tech sector

12 May, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The New Zealand government is seeking to attract more local and international investment in the nation's burgeoning technology sector with the publication of a new investment guide.

Aussie start-up to launch 100 satellites

12 April, 2017

A constellation of nanosatellites will be launched by Fleet, after $5 million in Series A funding was provided for the venture.

Redback tech advancements receive govt funding

07 April, 2017

The Queensland Government has provided $1.96 million in funding to renewable energy business Redback Technologies.

Govt won't be "ATM" for states' smart city programs

14 March, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Canberra plans to take a more hands-on role in driving smart city projects from their inception, which means no longer acting as an ATM for state governments, according to Minister Taylor.

Investment in Aussie FinTech sector hits new record

28 February, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Total investment in Australia's FinTech sector surged from US$185m in 2015 to a record US$656 million in 2016, despite a significant global decline in FinTech investments, according to KPMG.

Victorian start-ups receive funding boost

01 February, 2017

An additional $4.9 million will be provided by LaunchVic for the Victorian start-up sector.

Australian start-ups supported by CSIRO fund

05 December, 2016

A $200 million CSIRO Innovation Fund will commercialise early-stage innovations from CSIRO, universities and other publicly -funded research bodies.

Affordable internet access supported by Microsoft grants

05 December, 2016

Microsoft will continue to provide grants to those organisations that work to improve affordable internet access to underserved markets.

Investorist closes $3.3m funding round

02 December, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Investorist, a Melbourne-based B2B property marketplace founded by Jon Ellis, has completed a $3.3m funding round to further its international expansion goals.

Treasurers ramp up FinTech investments

17 November, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

More than four in 10 Australian corporate treasurers have invested or are exploring opportunities to invest in FinTech, research suggests.

Most IT budgets going towards transformation

02 November, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The majority of Australian IT budgets are now being spent on transformation and innovation rather than merely keeping the lights on, Telsyte research indicates.

Tyro to provide up to $250,000 to innovative Aussie SMEs

14 September, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Tyro Payments will award up to ten $25,000 grants as part of a plan to crowdsource ideas for SMEs to improve efficiency in their business banking processes.

Data retention grants get cool response from ISP sector

06 September, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The government has finally established a $128.4m grants program to co-fund the implementation of the data retention scheme, but the industry has complained of delays and underfunding.

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