At the University of Technology Sydney, we see technology and entrepreneurship as Australia’s future. We’re fostering the next generation of entrepreneurs who will transform our economy and secure our global position.
Sydney’s financial industry accounts for 9% of national GDP, larger than Hong Kong and Singapore. Brighte, an interest-free home improvement platform, raised $29 million in Series B venture funding in 2018. Lendi, a home loan matching platform, raised $40 million from ANZ in 2019.
Sydney-based Smart Sparrow, an online learning design platform, raised $11.5 million in Series C funding in 2018. OpenLearning, a social-learning platform, raised $6.4 million of venture funding in 2018.
Why you should invest in Sydney
Reasons to move your startup to Sydney
Sydney offers a tax incentive refund of 43.5% for R&D costs.
The Minimum Viable Product Grant matches up to 50% of total development costs. Accelerating Commercialisation grants cap at $1 million and Building Partnerships grants help revenue-generating SMEs scale through acquisitions.
Partners & Members
University of Technology Sydney and in partnership with StartupAUS
UTS has a bold vision to be a world-leading university of technology. We're known for our industry focus, practice-based teaching and learning, real world research and our location. With state-of-the-art campuses and facilities, we’re preparing students to become global thinkers, leaders and innovators.
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