Political interest in startups is here to stay: Husic

Startups aren’t just a passing fad in federal politics, and it’s important the public understand why so much emphasis has been placed on the sector recently, shadow parliamentary secretary for digital innovation and startups Ed Husic says.


It’s crucial that discussions on innovation and technology continues at the top level of politics in order for the general awareness of startups and their role in the Australian economy to be improve, Husic says.


In an interview with StartupAUS CEO Peter Bradd, Husic discusses the short and long-term policies Labor is formulating, the liberalising role these tech companies can play in the Australian economy, and the need for bipartisanship in this area.



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