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UNSW student Afonso Firmo hopes his startup company can make a major splash in the Australian fitness industry by turning smartphones into “digital personal trainers”. 

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To invest in start-ups or risky ventures there's a requirement that you be a "sophisticated investor". This discriminatory, arbitary distinction is holding us back, writes Jason Zein.

Gojek

Better knowledge about the local market helps Indonesia's ridesharing startup Gojek beat Silicon Valley tech company Uber, writes Nick Wailes.

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A program that will connect UNSW’s world-class researchers with young NSW innovators and businesses to develop their technologies for global markets has received $1 million in funding.

money magnet

UNSW has again topped the list of Australian universities with the most millionaire graduates, the latest global analysis shows.

GoFar

Open 24 hours, seven days a week, Sydney-based incubator Fishburners is helping to hatch the next generation of startup entrepreneurs, and many of the most committed are from UNSW.  

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Most girls are interested in entrepreneurship, they just don’t know where to start, say the organisers of the UNSW Female Entrepreneurship Initiative, a program offering support for women in the startup space.

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UNSW has launched an initiative to address the gender gap in entrepreneurship and encourage more female students into the technology-based startup economy.

Carl Cincinnato

Health is not something we appreciate until we lose it, says UNSW alumnus Carl Cincinnato, who has taken the leap into entrepreneurship with an online program to help reduce the frequency of migraines.

innovation investment

Using the tax system in an attempt to foster innovation may not be a sensible policy choice, writes Chris Evans.

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