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.
Two reports released this week reveal July to September 2013 was a mixed quarter for investment worldwide, with a 20% increase in private equity deals since the same quarter in 2012, but the lowest quarter for venture capital deals since Q4 2011.
Mobile payments are about to reach a tipping point according to entrepreneur Ben Pfisterer, who left his job as head of innovation at Visa earlier this year to start his own company.
Starting your own business may feel like a daunting, lonely experience, but it doesn’t have to be that way with government support available if you know where to look.
Spring is the perfect opportunity to set aside the time to re-investigate your business and create new goals and priorities, according to St George Bank’s general manager of business banking Phillip Godkin.
Around 81% of Australian small and medium-size businesses have experienced cashflow issues in the past 12 months. We spoke to John Moss, the chief strategy officer at MYOB, about how start-ups can keep their cashflow intact and growing.
Hang around a few start-up events and it's likely you'll bump into someone – usually a 40 to 50-year-old male – who says they’re interested in becoming your 'corporate advisor'. There are some critical reasons why you should say no to them.
An Australian bitcoin start-up has hit out at the Commonwealth Bank in a blog post saying the bank closed the two founders' personal accounts without warning.