Optus Innov8 Seed Program sinks $700,000 into first Aussie start-ups

3:52AM | Monday, 11 March

Venuemob and 121cast are the first Australian tech start-ups to receive funding from the Optus Innov8 Seed Program, pocketing $450,000 and $250,000 respectively for their innovations.

12 key things investors look for in web start-ups

7:50AM | Friday, 6 July

The fall of online retail business Shooii into administration this week is a further sobering reminder to entrepreneurs of the importance of cashflow.

12 ways to make your web start-up investable

5:47AM | Wednesday, 2 May

2012 is shaping up to be the best year yet for Australian tech start-ups.

New tech incubator AngelCube looks to take flight

7:58AM | Tuesday, 19 July

Serial entrepreneur Andrew Birt is looking for Melbourne-based start-ups to become the first group of participants for his latest venture AngelCube, an early stage incubator for web-based businesses.

10 overcrowded start-up niches

4:14PM | Saturday, 28 April

The basis of any good elevator pitch, and therefore any decent business, is the crystallising of a problem and a compelling explanation of how your start-up will solve that problem.