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

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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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Labor announces $500 million Smart Investment Fund policy, startups welcome move to ease funding crunch

Labor announces $500 million Smart Investment Fund policy, startups welcome move to ease funding crunch

Friday, 15 May 2015 05:55 | by Andrew Sadauskas

The startup community has welcomed Labor’s intention to increase the amount of capital available to startups, but some have questioned whether a proposed $500 million startup investment fund is the right mechanism to achieve that goal.

Bill Shorten’s STEM policy wins startup support: “The best thing we’ve heard from either party in 20 years”

Bill Shorten’s STEM policy wins startup support: “The best thing we’ve heard from either party in 20 years”

Friday, 15 May 2015 05:05 | by Andrew Sadauskas

Labor’s Futuresmart policy aims to have coding taught in every Australian every primary and secondary school by 2020.

Marketing

This Australian company is making zombies a (virtual) reality

This Australian company is making zombies a (virtual) reality

Friday, 22 May 2015 04:33 | by Andrew Sadauskas

Australian production company Jumpgate Virtual Reality has released a 90-second trailer for the upcoming horror film Scare Campaign, which will be the first Australian movie to be accompanied by a virtual reality experience.

Silicon Valley “Startup Castle” ad for roommates ready for the “geometric scaling of success” goes viral

Silicon Valley “Startup Castle” ad for roommates ready for the “geometric scaling of success” goes viral

Friday, 15 May 2015 06:31 | by Andrew Sadauskas

Silicon Valley’s rental market is notoriously competitive, but a new ad for housemates for a “startup castle” that aspires to be a “community of excellence” has gone viral by taking that to a whole new level.

Technology

Australia’s 2015 Imagine Cup finalists hope to follow in Eyenaemia’s footsteps

Australia’s 2015 Imagine Cup finalists hope to follow in Eyenaemia’s footsteps

Friday, 22 May 2015 06:05 | by Andrew Sadauskas

Two Australian health tech teams, one tackling Alzheimer’s and the other looking at student mental health, are hoping to follow in the footsteps of Eyenaemia after being named as finalists in the Imagine Cup global tournament.

The Aussie iPhone app distorting the wireless microphone market

The Aussie iPhone app distorting the wireless microphone market

Friday, 22 May 2015 05:23 | by Andrew Sadauskas

A Sydney-based startup has developed a smartphone-based audio recording system its founders say will do away with expensive or underpowered wireless microphones.

Financing A Business

Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen blasts government for squandering “massive opportunity” due to delay in equity crowdfunding scheme

Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen blasts government for squandering “massive opportunity” due to delay in equity crowdfunding scheme

Wednesday, 20 May 2015 06:03 | by Broede Carmody

Shadow treasurer Chris Bowen has accused the federal government of missing out on a “massive opportunity” by not already having an equity crowdfunding framework in place.

Redflow welcomes Tesla to the battery market, as investors including Graeme Wood and Simon Hackett pour in another $16 million

Redflow welcomes Tesla to the battery market, as investors including Graeme Wood and Simon Hackett pour in another $16 million

Friday, 15 May 2015 06:20 | by Andrew Sadauskas

Redflow has welcomed the entry of US electric car maker Tesla to the large-scale battery market, after investors poured an additional $16.1 million into the zinc-bromide module (ZBM) maker.

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