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Think you’re the next Google? Here’s a New Year’s resolution from Steve Jobs

Monday, 5 January
Think you’re the next Google? Here’s a New Year’s resolution from Steve Jobs

Recently, your loyal correspondent made the long drive down from Parts Unknown, high up in the hills, to attend a startup pitching event at a local coworking space.

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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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Australia’s sporting advantage key to startups tackling global markets

Australia’s sporting advantage key to startups tackling global markets

Tuesday, 27 January 2015 03:13 | by Broede Carmody

Australia is a world leader when it comes to sporting technology but more could be done to support its sports-tech startups, according to the founder of a company that specialises in helping athletes and individuals recover from injuries.

SouthStart 2015 conference announces keynote speakers and plans more investor-friendly direction

SouthStart 2015 conference announces keynote speakers and plans more investor-friendly direction

Tuesday, 13 January 2015 04:06 | by Broede Carmody

South Australia’s largest startup conference has announced its keynote speakers for 2015, including Shark Tank investor Stephen Baxter, OneShift founder Gen George and BlueChilli’s Alan Jones.

Marketing

Four content marketing mistakes you need to avoid

Four content marketing mistakes you need to avoid

Tuesday, 20 January 2015 00:23 | by Amanda Jesnoewski

While attracting and converting customers with content can yield a significant return on investment, not everyone gets it right.

Public relations advice for startups

Public relations advice for startups

Monday, 19 January 2015 04:26 | by Kye White

Underestimating the amount of time and money that’s required to launch marketing and PR campaign is a common mistake made by startups, according to Sharon Zeev Poole, the founder of public relations agency Agent 99 PR.

Technology

NBN “augmentation phase” nightmare: Cables connected for 18 months, but still no high-speed internet

NBN “augmentation phase” nightmare: Cables connected for 18 months, but still no high-speed internet

Friday, 23 January 2015 05:57 | by Andrew Sadauskas

Residents of multi-dwelling units (MDU) are complaining that they have waited over a year to get national broadband network services activated, despite cables and equipment being installed to their apartments.

Crowd Mobile completes $3.8 million funding round, an overseas takeover and an IPO

Crowd Mobile completes $3.8 million funding round, an overseas takeover and an IPO

Friday, 23 January 2015 05:11 | by Andrew Sadauskas

Think your day has been busy? Spare a thought for Crowd Mobile, which announced the takeover of a Hong Kong-based company on the same day as its initial public offering, after completing a $3.8 million pre-IPO funding round.

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How much equity should an accelerator take? BlueChilli defends its Disrupt@Scale program

How much equity should an accelerator take? BlueChilli defends its Disrupt@Scale program

Tuesday, 27 January 2015 04:16 | by Broede Carmody

Some Australian entrepreneurs have raised concerns over the amount of equity BlueChilli's Disrupt@Scale program is asking for.

Ninja Blocks prepares to begin shipping, announces major Ubuntu IoT deal

Ninja Blocks prepares to begin shipping, announces major Ubuntu IoT deal

Friday, 23 January 2015 05:40 | by Andrew Sadauskas

Ninja Blocks has begun shipping the Ninja Sphere and announced it has signed up as a key partner for Canonical’s Ubuntu Core embedded device operating system, as it opens its first office in the US.

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