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Monthly Archives: August 2011

ZEN eChallenge Venture Showcase – Viewsoft Wins Best Presentation

Congratulations to team Viewsoft on winning the Best Presentation prize at the 2011 ZEN eChallenge Venture Showcase held in the University of Adelaide’s six star Green Star Innova21 Building on August 11.
Stay tuned for photos of the event.

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LEAPIN Opening Doors: Smartphone room check-in a top 2011 travel trend

Smartphone room check-in was recently voted a top emerging travel trend for 2011 in a survey by Corporate Traveller, part of  the Flight Centre Limited group of businesses. Ahead of the game, ZEN eChallenge alumni LEAPIN have just launched a trial of Australia’s first smartphone room check-in system in a Gold Coast resort.
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2011 ZEN eChallenge Prize Pool Over 70K!

Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors,  patrons and donors the total prize pool for the 2011 ZEN eChallenge is a whopping $71,634, one of the highest prize pools in the competition’s 9 year history. Prizes include cash, professional consulting and coaching services, scholarships and donor products, like the ever delicious Haigh’s Chocolates.
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Festivals: Relevant to entrepreneurship?

Entrepreneurship reflections from the UK. From early June through until late August the ECIC Academic Director for post graduate Innovation and Entrepreneurship programs, Allan O’Connor, will be on study leave. During his time away (mainly at the University of Edinburgh, UK), he will from time to time post observations, challenges, new insights and reflections encountered […]

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Social Enterprise Investment Development and Investment Funds (SEDIF)

The Hon Kate Ellis MP, Minister for Employment Participation and Child Care, has announced the successful Social Enterprise Investment Development and Investment Funds (SEDIF) fund managers, Foresters Community Finance and Social Enterprise Finance Australia (SEFA). Foresters Community has been awarded $6 million in seed funding to establish two funds to support social enterprises. The Government’s funding […]

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ECIC’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Programs Join the Ranks of the World’s Leading Business Programs

The ECIC’s Master of Applied Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship have been awarded a five-year accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, based in the United States.
Founded in 1916, AACSB is the global accrediting body for business schools that offer programs in business and accounting. AACSB […]

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Student Entrepreneurship: A key to revitalising manufacturing

During 2011, Prof Göran Roos, has been Adelaide’s Thinker in Residence turning his mind to the challenges in the manufacturing sector for South Australia. Professor Roos is a recognised world expert in innovation management and strategy and serves as Honorary Professor at Warwick Business School in the UK. He is founder of Intellectual Capital Services Ltd., […]

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Linking the threads

Entrepreneurship reflections from the UK. From early June through until late August the ECIC Academic Director for post graduate Innovation and Entrepreneurship programs, Allan O’Connor, will be on study leave. During his time away (mainly at the University of Edinburgh, UK), he will from time to time post observations, challenges, new insights and reflections encountered […]

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From eChallenge to Global Stage: LEAPIN Has the Golden Ticket

Like Charlie in the Chocolate Factory is how ZEN eChallenge alumni & LEAPIN CEO Steve Dunn describes his experience of meeting 650 IP Patent and Trademark attorneys and technology experts at the 2011 Licensing Executives Society International (LESI) Conference in London.
“I won my golden ticket to the conference through the LES Foundation’s Global Business Plan […]

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