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New accelerators will boost startups and scaleups in Victoria

More than 170 Victorian startups will benefit from a $13.45 million investment by the Victorian State Government to establish three world-class accelerators in Victoria.

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History creates Melbourne's home for innovation

An historic 111 year old goods shed has become home to Melbourne's new Innovation Hub

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Fintech innovator makes Melbourne its APAC HQ

More than 10,000 bankers worldwide use Silicon Valley innovator Nomis’ cutting-edge approach to big data, personalised customer solutions and market analysis.

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La Trobe University is on Falcon 9 to the International Space Station

A partnership between La Trobe University and the German Aerospace Agency has developed an advanced high-resolution camera which will more accurately monitor the earth's ecosystem. That camera is now on its way to the International Space Station on Space X's Falcon 9 rocket.

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Victoria welcomes Google to Melbourne

One of the world’s biggest and most recognisable companies, Google, officially opened its Melbourne office today – the latest in a raft of leading tech businesses to establish a major presence in Victoria.

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Airwallex closes Series B fundraising with US$80m

International payments company Airwallex today announced the successful completion of its Series B fundraising. The company has now secured US$80 million from venture capital investment, taking their total fundraising to US$102 million.

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Niometrics selects Melbourne for its ANZ HQ and R&D Hub

Niometrics’ ANZ HQ will serve Australian clients, and the R&D Hub is designed to strengthen Niometrics’ focus on design strategy, data visualisation techniques, advanced analytics and privacy engineering and will augment the company’s strategy in harnessing global experts for technology innovation and invention.

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Victoria to benefit greatly from BAE Systems’ delivery of 9 SEA 5000 Future Frigates.

A $35bn contract to design, build and support nine new frigates for the Royal Australian Navy will provide Victoria with a windfall of opportunity.

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Victoria set to lead Australia on medicinal cannabis

A $16 million investment is helping position Victoria as the country’s main hub for medicinal cannabis.

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The world's largest sports retailer to open in Melbourne

The world’s biggest sports retailer, and French brand Decathlon, is bringing its megastores to Melbourne.

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Will Victoria be home to Australia's space agency?

Victorian Lead Scientist Dr Amanda Caples, Associate Professor Alan Duffy at Swinburne University of Technology and the Victorian Government recently launched the state’s bid for Australia’s space agency.

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Square adds development team to Australian headquarters

Global financial technology leader, Square, opened its Melbourne-based Australian headquarters in 2016 and is now increasing its presence here with a new development capability.

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