Here in Australia, we are starting to slowly see the rise of ‘SAFE'. The SAFE Note was first created by Y Combinator in 2013.
In short, it is pretty much the same as a Convertible Note, but without the ‘debt’ element. SAFE Notes have risen to popularity, with tech start-ups in Silicon Valley using them frequently.
The Queensland Government has partnered with the Food Agility CRC to build a state-based portal on their national AgTech database - AgTech Finder. Ensure your products are listed in the directory and are tagged as Queensland-based.
Crossroads is an analysis of the state of startups in Australia, and an action plan for developing a world-leading tech startup ecosystem. In its previous iterations it has prompted action on both a state and federal level from the government, forged networks of like-minded people within Australia and united the vision of those in the startup space.