Last year US-based scientist Patricia Brennan was forced to defend the National Science Foundation’s decision to fund her study in duck genitalia, something the scientific community regarded as totally legitimate.
Australian event-led startup Venuemob has announced additional funding from investment group Sydney Angels, raising $530,000.
There were supposed to be just nine pitches at the Telstra-backed Muru-D accelerator’s demo night, but in reality there were many more.
Freelancer's Matt Barrie argues the ASX will become the primary means for technology companies to raise equity in Australia.
Promoting it as the “World’s Best Internship” Sydney-based startup Alphatise is offering a “career starter” to an Australian university student with a $50,000 salary package and an additional $50,000 worth of shares in the company, a new Nissan Juke worth $25,000, plus a laptop and phone.
Australia’s health tech startup scene is booming, both in terms of interest and innovation, but funding remains a major issue for startups, according to a leading figure in the sector.
Cloud-based business app provider Maestrano has raised $1.5 million in funding, which will be used to expand the business internationally, with a particular focus on the United States.
CMB Capital and the University of Melbourne’s Melbourne Accelerator Program (MAP) have launched a new cadetship that’s giving entrepreneurs a unique opportunity to learn about how to run a startup, and how to pitch to investors.
Three Australian startups from the Sydney-based seed funding program Startmate stood out at 500 Startups’ demo day for its ninth batch.
Jay Boolkin, founder of Promise or Pay, is on a mission to keep people true to their word and get them to deliver on a commitment they keep making and breaking – or pay up to charity.
Serial venture capitalists Daniel Petre and Craig Blair announce $60 million fund for tech businesses7:20PM | Tuesday, 29 July 2014 | Eloise Keating
Former tech executives Daniel Petre and Craig Blair are planning to use the $60 million they’ve raised for their AirTree Ventures Fund to support the growth of 15 local technology startups.
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Sydney-based mentor-driven seed funding program Startmate has opened applications for its 2015 intake, with the iconic program now entering into its fifth year.
Disruptive Investment Group (DVI) has almost $2 million in the bank and is actively looking for startups to invest in.
Australia is underperforming when it comes to capitalising on increasing investment in software companies, two #StartupAUS board members say.
Medium and small businesses, including startups, need better access to growth capital funding, including venture capital and private equity, the Financial System Inquiry interim report has found.
Gold Coast-based startup incubator Silicon Lakes is set to launch a new startup accelerator.
Some of the world’s biggest emerging markets will skip traditional banking payment systems completely, experts say.
A wealth management program and an app that helps newcomers make the right investment choices are among the startups selected by AWI Ventures to take part in its Fintech accelerator program.
A new Australian equity crowdfunding platform called Equitise is gearing up for launch, as the federal government considers the recommendations handed down in the recent CAMAC report.