AustCyber becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary of Stone & Chalk


Stone & Chalk and AustCyber announce they will merge.

AustCyber is the Australian Cyber Security Growth Network. Established by the Turnbull Government in 2017, AustCyber’s mission was “to support the development of a vibrant and globally competitive Australian cyber security sector”.

AustCyber will retain its standalone brand, staffing structure and National Network of Cyber Security Innovation Nodes and continue to operate as one of the Australian Government’s Industry Growth Centres.  The merger sees Stone & Chalk’s emerging technology founders having access to support from AustCyber and the organisation will work to shape policy and regulation for critical and emerging technology products and services.

WATCH THE FULL INTERVIEW WITH CEOs Michelle Price & Alex Scandurra here…

“In making our two organisations one, we are combining the greatest concentration of cyber security industry expertise in the country with the most developed technology commercialisation infrastructure that Australia has ever built. The integration of Stone & Chalk and AustCyber will enable our joint organisation to pursue a resilient and prosperous future not just for founders, enterprise and governments, but for all of Australia,” Stone & Chalk’s CEO Alex Scandurra said.

“I have long respected the capabilities of Stone & Chalk and know that joining forces will provide our existing ecosystems with the tools they need to evolve, develop and thrive.” said AustCyber’s CEO Michelle Price.

Stone & Chalk is an “Impact Network™” providing growth and commercialisation
support for startups and scale-ups at innovation hubs in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide.

For more information about the individual organisations, visit:
● Stone & Chalk:
● AustCyber: