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Why Startup Catalyst is launching its first female-focused mission

Why Startup Catalyst is launching its first female-focused mission: “We want to showcase the best female entrepreneurs that we’ve got” – SmartCompany

Female founders, investors, and members of the Australian startup ecosystem will get the chance to immerse themselves in the UK startup scene, with entrepreneurship organisation Startup Catalyst running its first ever female-only mission to London in November. The week-long trip will take 20 female startup and scale-up founders, investors, corporate innovation leaders and policy makers to London, led by …

Queensland tech start-up boom puts state in second place in national survey

Tech start-up boom puts Queensland in second place nationally

Posted August 26, 2017 08:12:22 Move over Bill Gates – there are some new kids on the tech start-ups block, and a growing number are coming from Queensland. The latest data from Startup Muster, which conducts the largest survey of the Australian start-up ecosystem, said Queensland had overtaken Victoria in the percentage of tech start-ups and now sits second after New South Wales.

Shark Tank recap: Why this entrepreneur is negotiating with a different shark after agreeing to a $25,000 deal with Andrew Banks

Shark Tank recap: Why this entrepreneur is negotiating with a different shark after agreeing to a $25,000 deal with Andrew Banks – SmartCompany

One of the entrepreneurs who appeared on last night’s episode of Shark Tank is now in the process of negotiating a deal with a different shark after an initial deal with Andrew Banks didn’t go ahead. Lauren Martin appeared on the Network Ten entrepreneurial reality show last night, seeking a $25,000 investment for 20% of …

App that shares financial data between millennials and their parents wins River City Labs hackathon

App that shares financial data between millennials and their parents wins River City Labs hackathon

It seems like every weekend now there’s a hackathon happening in Australia which is absolutely fantastic, often with prize money on the line, but ideas often turn into businesses which help Australians and the world. The latest one was hosted by Brisbane-based technology startup hub River City Labs.

Shark Tank recap: After a “nerve wracking” pitch, healthy meals business Be Fit Food lands a $300,000 deal

Shark Tank recap: After a “nerve wracking” pitch, healthy meals business Be Fit Food lands a $300,000 deal – SmartCompany

Last night’s episode of Shark Tank saw another food-focused business land a deal, with healthy eating and food delivery business Be Fit Food scoring a $300,000 investment from shark Janine Allis. Be Fit Food founders Kate Save and Geoff Draper entered the tank seeking $300,000 from one of the hungry sharks in return for 20% …