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Fight the good fight: Tackling cybersecurity

Cyberattacks are now costing businesses around $500 billion per year, according to the Australian Computer Society. Cybercrime is prolific, with online fraud overtaking the commerce of Google and Facebook. The threat is very real, not only for individuals but for organisations and governments too.
This is why the eChallenge is launching its inaugural Cybersecurity stream. Kicking […]

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Tech eChallenge gets woolly

The Tech eChallenge headed to the farm this year with a new stream – Wool Innovation, run in conjunction Australian Wool Innovation (AWI).
Twelve teams took up the task, including five teams from Charles Sturt University. Between them, they unearthed novel solutions for industry-specific problems using apps, satellite imaging, high resolution cameras and infrared sensors. Experts […]

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Hey Day Butter: Making hay while the sun shines

Australian eChallenge alumni Heather Day faced off with the Shark Tank judges and walked away with a $50,000 deal for her luxe, flavoured butters. Naomi Simson, RedBalloon founder, saw the potential for Hey Day Butter and competed with fellow judge Steve Baxter for equity in Heather’s business.
Heather, also a former MasterChef contestant, clearly has a […]

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The whisper becomes a shout

Our 2016 Australian eChallenge winner, Life Whisperer, just collected yet another accolade. The AIIA awards recognises progress and development in the area of ICT and rewards those at the cutting edge of innovation. Life Whisperer collected both the Start-up of the Year and the Big Data/Machine Learning Innovation of the Year and will represent SA […]

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Global problems – innovative global solutions

Winners of this year’s University of Adelaide Australian eChallenge France proved that the competition is a springboard for innovative problem-solving and tackling current real world problems.
The competition is not only an avenue for launching new businesses, it’s also an opportunity for tertiary students to develop global awareness and citizenship, which is a critical asset in […]

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The venture is just beginning!

After months of hard work, knock-backs and eureka moments, over 80 teams participating in the ECIC’s eChallenge finally had their moment to shine. The Venture Showcase, held at the Adelaide Convention Centre in September, was their opportunity to pitch their innovative idea or product to the general public and really get a feel for their […]

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Announcing the winners of the Australian eChallenge France

The  Australian eChallenge event was held outside of Australia for the first time in France this year, with the finals of the Australian eChallenge France being staged at the Australian Embassy in Paris on Thursday 26 May 2016.
Student teams represented their home universities and business schools from Châlons-en-Champagne, Lyon, Nice, Paris, Strasbourg and Troyes. In […]

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Watch a video from Seer Insights – Tech eChallenge winners!

To showcase the winning idea from inaugural Tech eChallenge winners Seer Insights, program partner Microsoft have produced a short video.
You can watch the video here.
We look forward to following the guys journey and hearing how they fare over in the US later this year!
For more information on the Tech eChallenge please visit the website.

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Do You Have a Great Business Idea or Invention?

The Australian eChallenge is kicking off again for 2015!
Enter for your chance to win a share of cash and prizes totaling over $60,000. You’ll receive professional advice from industry heavyweights to help turn your brilliant idea into a business success.
Come along to our first session and make your ideas fly:
When:  Thursday 30th July, 5.30-7pm
Where: Ligertwood […]

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Tech eChallenge Winners Announced

The winners of the inaugural Tech eChallenge have been announced with Seer Insights taking out the prize for their new software system aimed at saving the wine industry millions of dollars each year.
The team has developed the GrapeBrain software system, which they hope will improve the efficiency of production in viticulture. GrapeBrain could also be […]

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