Last Friday marked the start of another year at SXSW.
From humble beginnings meeting my co-founder in an online chat room, we've grown Bigcommerce to the fastest growing eCommerce platform in the world that helps SMEs get online and sell more.
US-based retail giant Target Corporation will launch its Target Retail Accelerator tomorrow to coincide with the 2013 South by Southwest festival, where developers will vie for cash prizes.
The organisers of SeaChange StartUp Camp Merimbula have launched Australia’s first-ever StartUp Bus, inspired by the Startup Bus in the United States, but it will only take in the far south coast of NSW.
Deloitte has partnered with law firm Norton Rose to conduct a survey on employee share option plans in order to present the government with hard-and-fast data on the issues affecting start-ups.
Australian entrepreneur Simon Walker has made a documentary called the Leaap Project, which saw him visit 10 US cities in 20 days to gain insight into America’s complex start-up scene.
The commercialisation arm of Flinders University is setting up a new course called Venture Dorm, which will include a trip to Austin, Texas for participants with the best business models.
Early Twitter investor Mike Maples has joined US venture capital firm General Catalyst Partners in backing Sydney-based tech start-up Bigcommerce, which has secured $20 million in funding.
In the blistering Texas heat, hundreds of representatives from eight Austin-based tech start-ups congregated at the Krieg Softball Complex to compete in the 2012 Summer Start-Up Olympics.
Sydney and Melbourne are among the world’s top 25 start-up ecosystems, according to new findings, ranked 21st and 22nd respectively, but experts say they should be higher up the list.
The South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, is an annual magnet for business innovators and start-ups hoping to strike it big.
California-based company Cadence Design Systems has partnered with National ICT Australia to launch a business incubation program for Australian integrated circuit start-ups.
The South by Southwest festival kicks off in Texas next week, aiming to build upon the momentum of last year’s 25th anniversary, with the Startup Bus making its return.
For those who struggle to manage the constant stream of newsletters, store promotions and daily deals to their inbox, OtherInbox can separate the important stuff from the junk.
Facebook has scrapped its daily deals group buying strategy only four months after it began the trial, raising questions about the prospects of any substantial competitor that could knock down Groupon from the top of the market.
Barring the remote possibility of pouncing upon that rarest of beasts – a government start-up grant – wannabe entrepreneurs have traditionally been reliant on two groups for external funding: investors and banks.
Red Tiki, the brainchild of husband-and-wife team Cam and Ella Worth, develops off-the-wall concepts within the competitive world of website design.
If you’re keen to find out the next start-up to emerge from nowhere to threaten global domination, the South by Southwest festival is a good place to start.