A Hong Kong based software company, which specialises in online analysis for startups, has opened new offices in Melbourne.

Oddup provides investors with an assessment of the potential success of a startup and with its proprietary Oddup Score, helps investors with a buy, hold and sell view of the startup it rates.

The company has called on governments in Australia to offer further tax incentives to shift the local investment focus from property to technology to enable tech talent to transfer from big corporates into startups.

Melbourne is the world's most liveable city six times over, has a vibrant and emerging startup ecosystem, and is known for its our creative excellence and high performing education system.

Victoria has all of the ingredients to become a global centre for startups that will provide the right environment for entrepreneurs to develop, incubate and grow early-stage innovative businesses.