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LaunchVic Round 2 funding announced

Thursday, 02 Feb 2017

Details from this article first appeared in a Media Release published on the Philip Dalidakis, Victorian Minister for Small Business, Innovation & Trade website. You can view the full article by clicking here.

On Tuesday 31 January, the Andrews Labor government announced a $4.9M boost for the Startup space in Victoria. This comes as the second round of funding from LaunchVic, a startup whose aim is to create jobs within Victoria and stretch innovation further than it’s been before.

Minister for Small Business Innovation and Trade Philip Dalidakis, LaunchVic Chair Ahmed Fahour and CEO Dr Kate Cornick advised that the Round 2 funding is set to cover a number of new projects that will increase the scale, accessibility and diversity of Victoria’s startup sector across health, education and technology.

“LaunchVic is supporting new opportunities to boost Victoria’s reputation as a global destination for startups. We are excited to unveil even more ground-breaking projects in the coming weeks, which will highlight the growing international attention that Victoria is the place to be to grow future business.” – LaunchVic CEO Dr Kate Cornick