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The number of startups in Australia has fallen for the first time in 5 years

The number of early-stage startups in Australia has fallen for the first time in five years. According to the annual Startup Muster report, released yesterday, 12.5% fewer startups were active in 2018 than in 2017. “This is an incredibly surprising result,” said Startup Muster Chair, Murray Hurps, adding “and a […]
The number of startups in Australia has fallen for the first time in 5 years
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Everything you need to know about the Australian startup community right now

Startup Muster has released its fourth annual report which takes a deep dive into the Australian startup sector. Designed to identify the challenges and opportunities that startups face, as well as the contribution they make to the economy, the report breaks down a number of aspects concerning founders including skills, […]
Everything you need to know about the Australian startup community right now
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The Australian startup sector could be heading for a whole lot of hurt

The Australian startup sector is propped up by multiculturalism. According to Startup Muster’s annual report, 35.7% of founders in the sector were not born in Australia. Along with that, 16% of the nation’s startup companies have employed a foreigner on a work visa, with the majority (7.9%) of those on […]
The Australian startup sector could be heading for a whole lot of hurt
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The Mark Zuckerberg myth: Most startup founders are not uni dropouts

More than four in five startup founders in Australia are university graduates, smashing the romantic stereotypes of Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates making their dreams come true after dropping out of tertiary education. The figure comes from a new report jointly authored by Startup Muster and Universities Australia called “Startup […]
The Mark Zuckerberg myth: Most startup founders are not uni dropouts
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Here’s what you need to know about Australia’s startup scene

2016 was another record year for Australia startups. With the support from the $1.1 billion National Innovation and Science Agenda from the Turnbull government, new tax incentives for early stage investors, the launch of the Incubator Support initiative, and the creation of landing pads in San Francisco, Shanghai, Singapore, Tel […]
Here’s what you need to know about Australia’s startup scene