Slingshot, an incubator in Newcastle, Australia, is working with the Newcastle University to make the Australian coal town an attractive destination for start-ups.

The incubator, founded in 2012 to fill a gap in the accelerator market in the area, announced its second intake of start-ups, which include potential firms led by Newcastle students. Its third intake is due to coincide with Newcastle students’ summer holidays.

Participants in the incubator are eligible to seed funding from an AU$10m early-stage venture fund…

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