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  • Aussie medical startup gets the seal of approval from Bill Gates

    Tuesday, 30 September | By Kye White Aussie medical startup gets the seal of approval from Bill Gates

    Australian startup Eyenaemia’s app that allows users to diagnose anaemia by taking selfies “has real potential” to solve a problem that disproportionately affects the world’s poor, according to Microsoft founder Bill Gates.

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  • Business sale leads to a bountiful hamper for food startup

    Tuesday, 30 September | By Kye White Business sale leads to a bountiful hamper for food startup

    Venture capital isn’t the only option to fund a startup’s growth. That’s the lesson from entrepreneurs David Morgan and Emily McWater, the founders of startup The Hamper Emporium and wholesale food business Kingston Foods.

    Start-up Profiles
  • Melbourne gets a new address

    Tuesday, 30 September | By StartupSmart Melbourne gets a new address

    Melbourne is one of the first cities in the world, following London and New York, to acquire its very own domain name – .melbourne.

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  • I didn’t keep my promise – now what?

    Tuesday, 30 September | By StartupSmart I didn’t keep my promise – now what?

    We’ve all not kept a promise at one time or another. Sometimes on little stuff that only you and the other person noticed and occasionally on big stuff that has massive ripples.

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Why ‘manageerists’, not managers, are the scum of the Earth

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Why ‘manageerists’, not managers, are the scum of the Earth

Yours truly is a gentle soul. There is only a small handful of things that cause the Taskmaster any distress. (Of course, by “handful”, I’m assuming here you’re a giant.)

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Xero’s Rod Drury tells how to negotiate failure into success

Failure is not the first word that comes to mind when looking at the career of Rod Drury, co-founder of online accounting software company Xero. But like many entrepreneurs before him, failure led him to his success.

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Hackathons in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane aiming to turn “health data into information into knowledge”

Hackathons in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane aiming to turn “health data into information into knowledge”

Friday, 26 September 2014 05:44 | by Andrew Sadauskas

With interest in health technology booming, an upcoming hackathon across three states is aiming to bring together tech experts and leading medical researchers.

From art to science: Interest in robotics is on the move, but finance remains an issue

From art to science: Interest in robotics is on the move, but finance remains an issue

Friday, 26 September 2014 05:32 | by Andrew Sadauskas

The cofounder of a pioneering Sydney-based robotics startup, with a Powerhouse Museum display and a successful crowdfunding campaign under its belt, says the sector is set to get much bigger but finance for projects remains an issue.

Marketing

I didn’t keep my promise – now what?

I didn’t keep my promise – now what?

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 05:01 | by Michel Hogan

We’ve all not kept a promise at one time or another. Sometimes on little stuff that only you and the other person noticed and occasionally on big stuff that has massive ripples.

Five considerations when naming a business, product or service

Five considerations when naming a business, product or service

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 04:28 | by Amanda Jesnoewski

Here are five considerations to take into account when naming your new business, product or service.

Technology

'Bendgate' tests: Just 31 kg of pressure to deform an Apple iPhone 6, compared to 68 kg for Samsung Galaxy Note 3

'Bendgate' tests: Just 31 kg of pressure to deform an Apple iPhone 6, compared to 68 kg for Samsung Galaxy Note 3

Monday, 29 September 2014 21:59 | by Andrew Sadauskas

A recent test reveals it takes significantly less pressure to bend an Apple iPhone 6 than most other smartphones, including Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 and the iPhone 5.

Fitness app Zova gets smart about health tech with iOS launch

Fitness app Zova gets smart about health tech with iOS launch

Monday, 29 September 2014 05:57 | by Kye White

Brisbane startup Zova is hoping its contextual awareness will carry its female-focused health and fitness app to mainstream popularity.

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Taxi app Ingogo raises $9.1 million, with $1.2 million through crowd equity

Taxi app Ingogo raises $9.1 million, with $1.2 million through crowd equity

Tuesday, 30 September 2014 00:59 | by Kye White

Australian transportation network and mobile payments startup Ingogo has raised $9.1 million, as it increases its focus on mobile payments, ahead of a planned ASX listing next year.

Tinybeans sprout with a $2 million capital raise

Tinybeans sprout with a $2 million capital raise

Monday, 29 September 2014 14:00 | by Kye White

Tinybeans, a social network that has amassed 500,000 users in its two years since launch, has raised $2 million.

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