Displaying items by tag: Alex McCauley

A report on start-ups has ranked Sydney 23rd among the best start-up ecosystems globally, a fall of six places from the city's 2017 ranking.

Published in Strategy

A renewed focus on research and development was the only bright spot in the Budget reply speech made by Opposition Leader Bill Shorten on Thursday, the head of Australia's national start-up advocacy group says.

Published in Government Tech Policy

The head of Australia's national start-up advocacy group has described Tuesday's Federal Budget as a "missed opportunity" to provide strategic vision on the role that technology will play in Australia's economy.

Published in Strategy

A number of Australian technology companies, led by the charity StartupAUS, have called on the Federal Government to make four changes in the encryption law that was passed last year.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Australia’s peak national start-up group, StartupAUS, has lauded the federal government’s proposed introduction of a new visa scheme designed to help start-ups and business attract highly skilled global talent.

Published in Government Tech Policy

Australia’s start-ups have had a record year in the 2017 financial year, with the industry raising a record $1.32 billion in venture capital and predicted to have the potential to contribute as much as $170 million to the economy by 2020.

Published in Strategy

The Turnbull Government has updated the occupations lists — including for chief information officers and chief executive — for a range of temporary and permanent skilled visas, but StartupAUS says there is still significant work to be done in bringing the skills list into line with the current needs of young tech companies in Australia.

Published in Enterprise Staff

The new federal Industry Minister Arthur Sinodinos has responsibility for innovation and science after being appointed to the portfolio by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in a reshuffle of his ministry.

Published in Strategy

An improvement in conditions for entrepreneurship in Australia could add up to $170 billion to the economy, but “significant barriers” still remain to Australia having a truly world class start-up ecosystem, according to startup advocacy group StartupAUS.

Published in Strategy
Wednesday, 28 September 2016 17:22

R&D Consultation now open

The Australian Government has called for consultation on the review of Research and Development (R&D) incentives. Submissions close 28 October.

Published in Government Tech Policy

StartupAUS says that tax recommendations introduced to Parliament will be a huge win for Australian start-ups.

Published in Technology Regulation
Wednesday, 17 February 2016 16:15

Alex McCauley new CEO at StartupAUS

StartupAUS, Australia's peak advocacy group for startups, has announced Alex McCauley as the organisation’s new CEO

Published in People Moves

Australian peak advocacy group for startups, StartupAUS, has recommended to the Federal Government a raft of solutions which it says would contribute to accelerating  the growth of Australia’s ‘innovation’ ecosystem.

Published in Government Tech Policy

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