The Abbott government has announced it will abandon two policies that would have had a significant positive impact on local start-up activity.
Wearable medical device start-up dorsaVi this week listed their company on the Australian Securities Exchange. Co-founder and chief executive Andrew Ronchi told StartupSmart this week has been an exciting and nervous time for his team.
Christmas can be a tough time for consumers when it comes to cash flow, but it can be equally difficult for businesses.
Incubate, a start-up accelerator program launched and piloted by Sydney University, has announced its first partnership with Adelaide University set to run an Incubate program from January 2014.
Australia’s first online equity crowdfunding platform to channel investment into start-ups has been launched.
Email marketing software firm Vero is heading into its second year of operation committed to continuing its 20% month-on-month revenue growth target, but co-founder Chris Hexton it gets harder for businesses to grow as they get bigger.
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Jeremy Bogan is $20,000 into a $250,000 Kickstarter campaign to commercialise his prototype of the vtalk desk phone.
CoinJar, a Melbourne-based bitcoin exchange and payment system, has raised $500,000 in seed funding from a range of individual investors and the Blackbird Ventures seed fund.
It’s surprising how many entrepreneurs are unfamiliar with the bottom-line performance of their businesses. Thankfully, a little external advice can make a world of financial difference.
Australian mobile engagement company Mnet is offering $13,500 in prizes at its Bring Your Own Code hackathon competition in Sydney next week.
In business, they say cash is king. So are you doing enough to manage it, and are there other key factors you need to look at?
BTC.sx, a Sydney-based bitcoin derivative trading platform has this week announced they’ve brokered over $14 million in trades since launching in May.
Decentralised virtual currency bitcoin hit a record high overnight, breaking through the $US500 barrier. At 9.20 AEST, it had climbed to $US520.
Don’t let your best customer become your worst customer – the more indebted a particular customer is to you, the less you can afford to offend them.
Whether or not you identify as a tech start-up founder, if you’re launching a business today, you need to be tech savvy, says Simon Raik-Allen.
There are a number of issues to consider before deciding on a finance arrangement for your equipment.
Freelancer.com has ambitious expansion plans. Its CEO says the company, an online marketplace and auction house for freelance jobs, will be the ‘eBay of jobs’.
St George Bank has announced a series of initiatives to target start-up founders including free, full-service office space, an additional 50 bankers and $2 billion in lending earmarked for small businesses.
Big ideas, big markets and billion dollar problem areas were the key topics at this week’s edition of the Next start-up development program.
Most entrepreneurs spend a good portion of their time securing finance. However, if you’re unwary, there are three ways money can destroy your business.