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Behind the scenes with River City Labs’ second muru-D accelerator cohort

River City Labs' second cohort pose for a group shot.

Like cheese in a mousetrap, the temptation of six months intensive mentoring, $60,000 funding, and introductions to top local and international investors proved too hard to resist for the teams who were announced last week as the second muru-D Brisbane ...

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Nine months old, Jumpstart prepares for round two

A lot’s happened in the nine months since Slingshot launched the NRMA-backed Jumpstart accelerator program; four of their graduate startups received follow on funding, the Slingshot Venture Fund successfully qualified for tax-exempt status, and they have launched an online Bootstart program with ...

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Top 10 stories of 2014

It’s been a heck of a year for Queensland innovation, and for us here at TSJ. From Startup Weekend QLD to GovHack to Creative³, 2014 had something for entrepreneurs and tech lovers of all persuasions. So come with us and revisit some of ...

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Jumpstart launch offers a new kind of accelerator

As we’ve talked about before, it can be difficult to choose an appropriate startup accelerator. The newest Australian program, Slingshot and NRMA’s Jumpstart, adds another element to our discussion: a customer. Or, more accurately, 2.4 million customers, courtesy of NRMA. “What ...

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How to choose a startup accelerator

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Startmate applications have just closed for another year. You got your application in, right? Or perhaps you submitted to muru-D a few weeks ago. Then again, maybe you’re thinking of applying for iLab Germinate‘s summer program or SURFAccelerator‘s second intake.  What about ...

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Brisbane teams make the Startmate cut

Brett Geoghegan, Ricky Robinson and Walter Haas at ATP Innovations in Sydney.

Three Brisbane tech founders, Brett Geoghegan, Walter Haas and Ricky Robinson, have begun their stint in Startmate as part of the 2014 cohort. Geoghegan and Haas of Inductly are building a simple mobile education platform for delivering employee induction training with their ...

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