Australia’s startup ecosystem is booming and universities are jumping in


There’s just too many people signing up. I’m worried I won’t be able to take on more customers,” professed the young startup founder at a recent mentor meeting. “You see, this is a good problem to have!” the mentor proclaimed.

In less than 10 years Australia’s technology startup sector has gone from very little activity to an explosion of people and investment — the ecosystem Down Under is now one of the fastest-growing startup sectors globally.

If you don’t live in Australia it’s hard to describe how different it is today compared with even five years ago (and how quick we are to take it for granted).

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