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City of Entrepreneurs: Case Study Launch

How does South Australia and Adelaide, as a City of Entrepreneurs, function as an entrepreneurial ecosystem?
This is the research question that prompted the South Australian Department of State Development to sponsor research (with our thanks) to better understand the entrepreneur’s role and contribution towards economic development. In conjunction with a comprehensive report detailing the voice […]

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Gunter Pauli: Public Lecture and Book Launch

Gunter Pauli has been described as “The Steve Jobs of Sustainability” (Huffington Post, September 2014). Join the Belgian entrepreneur, best-selling author and key speaker at Tesla World 2015, as he demonstrates how his ‘Blue Economy’ model can be applied across any industry sector to build an entrepreneurial ecosystem which nurtures innovation, the economy and the […]

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Entrepreneurs Week: Oh what a month!

July saw the 3rd South Australian Entrepreneurs Week take place, launched on the 3rd July, 2017. But it didn’t stop there and events were taking place before and after the week that just shows how much can be fit into seven days.
The ECIC held two events as part of Entrepreneurs Week with Accelerating Entrepreneurship Adelaide […]

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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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