A new social app created by Australian start-up Nubis has scored €6000 ($A8300) in funding from a global mobile acceleration program based in Finland and funded by Microsoft and Nokia.
A two-week-old start-up has won €50,000 ($69,500) in seed funding from Nokia and Microsoft’s joint investment program, AppCampus.
The government has today announced a review of the regulations around employee share schemes and crowd-sourced equity funding regulations.
An international stock exchange aimed at solving start-up capital issues went live this week, launched by René Römer, chief executive of the Dutch Caribbean Securities Exchange.
Leading venture capital group OneVentures has laid out what they look for in the companies they invest in.
A group representing young entrepreneurs in Australia has called on the federal government to create a $20 million loan fund to encourage the creation of new businesses and jobs.
Australian start-up Bomeba has launched a beta service which it says will significantly cut the time start-up operators spend bookkeeping by automating the majority of the process without compromising on accuracy, verification and double-checking process.
The federal government is set to consult with Australian industry over the tax treatment of employee share option schemes, which start-ups say needs to be overhauled to promote growth.
In Australia, only 2% of all venture capital money goes into businesses led by women. This lack of finance is a major restraint on would-be female entrepreneurs.
Divvy Parking chief executive Nick Austin is in Singapore this week pitching to investors after being chosen at the recent Echelon Ignite Australia conference as one of the top 50 start-ups in South-East Asia.
Start-up accelerator Ignition Labs is seeking five health and medical technology start-ups for its 2013 development program with the aim of turning early stage ideas into fundable businesses.
Brisbane-based start-up Ollo Mobile won the start-up pitch round at the CeBIT Australia conference this week, receiving $30,000 in Eway transaction credits and invaluable exposure.
High-profile entrepreneurs and investors Garry Visontay, Benjamin Chong and Ari Klinger have joined forces to launch a new $2 million seed funding venture.
Commercialisation Australia chief says start-ups need to focus on the full scope of available capital5:43PM | Thursday, 30 May 2013 | Rose Powell
Start-ups that complain about a lack of venture capital in Australia should ask what else they can do with their business idea, the head of a government business development body says.
A new generation of entrepreneurs are seeking new online sales payment systems, the founder of an Australian start-up says, as the Commonwealth Bank suggests regulators may have to examine the move by tech giants into financial services.
When Critical Arc won the SydStart pitching contest yesterday, it was a boost to their freshly launched capital raising endeavours.
A venture capital investor hopes new funding will flow through to the sector later this year on the back of federal government support, as a new report finds venture capital is “pivotal” for innovation in Australia.
A newly established Melbourne-based investor group is aiming to stimulate more investor interest in technology start-ups.
Australian start-ups are being encouraged to enter a global competition called the Million Pound Startup, which will award £1 million ($1.55 million) to a technology company willing to relocate to London.
Personal finance app Pocketbook is hoping to raise up to $700,000 from local and foreign investors before heading to Dubai in September for the chance to win $50,000 at Sibos 2013.