Government announces review of Employee Share Schemes for startups

12 June 2013

The Government will undertake two reviews aimed at supporting tech startups in Australia, looking into Employee Share Schemes (ESS) for startups and crowdsourcing. A consultation paper will be released shortly, and the reviews will report to the Government by Dec 2013 (for ESS) and April 2014 (for crowdsourcing). These were announced as part of the Government’s update on the National Digital Economy Strategy.