Media releases and news articles on Harley Paroulakis
CEO of Darwin Innovation Hub and the Paspalis Group of Companies.

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Casuarina Solar Car

Bright Minds and Solar Cars

The future is looking bright for Casuarina Senior College students, their work with solar cars is shining a light on innovation and a sustainable tomorrow! The Darwin Innovation Hub invited the students to visit us on Wednesday, 29th…
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Liandra Swim Opens The Australian Fashion Week’s Next Gen Runway

It has been a sensational Australian Fashion Week for Paspalis Innovation Investment Fund (PIIF) Investee Company Liandra Swim. Liandra Gaykamangu opened the AAFW Next Gen Runway show on Friday, 19th May 2023 with her fashion label, Liandra…

The snowball effect: NT fund grows success for 3D metal printing firm

After securing a significant investment from the Northern Territory’s Paspalis Innovation Investment Fund, things started to “snowball” for advanced manufacturing tech firm SPEE3D. In May 2019, the Paspalis fund – the first venture…
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Minister Ed Husic Visits PIIF Investee Companies In Darwin

On 27th April 2023, Minister Ed Husic together with Paspalis CEO, Harley Paroulakis and Luke Gosling MP went on a site visit to Paspalis Innovation Investment Fund investee companies in Darwin. The visit was a great showcase of the companies…

‘It unlocks momentum’: Northern Australia pitching contest returns

A pitching contest that has helped attract global companies to Northern Australia and “unlock the momentum” of a number of young tech companies is returning in July. Croc Pitch, now in its fifth year, is sponsored by Paspalis Innovation…
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What do we look for in deals?

Getting asked what we look for in deals is one of the most common questions I get as an investment manager. This April 2023 Territory Q features two companies our Paspalis Innovation Investment Fund invested in, Liandra Swim and Atomionics.…
Atomionics Croc Pitch Winner

Atomionics A Step Closer To Their Vision – Mapping Out The Earth’s Crust

Awarded $500,000 in investment from Paspalis Innovation Investment Fund (PIIF) as the winner of Croc Pitch 2022, Singapore based startup, Atomionics' vision is to essentially build a complete model of the Earth's Crust using their Gravimeter. The…
Croc Pitch 2022 Winners

Croc Pitch 2022 Winners!!

PRESS RELEASE Event Date: 26th October 2022 Event Location: Darwin Innovation Hub Croc Pitch 2022 Winners Announced! Hosted by the Darwin Innovation Hub on the 26th of October as part of the Spark Festival and October Business Month’s…
Territory Q Issue 37

State of our innovation nation: 2022 and beyond

The Northern Territory provides investors and international innovators one of the most commercially exciting jurisdictions in the Asia Pacific region. In the past six years, the Northern Territory has quietly developed the foundations of…
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Australian government buys copyright to Aboriginal flag in $20m deal

The Aboriginal flag can now be reproduced on apparel and merchandise after the federal government secured its copyright to resolve a complicated legal dispute over the use of the emblem. Yesterday, Harold Thomas attended Darwin Innovation…
Building the Space Nation

Building the Space Nation. By chance, or by design?

Over the last two months, Deloitte gathered the space ecosystems perspective on where we’ve been, what we’re doing, where we’re going and how we should get there. Harley Paroulakis, CEO of Paspalis Innovation Investment Fund and Darwin…
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DEAL STREET ASIA: SG spacetech firm Aliena raises $1.1m in 500 Startups-backed round

DEAL STREET ASIA: SG spacetech firm Aliena raises $1.1m in 500 Startups-backed round Singapore-based space technology startup Aliena has raised S$1.5 million ($1.1 million) in a funding round backed by Silicon Valley-based venture capital…