PROGRAM NEWS

Media Release: Startup Gippsland launches brand new program to support later-stage founders and entrepreneurs

By Zoe Hyde | July 7, 2021

Startup Gippsland launches brand new program to support later-stage founders and entrepreneurs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wed 7/7/2021   Following on from the success of the Tech Startup Skills program, Startup Gippsland is announcing the launch of a brand new program, to be delivered in the later half of 2021. This program, the Scale Up Accelerator, will support 15 entrepreneurs through the more advanced stages of…

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Gippslandia Issue #19 – Gippsland, a startup paradise

By Zoe Hyde | June 30, 2021

Take a look at the latest issue of Gippsland, and read our article “Gippsland, a startup paradise”.   A big thank you goes to the team at Gippslandia, for helping us to raise awareness of the potential that exists for our growing startup community. We explored why entrepreneurship is becoming more popular in regional areas, and the support that is available to local founders through…

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Elena Kelareva speaking at Ockham's Razor live event

The opportunities that exist for regional startups – Ockham’s Razor podcast live event

By Zoe Hyde | May 21, 2021

The opportunities that exist for regional startups – Ockham’s Razor podcast live event   On Wednesday 19th July, 2021, Dr. Elena Kelareva was invited to speak live for ABC National Radio’s podcast, Ockham’s Razor.  The event was hosted by the ABC’s own, Natasha Mitchell, and seven other inspiring individuals spoke throughout the night.  Elena, Startup Gippsland’s founder, discussed new opportunities that exist for startups in…

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Media Release: Startup Gippsland launches its new Tech Startup Skills program

By Zoe Hyde | April 26, 2021

Startup Gippsland launches its new Tech Startup Skills program, which will support 17 local entrepreneurs to develop their business ideas FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wed 21/4/2021   On Friday 16th April, Startup Gippsland officially launched their new program, the Tech Startup Skills Incubator. From all across Gippsland, program participants, mentors and alumni, councillors, and community members came together at the Herd Coworking space in Warragul to…

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Dr. Elena Kelareva wins Pause Award’s 2020 Super Connector Award

By Startup Gippsland | February 10, 2021

We’re very pleased to announce that, in recognition of her tireless efforts to improve regional innovation and the access to support and resources for entrepreneurs, Dr. Elena Kelareva has been awarded the Super Connector Award, as part of the 2020 Pause Awards by Pause Fest.  Now in its third year, Elena has built Startup Gippsland into one of the biggest regional startup programs in Australia.…

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Media Release: Startup Gippsland announces 2020 Incubator Program award winners

By Aldona Kmieć | December 1, 2020

Startup Gippsland announces 2020 Incubator Program award winners FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tue 2020/12/01 High Res Images Pack   On 27 November, twelve businesses from across all six Gippsland local government areas came together at the  Startup Gippsland 2020 Incubator Pitch Final, competing for a share of $8,000 in prizes, sponsored by Regional Development Australia, Telstra, AKQA, and Commonwealth Bank Australia. In addition, AKQA provided one…

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Gippsland Media Release 2020 Incubator Program Finale and Pitch Night Announcement, featuring Rotten Tomatoes Founder Patrick Lee

Media Release: 2020 Incubator Program Finale and Pitch Night Announcement, featuring Rotten Tomatoes Founder Patrick Lee

By Startup Gippsland | November 5, 2020

Startup Gippsland 2020 Incubator Program Finale and Pitch Night Announcement, featuring Rotten Tomatoes Founder Patrick Lee FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wed 2020/11/05 High Res Images Pack   On 27 November, twelve of the best and brightest business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs from across Gippsland will compete for cash prizes in the Startup Gippsland 2020 Incubator Pitch Final. Now in its second year, the Startup Gippsland 2020…

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Media Release: 2020 Participants & Program Commencement

By Startup Gippsland | September 2, 2020

Startup Gippsland announces 2020 Incubator participants, creating growth opportunities for 59 local businesses.  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wed 2020/09/02 High Res Images Pack   Now in its second year, the Startup Gippsland Incubator program has innovated to deliver much-needed support to businesses and entrepreneurs across Gippsland, as the region works to recover from the ravages of the most recent bushfire season, and even as the state…

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Startup gippsland alumni emily scholes makes breakthrough with covid19

Startup Gippsland Alumni Creates COVID-19 Testing in Wastewater

By Natasha Wright | July 10, 2020

Emily Scholes, Founder and Chief Scientist of Enviro MicroBio and Startup Gippsland alumni, has found a way to test COVID19 in wastewater! With ample experience in water and wastewater testing and management, and a background in membrane science, Emily identified a need to provide COVID-19 testing services for large-scale businesses and industry bodies. After reading of the success in wastewater testing in the Netherlands, and…

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Startup Gippsland Fee Waived

$1000 participant co-contribution waived

By Aldona Kmieć | April 21, 2020

Your business is worth it! At Startup Gippsland, we understand that financial support is very important right now. We are therefore, very excited to share that the usual $1000 participant co-contribution will be waived for this year’s 2020 Incubator Program. This means that the program will be run at 100% no cost to participants. If you or someone you know, dreams big, we encourage you…

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Media Release: Innovation during Crisis: Fighting Adversity with Startups

By Aldona Kmieć | April 1, 2020

Innovation during Crisis: Fighting Adversity with Startups FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday 2020/04/01   Innovation during Crisis: Fighting Adversity with Startups Startup Gippsland Alumni are responding to the impacts of the Coronavirus with innovation in their businesses. With job lay-offs, self-isolation, school closures and remote working thrown into the mix, good ideas are needed more than ever. Startup Gippsland seeks leaders to take their emerging business…

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COVID-19 Update

By Aldona Kmieć | March 17, 2020

COVID-19 Update COVID-19 Update As with other organisations, we are monitoring the circumstances regarding the spread of COVID-19 to ensure that we are best placed to navigate what is going to be a tumultuous year. Our priority at Startup Gippsland is the health and safety of all of our community. We’re also determined to keep the program running, since we believe that growing scalable, innovative,…

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