Monthly Archives: July 2017

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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Cutting edge asset management

Curious about advancements in asset management? The Asset Management Council Adelaide Chapter will be hosting an event with three key presenters. Two of the presenters – Assoc Prof Indra Gunawan and current PhD student Mr Seyed Ashkan Zargham – are from the Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Innovation Centre (ECIC).
Assoc Prof Gunawan will discuss how the latest […]

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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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