New tech jobs to be created as Culture Amp opens global headquarters in Melbourne
Published: 14 July 2017
Culture Amp, one of Victoria's most successful home-grown startups is opening its global headquarters and Asia Pacific engineering hub in Melbourne, creating 200 new local technology jobs.
Founded in Melbourne in 2009, Culture Amp has grown to become one of Victoria's most successful startups and now boasts some of the world's most recognised companies as its customers including Airbnb, Estée Lauder, Adobe, Pixar, Slack and Nike.
The Victorian Government secured an agreement with Culture Amp to bring its global headquarters to Melbourne as part of a visit to the United States last year.
Victoria's digital technology sector plays a crucial role in the Victorian economy.
The ICT industry generates annual revenues of around $35 billion, while Victoria's 160,000 digital technology professionals are driving growth in all industries across the state's economy.
Victoria is attracting major tech investors, building its global reputation as a tech hub with major companies including Hired, Zendesk, Square and Slack setting up regional headquarters here.
Victoria is also investing in startups through the $60 million startup initiative LaunchVic.