The Hon Dr Mike Kelly AM, MP addresses the Startup Camp
The Hon Dr Mike Kelly AM, MP addressed the Startup Camp on the subject of innovation and entrepreneurship.
Minister Kelly used Israel as a model for a entrepreneurial and innovative culture, having the greatest proportion of entrepreneurs in the world, and with a country that is smaller than the area of Eden Monaro, the region around Merimbula.
Minister Kelly went ono to describe the Venture Australia initiative of the Federal Government, increasing the venture capital available for investing in Australian businesses. He spoke about the NBN and the benefits this will bring all Australians.
The presentation concluded with minister Kelly describing his belief that we in Australia need to develop a stronger culture of innovation, contestability and disputation; a culture of challenging the status quo.