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Should Australia’s Silicon Valley be Melbourne or Sydney? Why not build a startup nation instead!

Tuesday, 3 March
Should Australia’s Silicon Valley be Melbourne or Sydney? Why not build a startup nation instead!

Old Taskmaster is back with a take on whether Sydney or Melbourne should be the centre of Australia's startup scene.

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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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Regional Queensland startups get a boost with ilab roadshow visits, Mentor Blaze coming to Cairns and Townsville

Regional Queensland startups get a boost with ilab roadshow visits, Mentor Blaze coming to Cairns and Townsville

Friday, 17 April 2015 06:19 | by Andrew Sadauskas

Entrepreneurs in regional Queensland are set to receive a boost, with ilab planning a series of Regional Startup Roadshow seminars in Mackay, Rockhampton, Gladstone and Maryborough, while Mentor Blaze events will run in Cairns and Townsville on the same day as Brisbane.

The health tech revolution will be televised: New accelerator offers $40,000 and broadcasting services

The health tech revolution will be televised: New accelerator offers $40,000 and broadcasting services

Friday, 17 April 2015 05:29 | by Andrew Sadauskas

A new virtual accelerator program focusing on health tech startups is offering $40,000 in broadcast time and services in exchange for 7% equity, with the possibility of a further $40,000 cash in exchange for another 7% in equity.

Marketing

Five reasons to call your customers regularly

Five reasons to call your customers regularly

Wednesday, 25 March 2015 04:15 | by Amanda Jesnoewski

The way to succeed in business is to be constantly in touch with your market.

Netflix launches in Australia: are free trials a good strategy for your startup?

Netflix launches in Australia: are free trials a good strategy for your startup?

Tuesday, 24 March 2015 03:38 | by Broede Carmody

Netflix has officially launched in Australia, offering users a one-month free trial to scoop up customers amongst fierce competition, including Australian rivals Presto and Stan, in the on-demand streaming space.

Technology

Why a robot could do your job

Why a robot could do your job

Monday, 20 April 2015 03:40 | by Toby Walsh

Here’s a game to play over dinner. One person names a profession that they believe can’t be taken over by a machine, and another person has to make a case why it’s not so future-proof.

Space, the final (hackathon) frontier: Australian entrepreneurs encouraged to boldly go where no startup has gone before

Space, the final (hackathon) frontier: Australian entrepreneurs encouraged to boldly go where no startup has gone before

Friday, 17 April 2015 05:50 | by Andrew Sadauskas

The 2015 SpaceApps Challenge Adelaide, a space-themed hackathon organised by NASA, has highlighted the growing potential of Australian space exploration startups.

Financing A Business

Australian sports tech startups to compete for $50,000 funding opportunity

Australian sports tech startups to compete for $50,000 funding opportunity

Thursday, 16 April 2015 04:16 | by Broede Carmody

The Australian Sports Technologies Network is giving entrepreneurs and startups in the sports tech space the opportunity to snap up $50,000 in seed funding.

Bruce Billson wants to improve access to capital for female entrepreneurs

Bruce Billson wants to improve access to capital for female entrepreneurs

Friday, 10 April 2015 04:35 | by Andrew Sadauskas

Federal Small Business Minister Bruce Billson is calling for suggestions for how to improve access to capital for female entrepreneurs.

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