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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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AmCham and Adelaide Business School – ChangeMaker series – 22 June

As part of the University of Adelaide Business School’s partnership with AmCham we are thrilled to announce the next installment of the ChangeMaker series. Professor Noel Lindsay Director of ECIC and Pro Vice-Chancellor (Entrepreneurship) will share his knowledge on innovation, and key tips for taking an idea and turning it into a successful […]

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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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Applications Now Open – Study Tour in South Africa

Join us on a two week intensive study tour to South Africa which will take you to the country with the largest wealth gap in the world, where entrepreneurship and innovation are important to help communities survive and thrive.
Open to all University of Adelaide students, you will journey to Johannesburg to meet young and aspiring […]

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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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Call for Papers – Special Issue of Small Business Economics: An Entrepreneurship Journal (Entrepreneurial Ecosystems)

The ECIC’s Dr Allan O’Connor has been appointed as a guest editor to a special issue of Small Business Economics Journal which will focus on Entrepreneurial Ecosystems. This line of research complements the recently launched Australian Cluster Observatory  to strengthen the ECIC’s research focus on the strategic innovation of place.
A call for papers  for this […]

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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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