Keep up to date with Australian eChallenge in the media, find out what’s happening with past teams and track their success.
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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Park Smart with eSMART21
eSMART21 is an Adelaide technology consultancy company that provides innovative, cutting-edge hardware and software solutions. eSMART21 began in April 2010 through its participation in the Entrepreneurs’ Challenge (now the ZEN eChallenge), and is currently tenanted at the University’s Thebarton Business Incubator (ThIncLab).
The ECIC is very pleased to hear that eSMART21 has recently embarked on a three month trial […]
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ECIC Student in Global Startup Battle
Congrats to Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship student Liam Darmody, who was part of the winning team at Startup Weekend Adelaide.
Liam and his team DataMunch are now competing in the Global Startup Battle. Please show your support for this great SA startup by voting. You can vote once per day over the next 7 days.
DataMunch have […]
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ECIC Student is SA’s Young Australian of the Year!
The ECIC takes great pride and pleasure in Vanessa Picker’s well deserved accolade of South Australia’s Young Australian of the Year. Vanessa is completing a Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship and participated in the 2012 ZEN eChallenge.
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eChallenge Team Wins Commercialisation Funding
2010 eChallenge team LEAPIN – Remote Access Control and Security Solutions have won Commercialisation Australia funding to the tune of $50,000 for their smart phone locking system — one of 23 inventions to receive an Australian Government grant from a total pool of $10 million.
On announcing the funding Innovation Minister, Senator Kim Carr, said: “We […]
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South Australian Biofuels: Driving the Way to a Cleaner Future
South Australian company develops portable technology to produce clean fuel, saving farmers and the environment future cost.
Since winning the University of Adelaide’s Entrepreneurs’ Challenge (now the ZEN eChallenge) in 2010, South Australian Biofuels have been busy finalising a working prototype, demonstrating their product at field days, working on a large farm trial and negotiating with […]
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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.
If you know anyone […]
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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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