Techboard is pleased to announce the winners of the Australian Angel Awards 2019 will be revealed at an event on 27 September 2019 at the Sydney Startup Hub. The event will also feature a panel session where you will get to hear from Investors who have backed some of Australia's top startups. Hear about how they select their investments and get tips on what you need to do to tempt an angel to invest.
$50K on offer for start-ups in the 2019 Westpac Innovation Challenge
The Westpac Innovation Challenge has launched today, giving start-ups, scale-ups and entrepreneurs the chance to win $50,000 and professional support to grow their business. The Challenge asks entrants to create a solution using data to solve a business problem specific to one of five different sectors: micro business, energy, insurance, aged care or government.
Antler , a global startup generator and early-stage VC fund, has invested $100,000 in pre-seed funding in 12 startups generated in its inaugural program.
The startup generator revealed 12 of the 31 teams, formed over the last two months, secured investment and will continue in the program for an additional four months.
On 6 August Techboard held its first Techboard in Sydney in partnership with RSM, Radium Capital and Startcon. Courtesy of Startcon, the event was filmed and the video has now been made available.
The Team at Techboard are pleased to announce that we have again partnered with the Angels of Australia to hold the Australian Angel Awards for 2019. This will be the second time we have come together to host the awards, with the inaugural awards taking place in 2018. The awards recognise and celebrate those active in the angel investment community and the importance of angel investment to the growth of the Australian startup and tech ecosystem and its broader impact on the Australian economy and community. Entries for the Awards are now closed, with the Awards event taking place on 27 September 2019.
[EDITED] As part of its series of Roundtables presented by Techboard and RSM we are pleased to announce our third Roundtable event and its first in Sydney is taking place on 6 August in Partnership with RSM and Startcon at Freelancer HQ. At this Roundtable the panelists will be discussing the Future of Funding for Australia's Startups. Read about the Roundtable series.
Techboard's second Roundtable event took place on 3 July 2019 at Spacecubed's Riff. At this Roundtable the panelists addressed the question of "Does WA need a $100m VC Fund". The video from that Roundtable is now available.
[EDITED] VIDEO NOW AVAILABLE
Techboard's second Roundtable event is taking place on 3 July 2019 at Spacecubed's Riff. At this Roundtable the panelists will be addressing the question of "Does WA need a $100m VC Fund". We have also set a date for our first Roundtable in Sydney on 6 August 2019. Registrations for the Sydney event are now LIVE
Following on from a successful pilot in Perth in December 2018 Techboard and RSM come together again to present a series of Techboard Roundtable events. Techboard Roundtables are a new twist on a panel session where we have panelists around a table having a facilitated conversation on a topic related to startup and tech funding, informed by Techboard’s data all in front of a live audience.
StartupGenome recently published its Global Startup EcoSystem Report 2019. That report included two Australian Cities, Sydney and Melbourne. The Report found that Sydney had slipped 6 places down in its top 30 ranking to 23rd and named Melbourne as a Challenger Ecosystem, on the cusp of breaking into the top 30 ranking.