On 4 October 2013, Adelaide is playing host to the SouthStart, Startup Business Conference and Expo, as a part of what’s known as the ‘Start up Spring Festival’ – a 3 week Australia wide an event aimed at celebrating and promoting the tech startup community in Australia.
Held at the Adelaide Festival Centre, the expo will [...]

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The Australian eChallenge Venture Showcase was held on Wednesday 28th of August in Bonython Hall. The stunning hall had a festive air with the band JC Jazz playing and the 28 semi-finalist teams eager for questions and comments as they showcased their concepts.
The teams reported that the feedback they received helped crystallise their ideas and [...]

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Noel Lindsay, ECIC Director, has been involved in a national project exploring the use of technology to assist young people with disabilities to enter the workforce.
Lead by the University of South Australia’s Associate Professor Denise Wood, the Digital Enterprise: Pathways to Education and Employment for Young People with Disabilities project has received major funding from the Department [...]

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Congratulations to ECIC graduate Stephanie Newell who has been invited to join the Golden Key International Honour Society.
The Society recognises the top 15% of graduating university students, and the invitation is a testament to Stephanie’s talent and hard work.
Stephanie says:
“The Graduate Certificate in Innovation and Entrepreneurship gave me the opportunity to study, work with and [...]

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Do you live in Adelaide? The University of Adelaide and the Adelaide City Council invites you (or a representative from your community) to participate in a 90 minute discussion to define what ‘community‘ means to you. The study will investigate Adelaide’s community networks, resources and complexities.
The information gathered during the study will contribute to a research project [...]

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Congratulations to Charlie Hargroves on winning the James McWha Award of Excellence.
This award has been named in honour of Professor James McWha AO, Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Adelaide 2002 – 2012, in recognition of his significant contribution to the advancement of the alumni relations program during his leadership. It recognises outstanding alumni [...]

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The University of Adelaide and the ECIC are proud to sponsor Startup Weekend Adelaide on Friday 12 to Sunday 14 July.
Hosted in the University’s Hub Central, Startup Weekend Adelaide is a 54-hour event designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs.
Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through brainstorming, business plan development, [...]

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David Griggs, eChallenge workshop presenter and Managing Director of the Speakers Studio, is running a professional workshop on pitching and presenting skills on Wed 19 June.
David, a successful speaker, speaking coach and business pitch consultant, has a wealth of expertise which he kindly shares with eChallenge contestants. In 2007 David was recognized for his work and [...]

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Are you a budding entrepreneur with an exciting idea for a new venture? South Australia’s premier student business planning competition, the Entrepreneurs’ Challenge (eChallenge), kicks off on Thursday 18 April 2013.
As well as being in the running to win awesome prizes provided by our generous sponsors, you’ll also experience what it’s like to launch a start-up [...]

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Foresight & Social Change and Business & Carbon Management lecturer, Dr. Kristin Alford, has an article in The Conversation addressing the complex issue of creating pathways towards a future of environmental sustainability and social equality in Australia.
Kristen’s article comes as a response to the recent publication Negotiating our future: Living scenarios for Australia to 2050, [...]

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