Less than 1% of Australians like to make small purchases on card despite the move towards contactless technology, according to a survey published yesterday by business intelligence company RFi.
Spreets co-founder Justus Hammer and StyleTread co-founder Bjorn Behrendt have joined Australian online jewellery startup Gemjoli as advisory board members.
Australian startup Shomi has developed a font-based alternative to QR codes.
In its first two days of release, Australian startup Loandesk, an online service that helps small businesses find loans, secured more than 1.5 million loan requests from users, according to co-founder and director Leigh Dunsford.
When starting your next online business you will undoubtedly be faced with the choice of integrating a payment gateway. Here is a quick look at some of your likely options.
Jack Ma likes kung fu novels and singing karaoke. He's also about to float the company he founded on Wall St for billions of dollars.
Cyber-espionage is up again in the 2014 report, representing a more than three-fold increase compared with the 2013 report, with 511 incidents partially due to a bigger dataset.
Most of the startups midway through the Muru-d program pitched to a room of investors at the Telstra-backed accelerator’s first investor day.
From the man who brought us the four-hour work week, self-described human guinea pig Tim Ferriss, is this pretty insightful list on what drives profitability.
Having a cash flow crisis or just looking to save a few dollars? One 14-year-old thinks he can show you how.
Growth can be a mixed blessing for startups. It’s great to have new customers knocking at the door, but only if your cost base and cash flow are up to the task of serving them.
Online payments company Stripe is running a trial with US customers that allows them to accept bitcoin payments, but there is no definite date as to when this will be available in Australia.
Yet another well-meaning government initiative is going to have negative side effects for the Aussie startup and venture capital community. I want to make sure the right people in the government know about it.
Travelling for business can cost a pretty penny over the course of a year – here’re a few ways to cut back on domestic flight expenses.
Hello Code is currently running what they’re calling a “backers campaign” to source the funds needed to keep running their private beta round for their quantified self app Exist.
Bellabox, a mailed monthly beauty samples box, is booming. Co-founder and chief executive Sarah Hamilton shares why they didn’t immediately pursue their extensive growth plans and how it turned out for the best.
Silicon Lakes, a Gold Coast incubator and co-working space has announced a trip to Silicon Valley with several local start-ups set to launch in the coming months.
MYOB co-founder Craig Winkler among early investors, as Practice Ignition raises $650,000 seed funding2:04PM | Friday, 21 February 2014 | Gavin Lower
Practice Ignition, an Australian firm that helps accountants to streamline their interaction with clients, has raised $650,000 in seed funding from investors including MYOB co-founder and early Xero investor Craig Winkler.
Bigcommerce has a team of 300 and has raised $75 million to fuel its ambitious growth plans. But to reach any of these goals, its founders had to overcome their fear of raising capital.
IBM management recently introduced a crowdfunding site for projects within their company. It’s an idea you might be able to replicate on a smaller scale within your business.