SproutX nominated as agtech world leader, expands startup search to Asia

Australia’s leading agtech accelerator nominated in the Agfunder Innovation Awards and launches the Asia Pacific Agri-Food Organisation

Singapore, 29 January 2018 —  SproutX, Australia’s leading agtech accelerator has been recognised as a leader in agtech innovation, announcing its nomination in the Agfunder Innovation Awards as it sets its sights on Singapore, seeking local startups to fund while on an agtech delegation to Southeast Asian capital cities.

With more than 200 startups completing its programs and 11 teams receiving over $400,000 of early stage investment in 2017, SproutX has a target to double its investment portfolio into both traditional and new areas of cutting edge agriculture in 2018.

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Law firms financially resilient despite partner profit shedding

Average revenue per partner increased to $1.4m in FY17 while the earning gap between small and large firms continues to narrow.

Melbourne, AUSTRALIA — 23 January 2018 — A  study of Australian law firms has found most are financially resilient and adapting well to an increasingly competitive market. The seventh annual  ALPMA Crowe Horwath Financial Performance Benchmarking Study, developed by Crowe Horwath and Australasian Legal Practice Management Association (ALPMA), indicates law firm profitability remains strong despite increasing disruption.

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