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Your small business or multinational corporation is not a startup

Tuesday, 25 November
Your small business or multinational corporation is not a startup

Your humble correspondent noticed a new coffee shop had just opened up on the main street of Parts Unknown. While toiling away at frothing a skinny soy cappuccino, the barista claimed he was running a startup.

Business planning

Start-up TV

Seven pieces of startup advice from Envato co-founder Collis Ta’eed

Envato co-founder Collis Ta’eed says he didn’t realise venture capital was an option when looking at ways to grow the business in its early days.

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Bid-based shopping platform promises fear-free haggling

Bid-based shopping platform promises fear-free haggling

Tuesday, 16 December 2014 04:40 | by Dinushi Das

Sydney-based startup Bidz Direct has developed a new shopping platform that’s attempting to give consumers more control over pricing.

The race to get products under the Christmas tree from Kickstarter-backed projects

The race to get products under the Christmas tree from Kickstarter-backed projects

Friday, 5 December 2014 04:27 | by Andrew Sadauskas

The challenges for Kickstarter-backed hardware startups don’t end once you’ve raised the money.

Marketing

Three key design lessons from the Australian designer behind Google Wave

Three key design lessons from the Australian designer behind Google Wave

Tuesday, 9 December 2014 21:26 | by Andrew Sadauskas

The Australian designer behind Google's now-defunct Wave service has shared the key lessons learnt from the innovative but ultimately unsuccessful service.

The race to get products under the Christmas tree from Kickstarter-backed projects

The race to get products under the Christmas tree from Kickstarter-backed projects

Friday, 5 December 2014 04:27 | by Andrew Sadauskas

The challenges for Kickstarter-backed hardware startups don’t end once you’ve raised the money.

Technology

Nanotechnology to outer space: ten top tech innovations of 2014

Nanotechnology to outer space: ten top tech innovations of 2014

Friday, 19 December 2014 03:53 | by David Green

Don’t be mesmerised by cool apps and flashy new gizmos – the top technology inventions of the year are ones that will have a lasting effect.

Gadget guide: six new technologies to watch in 2015

Gadget guide: six new technologies to watch in 2015

Friday, 19 December 2014 03:42 | by Andrew Sadauskas

Another year has come and gone, and a new group of technologies are emerging over the horizon.

Financing A Business

Why slow and steady approach to crowdfunding may pay off

Why slow and steady approach to crowdfunding may pay off

Monday, 15 December 2014 02:59 | by Vijaya Thyil

The Financial System Inquiry has taken a “slow and steady” approach to financial crowdfunding, despite perceptions that Australia is lagging behind in this area.

More startup investments coming after Cisco invests in Blackbird Ventures

More startup investments coming after Cisco invests in Blackbird Ventures

Friday, 12 December 2014 04:02 | by Andrew Sadauskas

Cisco has become the first major corporate investor in Blackbird Ventures, with the move paving the way for more investments in promising Australian startups.

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