Fewer business executives are planning on making capital investments in the June quarter, amid a fall in business expectations.
A green technology start-up that turns old tyres into saleable commodities is hoping to raise $7.5 million in funding for its first commercial plant in NSW, ahead of a planned $10 million public flotation in 2014.
To answer this question properly, you need to first put yourself in the shoes of your investor.
Queensland-based IT start-up Opmantek has raised more than $700,000 via the Australian Small Scale Offerings Board, one year after partnering with a Mexican telco giant.
Bill Gates has set entrepreneurs an unusual but potentially lucrative challenge: create a “next generation” condom in return for US$1 million in funding.
Student start-ups accepted into the University of Sydney’s Incubate program have raised more than $1 million in funding, as well as struck up a partnership with BlackBerry.
It seems there’s still room in the market for more Mexican food venues, with NSW-based chain Beach Burrito planning to grow its network to 30 stores after receiving more than $3 million from Blue Sky Private Equity.
Online venture builder Pollenizer has launched an Information Memorandum in a bid to raise $5 million from investors, as it seeks to fund more start-ups in Australia and south-east Asia.
A tech start-up based in Wollongong is taking aim at task management venture Asana, which was created by Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz, after raising $800,000 from angel investors.
Sydney-based start-up Canva has raised $3 million from a host of high-profile investors, including Bill Tai and Lars Rasmussen, after attending Tai’s kitesurfing camp in Hawaii.
While visiting the SXSW festival in Austin, Texas, it became apparent that rock music and start-ups have more in common than you might think. Here are six sonic tips to boost your business.
Perth-based start-up Virtual Gaming Worlds has secured $2.5 million in funding after being “unceremoniously” booted off US-based crowdfunding platform Kickstarter.
Australia’s tech start-up community has set itself a radical goal – to create 20% of national GDP by 2033. Here’s its plan to put innovation and fresh thinking at the forefront of the Australian economy.
Yesterday, StartupSmart profiled three businesses joining the Startmate incubator this year. Here are two more innovative start-ups from the class of 2013.
For many in the tech industry, Startmate is considered the gold standard of Australian incubators. Here's a look at their class of 2013.
A US-based venture called Bitcoin, which enables easy financial transactions, is threatening to do away with the cash economy, according to excitable anti-banker analyst Max Keiser.
Google has commissioned PricewaterhouseCoopers to gather data on Australian tech start-ups, and has already released preliminary findings, after partnering with five well-known Australian tech entrepreneurs including Matt Barrie.
Blackbird Ventures is determined to offer Australian start-ups much-needed Series A funding rounds, after announcing the formation and first close of its $30 million venture capital fund.
Freelancer.com founder Matt Barrie recently caused controversy by calling the Australian VC sector “dead”. Is there any truth to his alarming comment?
Young entrepreneur Whitney Komor has scored $1.1 million from OneVentures and Sydney Angels for her social planning start-up TheBestDay, which is still months away from launching.