Archive for March, 2012

Launch media release

Ignition Labs, Australia’s first clean technology accelerator has been launched by a group of startup founders and industry experts. The aim of the accelerator is to help early stage businesses secure initial customers and capital investment. Launched by ATP Innovations, Ignition Labs with join 50 technology businesses and their 300 staff inside the incubator in […]

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$200 million Renewable Energy Fund open for investments

Southern Cross Venture Partners have announced that the new Southern Cross Renewable Energy Fund is now open for business.  Led by Mark Bonner of Soutern Cross and co-funded by the federal government to the tune of $100m, the fund is Australia’s largest venture capital fund dedicated to clean energy.  Read all about it at Ecogeneration.

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We have ignition – Ignition Labs launches

We have ignition!  Australia’s first seed accelerator for clean technology businesses launches today and applications for the program are now being accepted. Are you the next big thing in cleantech?  Ignition Labs is currently seeking expressions of interest from rapid growth, clean and green technology based  businesses.  Are you a business that enhances the use […]

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Bill Gates: “We need crazy energy entrepreneurs”

We need “energy miracles,” or break through innovation, in at least five areas, and in each of these areas “we need at least two hundred crazy people who think their idea alone can solve this,” said Bill Gates at the Wall Street Journal’s Eco:nomics conference on last week. In a 30-minute interview on the second […]

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Ignition Labs Seed Accelerator Launches Soon!

Ignition Labs is due to launch soon! The accelerator will focus on a subset of lean infrastructure technologies within the clean technology sector. They are likely to be enabling technologies that are software based or low-cost hardware rather than infrastructure intensive solar panels, windfarms or wave energy machines. The need  for  businesses to reach a […]

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Eric Ries, godfather of lean start-ups to launch event at Australian Technology Park

Ignition Labs is please to have one of its founding mentors, Andrew Stead, join Eric Ries on a discussion panel at a Lean Cloud event at the Australian Technology Park on April 3rd.   A supporter of Ignition Labs, Amazon Web Services (AWS) is launching a dedicated program that aims to provide mentoring and training […]

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