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Cybersecurity startup CryptoPhoto stars at Tel Aviv Innovation Challenge

An Australian cybersecurity startup is gaining international attention but claims Australian big business and governments are reluctant to support home-grown talent.

Chris Drake, the Noosa-based founder of authentication tool CryptoPhoto, is currently in Israel where his photo-matching solution won its category at the Tel Aviv University Innovation Challenge.

Mr Drake is participating in Austrade’s Landing Pad program, which provides market-ready Australian startups with access to networking and investment opportunities.

Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott called in at the Tel Aviv landing pad last week during a visit to receive his honorary doctorate.

Read the full article by Michael Gorey at The Sydney Morning Herald.