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Startup Community

Competitions / Awards

Imagine Cup (Microsoft)

Peter Farrell Cup (UNSW), More (URL), iChallenge (high school), PitchFe$t

Entrepreneur Of The Year (E&Y)

AWS Start-Up Challenge (Amazon)

Enterprize Challenge (UQ)

John Heine Challenge (U Adelaide)

Pearcey Foundation Awards

Social Groups

NSW, SIFE (UNSW), ACES (UTS), Genesis Exchange (USyd), Head Over Heels, Alex Burriel, The 501, 3P (UTS), Silicon Beach, EntSoc (UNSW), ENYA (Enterprise Network For Young Australians)

VIC, Silicon Beach

National, TiE Con Australia, The Hive, TiE Sydney (The Indus Entrepreneurs), Young Entrepreneurs Meetup.com, Co-founder Speed Date

SA

Conferences

SydStart Conference

Sydney Startup Expo (UNSW)

The Entrepreneurial Chase

Tech 23

Entorage Entrepreneurs' UnConvention

TiECon Sydney

Incubators/Accellertors/co working

Victoria, Angel Cube (Melb), Andrew Birt, Adrian Stone, Nathan Sampimon, York Butter Factory, Stuart Richardson, BlueChilli, The Hub Co Working

Canberra, Canberra Tech Park (Canberra), Lighthouse innovation

National, Aus Clean Tech

Non AU Based (But recruiting from AU), Citrix startup accelerator, IBM SmartCamp, Smartcamp Sydney, IBM Global Entrepreneur

NSW, Sydney, See Also Blue Chili Map of Sydney Ecosystem, Start Rail Ecosystem Map, Co Working, Fishburners, Founders, Peter Cooper, Peter Davidson, Peter Bradd, Oxford Street Labs (City of Sydney), Manly Co-Working, StartNest, WeCo, Incubator (Traditional), ATP Innovations, Blue Chilli, Sebastian Eckersley-Maslin, Green Lane Digital, David Kowalski, Portfolio, Brand Screen, StartPad iAccelerate (Wollongong), UNSW Comp Sci VIS, Accellerator (Ycombinator like), StartMate, Mentors, Kim Chen (Co-Founder, Tjoos), Scott Farquhar (Co-Founder, Atlassian), Matt Dickinson (Founder Growth Angels , Co-Founder, iMega), Ian Gardiner (Co-Founder, VioCorp), PushStart (Sydney), PushStart Accellerator, Pollenizer, Phil Morle (Co-Founders, Pollenizer), Mick Liubinskas (Co-Founders, Pollenizer), Ignition Labs, Events, Sydney Startup Weekend, Advance 50 for the future, StartUp Camp Sydney, South East (Sapphire) Coast

Queensland, Brisbane, ilab (queensland), River City Labs (co Working), Stephen Baxter, Silicon Lakes, App Start Studios (incubator accellerator)

South Aust, Adelaide, ANZ innovyz start, Jana Matthews

Tech Funding

Venture Investors (Investing In Early Stage)

Startup Australia Ventures

AVCAL

Active with Funds, Carnegie Investments, One Ventures, Paul Kelly, Michelle Deaker, Anne-Marie Birkill, Starfish, Southern Cross, Bill Bartee, Gareth Dando, Southern Cross Renewable Energy Fund ($200m), Elevation Capital, Innovation Capital, Mike Quinn, Future Capital, Startive, Adventure Capital (Melb), Stuart Richardson, BlueChili, SquarePeg Ventures

Not active, end of life, Allen & Buckeridge, Future Capital Development Fund (FCDF), Netus, Allison Deas

Angel

AAAI ($6m per year), Sydney Angels, $10m Sidecar Fund, Proto Investment Partners, Vivian Stuart, Melbourne Angels

InnovationBay Dinners (Syd)

Individual Angels

Aurelius Digital Angel Dinners (Vic), Stuart Richardson

Blackbird Fund (AKA founders fund) - In formation, Niki Scevak

River Pitch (Brisbane)

Government / University

Commercialisation Australia ($60 M Per Year)

Uniseed

ANU (Canberra), ANU Connect Ventures, Discovery Translation Fund

NSW Government, Techvouchers($15k), Minimum Viable Product ($15k), Collaborative Solutions (up to $100k)

Corporate

Citrix Systems Angel Fund, Martin Dursma

Telstra (AVG)

Sing Tel (Optus) Innov8

See also: Andrew Steads Graphic

Crowdsourced

Note potential legality issues:http://www.startupcompanylawyer.com/2012/05/26/is-crowdfunding-legal/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+StartupCompanyLawyer+%28Startup+Company+Lawyer%29

Crowd Tilt

Kickstarter

Indiegogo

Pozible

Other

Enya Microenterprise Loan

Local Heroes / Success Stories

Atlassian

Mike Cannon-Brookes (Co-Founder, Atlassian)

Spreets

Dean McEvoy (Co-Founder, Spreets)

Freelancer

Matt Barrie

Lars Rasmussen

BigCommerce

2012 - raised cumulative 35m

OzSale

OzForex

Norton Rose List of Deals

Adrian Giles (Executive Chairman WebFirm, Founder Hitwise)

Press / Info Hubs

Anthill

Slattery

ipitch

ZDNet Australia

Experts/Consultants

Thomas Barlow (AU Miracle)

Ross Dawson

SMH

Asher Moses

George Wright - Smoke and Mirrors Blog

News.com

Ben Grubb

Knowledge@ASB (UNSW)

BRW

StartUpSmart

Edited by Oliver Milman

Oliver Milman

TechCrunch (US)

AU Industry Analysts

Telsyte

TechStart

Startup Australia

Shoe String

Digital Sydney

AU Government/Policy/Industry Bodies

Government

VIC Dept of Business and Innovation

AU The Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research (DIISR), Commercialisation Australia

NSW Dept of Trade and Investment, Australian Technology Showcase (ATS)

ACT Economic Development Directorate

Qld Dept of Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts

Industry

AIIA (Australian Information Industry Association)

Australian Centre for Broadband Innovation (ACBI – A CSIRO and NICTA initiative)

Institute for a Broadband-Enabled Society (IBES – Vic)

Information Technology Industry Innovation Council (fed)

Industry Councils

NSW Innovation and Productivity Council (NSW)

Foreign Connections

US Connections

500 Startups, Dave McClure

ANZA Technology Network

Austrade, Tony George

Silicon Valley, AU Entrepreneurs in the Valley, Bardia Housman (Business Catalyst), Ryan Junee, Ben Keighran (Bluepulse), Mick Johnson (GasBag), Andrew Lacy (Tapulous), DIISR Silicion Valley, NSW Government Business Office, San Francisco, Jason Seed, Startuphouse Incubator

Innovation "Experts"

Mark Dodgson (Univ Queensland)

Michael Vitale (Monash)

Companies with innovation managers

Fonterra (NZ)

Rio Tinto

Hargraves Institute

Jonathan West (Tasmania)

AU Corporate Environment

Companies doing tech R&D in AU

Citrix

CISRA (Canon) ($50m Budget)

Cochlear

IBM (700 People, $100m Budget)

Silverbrook (400 employees)

Google

NEC

Honeywell

SAP

Oracle

Red Hat

QT

RSA Security

UNISYS

Fujitsu

Silverbrook Research

EA (Electronic Arts)

Mincom

Atlassian

EM Solutions

GroundProbe

Early Technology Adopters

Suncorp

CBA

Telstra?

Training

Universities and associated

UNSW (incl AGSM), Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE), Martin Bliemel (Director), J. Peter Murmann, Linda Glave (Manager)

University of Queensland Business School, Mark Dodgson

Centre for Infustry and Innovation Studies (UWS), Oscar Hauptman

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Research Group (USyd), Richard Seymour

Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship Research (QUT), Per Davidsson

Centre for Entrepreneurial Managment and Innovation (UWA), Tim Mazzarol

Academic Conferences, ACERE (formerly AGSE) (AUS), WCRS (US), Babson (US)

Other (DIISR list)

Melbourne University, Melbourne Business School, David Austin

University of Technology Sydney (UTS), UTS Business School, Christine Burton, Executive Education, David Band

IP and TTO Industry Groups

Les Anz (IP)

Knowledge Commercialisation Australasia (Tech Transfer)

Autm (US Tech Transfer)

ATTP - Alliance of Tech Transfer Professionals

Education & Training (non-university)

MBE Education

Australian Technology Showcase

MEGA

NSW Enterprise Workshop

Sch. of PE Strat. & Ent.

Social Ent Sch.

CEO School

Founder Institute

Pollenizer Academy

General Assembly

Universities

University of Sydney, Internet Business Strategy Course

IP Creators

Universities

Melbourne Uni, Melbourne Ventures

James Cook (Townsville)

University of Sydney, Sydnovate, Next Technology

University Of Queensland

UTS (Universidty of Technology Sydney)

University of Tasmania

ANU, ANU Connect Ventures, Fiona Helms

UNSW, NewSouth Innovations (UNSW), Easy Access IP Program, Kevin Cullen (CEO), UNSW Computing

Technology transfer, Uniquest, UniSeed, Intellectual Ventures

University of Adelaid, Adelaide Research and Innovation (ARI), Robert Chalmers (Managing Director)

Govt Funded Labs

CSIRO, Karl Rodrigues

NICTA

CRCs

Resources

Service Providers

Mitchell Lake, Phaedon Stough (Managing Partner, MitchelLake), Innovation Bay

Delloite

Microsoft, BizSpark

Resources

Startmate Company Documents

CIE's simple business outline and financial model (incl valuations), mentor guidelines

Australian Techonolgy Showcase (ATS) resources page

Series Seed Documents

Services

Xero Accounting Software

Naming Right Solutions

Startup and Go

Freelancer

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