Australian tech accelerator to kickstart disability-focused startups
March 31, 2016 - Uncategorized
A new Australian startup accelerator aims to get smart, accessible technology in the hands of people who truly need it.
Following in the footsteps of well-known accelerators such as California’s Y-Combinator that foster young talent but with a twist, Remarkable Accelerator will host a 16-week program for startups focused on building technology that can assist people with disabilities.
In the first class, which begins Apr. 6, five to six startups will receive a seed grant of A$20,000 (US$15,306) to help them create worthwhile technology, Remarkable founder Peter Horsley told Mashable Australia. Read more…