Hackagong has announced a prize pool of more than $100,000 as part of its annual weekend competition for entrepreneurs, developers and designers.
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Startup Weekend Australia has launched a new national platform and announced a sponsorship from Intuit QuickBooks Online at an event held last Thursday at Sydney’s Tank Stream Labs.
Creative agency Loud and Clear is set to launch its own startup incubator, looking to invest in four B2B startups a year.
Rich Lister and co-founder of tech giant Atlassian, Scott Farquhar, has invested $750,000 of his own cash in Townsville-based app developer SafetyCulture.
A former stockbroker and fund manager is hoping to improve the financial services industry by leveraging the internet to streamline compliance processes for investors.
A Melbourne-based startup is looking to make wearable technology more comfortable and design-focused, and in doing so making gadgets better suited to professional women.
I often think that founding a startup is like building with papier mâché.
The amount of venture capital invested in Australian startups rose by almost $400 million from the financial year 2012-13 to 2013-14.
As large online payment startups increasingly turn their attention to Australia, Melbourne and Perth-based startup Pin Payments continues to grow both in terms of revenue and merchants on its platform.
For the last decade the startup industry has been “envied, pilloried and lots of other things but it hasn’t been understood”.
Queensland-based ilab has chosen nine startups, from the biggest pool of applicants it has ever received, to take part in this summer’s Germinate accelerator program.
The capital required for a venture capital fund to become a registered early stage venture capital limited partnership (ESVCLP) should be reduced from $10 million to $5 million in order to improve early stage funding in Australia, according to Artesian Venture Partners COO Tim Heasley.
ComWriter, Performance Centre, Productify and Pointsbuild have been named as the four finalists for the latest Carnegie’s Den.
Dogecoin and cryptocurrencies could offer the best solution to monetising online content, a problem that has plagued the media for years, according to Blackbird Ventures managing director Rick Baker.
As investors look to diversify from struggling resources stocks, the technology sector is increasingly becoming a preferred destination for Australian capital.
BlueChilli last night launched its first venture capital fund of $10 million, with the aim to invest in vetted companies that have gone through its incubator program.
Aviation app developer Avsoft is gaining altitude across Australia, New Zealand and the US following an investment from entrepreneur Simon Hackett, with the company recently releasing an entry-level version of its CASA-approved app for Android devices.
Local services marketplace Oneflare has secured an additional $1 million in funding as the service begins preparations for international expansion.
Perth coworking space Spacecubed has successfully raised over $50,000 in a crowdfunding campaign to open up a new space on level nine of its main St Georges Terrace venue.
World-renowned startup accelerator Y Combinator is coming to Australia as part of Melbourne’s above all human conference put on by Startup Victoria.