In a lively speech delivered last week, former opposition leader Malcolm Turnbull covered everything from hard hats and fluoro vests to the embracing of “creative destruction” in his critique of Australia’s start-up scene.
Cash and marketing are the two biggest concerns for Australian start-ups, according to two separate pieces of research released today.
In July last year I almost had a revolt on my hands. I had just told my staff that we were going to launch a sister publication to SmartCompany on September 1.
Seed fund PushStart’s “speed dating” mentorship initiative is set to expand beyond Sydney to Melbourne and Brisbane later this year.
A few years ago, the funding scenario for an innovative start-up was simple. Get a bank loan to get yourself started before turning to a grateful Australian-based VC who will help propel your business into the big time, in return for a juicy equity cut, of course.
Australian tech seed fund PushStart is offering web-based start-ups the opportunity to showcase their ideas at CeBIT Australia’s Webciety pavilion for $25.
Tech start-ups have been offered the chance to pitch for investment through the three-month MEGA program, which kicks off in April.