Ideapod’s Submission for the 2030 Strategic Plan for the Australian Innovation, Science and Research System

Ideapod’s Submission for the 2030 Strategic Plan for the Australian Innovation, Science and Research System

1. Executive Summary Australian-founded tech start-up Ideapod welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the development of Australia’s 2030 Innovation Strategy (Strategy). We envisage the Strategy will guide government’s investment in the System[1], and help Australia transition from an economy heavily reliant on resources, domestic business and primary industries to an economy fuelled by ideas, the […]

Elon Musk’s business empire is fueled by $4.9 billion in government subsidies. Are his businesses self-sustainable?

Elon Musk’s business empire is fueled by $4.9 billion in government subsidies. Are his businesses self-sustainable?

Los Angeles based entrepreneur Elon Musk has created a multi-billion dollar fortune running companies that make electric cars, sell solar panels and launch rockets into space. And these companies have been built with the help of billions of dollars in government subsidies. According to data compiled by The Times, Tesla Motors Inc., SolarCity Corp and […]