Australia needs deeptech more than ever!

If our story is to be green, if it is to be sustainable, if it is to be equitable – we need game-changing tech companies. We need the research, the organisations that create and nurture these companies, the founders who lead them, the supporters that invest in...

Aussie deeptech companies celebrated at Tech23 2019!

We’re still buzzing from Australia’s national celebration of deeptech innovation that was held in Sydney last week on Wednesday 23 October! Companies from across the nation shared how they are tackling big challenges with quantum computing, next generation robots,...

Our future needs deeptech!

After eleven years of Tech23, people often ask what have we learnt over the years. The answer is lots! For example:  The importance of the national focus, rather than any particular state when it comes to propelling our best and brightest forward. Connections matter...

Australia’s future is deep!

Over ten years ago – when the GFC was looming and the Federal Government’s support for innovation was ‘under review’  – Tech23 was born. At the time, Cicada was the main game in town, Sydney Angels was just forming, and the University of Sydney’s Incubate and...

Memory lane – Culture Amp at Tech23

At the first ever Tech23 in 2009, ex-software developer Didier Elzinga – who until June of that year was CEO of Risingsun Pictures – presented an application that was being developed by Culture Amp to help companies manage their culture. “People...