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Keep abreast of all the happenings at muru-D HQ. 

Press Release: RCL/muru-D Accelerator program announces cohort #2! Press Release: RCL/muru-D Accelerator program announces cohort #2!

A former Ironman triathlete, amateur astronomer, budding pilot and ex-NRL player are among the founders of seven startups accepted into the River City Labs Accelerator Program, powered by Telstra’s muru-D.

muru-D Singapore appoints new entrepreneur in residence muru-D Singapore appoints new entrepreneur in residence

Telstra-backed startup accelerator muru-D has appointed Craig Dixon as their new Entrepreneur in Residence in Singapore to guide its next cohort of startups from around Southeast Asia.

Australia and Indonesia collaborate on startup acceleration

On 23 May, the Australian Ambassador to Indonesia, H.E. Paul Grigson, hosted a reception focused on enhancing start up acceleration and innovation links between Indonesia and Australia. Austrade, the Australian Government’s Trade and Investment promotion agency, is collaborating with technology companies Telkomtelstra and muru-D to highlight opportunities for Indonesian entrepreneurs and start-ups to collaborate and innovate with Australian partners.

muru-D Singapore’s first cohort leapfrogs fundraising expectations before demo night

Telstra-backed startup accelerator muru-D today showcased its inaugural class of Singapore startups at its first demo day with nine high-growth businesses across healthcare, consumer applications, financial services, law, mobile payments and advertising on show.

muru-D partners with Israeli accelerator The Junction

We’re thrilled to be working with the Tel Aviv-based accelerator program, The Junction. The partnership will connect our Australia and Singapore-based startups with mentors and advisors from the all-important Israeli startup ecosystem.

River City Labs and muru-D lay another $100,000 on the table for accelerator teams

Co-working community and startup hub, River City Labs announced at last night’s Demo Day for the inaugural, muru-D powered River City Labs Accelerator that the five participating teams will be eligible for a three-month extension program alongside a further $20,000 cash injection .

Telstra heads into space with muru-D #SYD3

SYDNEY, 8 December 2015 – Aquatic drones that inspect underwater assets and a technology ride-sharing service to space aboard nano-satellites, are two of the latest startups to be accepted into the Telstra-backed startup accelerator, muru-D.

Telstra calls for next generation of startups for muru-D

Telstra backed startup accelerator, muru-D, is calling for applications from technology entrepreneurs pursuing digital business ideas for the third round of its Sydney-based program.

River City Labs and muru-D introduce Class #1

Startup hub & coworking community, River City Labs, and global startup accelerator, muru-D, today unveiled the five tech startups that make up Class #1 of the inaugural ‘River City Labs Accelerator’ program.

Telstra names muru-D Singapore class #1 Telstra names muru-D Singapore class #1

Telstra-backed startup accelerator muru-D announced its inaugural class #1 Singapore, which attracted applications from 15 countries, including Chile and Russia.

River City Labs & muru-D announce partnership to launch River City Labs Accelerator River City Labs & muru-D announce partnership to launch River City Labs Accelerator

Startup hub and coworking community River City Labs has today announced a trial partnership with muru-D, the global startup accelerator backed by Telstra, to deliver the inaugural ‘River City Labs Accelerator’ program.

Press Release: Trans-Tasman partnership for start-ups Press Release: Trans-Tasman partnership for start-ups

Australian start up accelerator muru-D and New Zealand business growth hub, The Icehouse have announced a partnership that will extend the reach of the start-ups involved on both sides of the Tasman.

Press release: Telstra introduces muru-D class #2

Custom surfboards using 3D modelling, a social platform for travel experiences and a digital marketplace for freight transporters are just a few of the innovative ideas that have been selected to enter the second round of muru-D.

$40,000 up for grabs as Telstra's muru-D opens its doors to fresh batch of start-ups

Last year's inaugural intake of start-ups at Telstra-backed accelerator muru-D is about to graduate -- and the program is now open to a fresh round of applicants.

The six-month muru-D program, launched in February last year, supported nine Australian early-stage digital businesses with seed capital, training, mentorship, a custom-built workspace and access to Telstra's extensive network.

Press release: Early stage startups secure fresh investment through muru-D

Eight out of the nine startups in muru-D’s inaugural accelerator program have a clear path for funding thanks to an injection of initial seed capital, training and mentoring from the Telstra-backed muru-D accelerator program.

Press release: muru-D startups receive investment with SYD Ventures

Telstra’s startup accelerator program muru-D and SYD Ventures today announced that three of the startups participating in the inaugural program have secured an initial investment from SYD Ventures.

LA opens up the rolodex for Aussie muru-D accelerator startups

Nine startups from the muru-D accelerator have returned from a trip to the United States where they were pursued heavily by a number of groups in Los Angeles to use the city as their gateway to the US market, according to muru-D startup head coach Mick Liubinskas.

muru-D launch a great success

The launch of muru-D was an amazing event – over 150 entrepreneurs, investors & tech press came along to help us mark the occasion. Here’s the video...

Press release: Telstra accelerates vision for local innovation

Local innovators and entrepreneurs will benefit from a new Telstra sponsored start-up accelerator program, muru-D .

muru-D will foster local technology innovation, by identifying and supporting start-ups to develop their products and services.

Past events

RCL Accelerator BNE3 Info Night River City Labs, Fortitude Valley, QLD
How Aussie tech businesses should think about Silicon Valley Telstra Labs, Gurrowa, Melbourne, VIC
Trainwreck Tuesday #3 muru-D, Sydney, NSW