Last post: Twitter to cut more than 300 jobs

10:30AM | Wednesday, 14 October 2015 | Denham Sadler

More than 300 Twitter jobs will go as part of new CEO Jack Dorsey’s first big move to “restructure” the company and create a “more focused Twitter”.

Growth Strategy

Chinese venture capital firm raises $US400 million to invest in AngelList startups

10:47PM | Tuesday, 13 October 2015 | Denham Sadler

AngelList is teaming up with one of the largest venture capital firms in China to create the biggest pool of money devoted solely to early-stage startups ever.

 | Growth

Economic complexity is the answer to Pyne's innovation problem

10:23PM | Tuesday, 13 October 2015 | Goran Roos

The new Innovation, Industry and Science Minister Christopher Pyne has been tasked with making Australia’s economy more innovative.

 | Innovation

‘Drip pricing’: Airbnb and eDreams accused of breaching consumer law by ACCC

10:19PM | Tuesday, 13 October 2015 | Renee Thompson

Airbnb is one of two companies to enter enforceable undertakings after the ACCC found the accommodation site may have breached Australian Consumer Law.

 | Growth

Largest tech takeover to be one Dell of a deal

10:25AM | Tuesday, 13 October 2015 | Denham Sadler

A computer company started in its founder’s dorm room is set to complete the largest tech takeover ever.

 | Growth

Michael Rosenbaum explores the potential of space

10:32PM | Monday, 12 October 2015 | Kye White

Spacer, the latest venture from Deals Direct co-founder Michael Rosenbaum, has launched, with $1 million of funding from angel investors.

 | Growth

Trends from the guy making apps before the App Store existed

10:13PM | Monday, 12 October 2015 | Denham Sadler

App pioneer Cody Bunea says companies and startups need to stop treating every aspect of customer engagement separately and start approaching it all as a cohesive whole.

 | How I did it

Investor support for wearables drops to five-year low

10:48PM | Monday, 12 October 2015 | Kye White

Investment in startups developing wearable tech is at a five year low in the United States, according to research from CB Insights.

 | Growth Strategy

Why KFit merged with two competitors and hired their founders

10:17PM | Monday, 12 October 2015 | Nina Hendy

Competition is an inevitable part of business. And while wiping out competitors is something many in business dream about, it’s not all that easy to achieve.

 | Growth Strategy

Inspiring Women: Lisa Messenger – author, entrepreneur, challenger

10:41PM | Friday, 9 October 2015 | Women’s Agenda

With fans including Sir Richard Branson, Best-selling author Bradley Trevor Grieve, and a social media following of over 100,000, Lisa’s vision is to build a community of likeminded people who want to change the world.

 | How I did it

Five misconceptions about startup incubators

10:32PM | Thursday, 8 October 2015 | Lachlan Heussler

Recent estimates put the total number of incubators at around 7000, with more than 430 located right here in Australia.

 | Growth Strategy

How the NBN could boost Australia's GDP by 2%

10:22PM | Thursday, 8 October 2015 | Leith Campbell

With the NBN, valuable services are potentially more widely available, and we could see a step-change in Australia's economic activity.

 | Growth

Pandora branches out to buy Ticketfly

10:31AM | Thursday, 8 October 2015 | Kye White

Music streaming service Pandora has acquired ticketing company Ticketfly for $US450 million.

 | Growth

Life’s a pitch: How to convince customers to believe in you

10:04PM | Wednesday, 7 October 2015 | Amanda Jesnoewski

It doesn't matter if you are pitching an idea, promoting a product or delivering a service, to make a sale your customer needs to believe in you.

 | Business advice and education

Target the big boys and give your product away: South Park-inspired tips for startups from Larry Lieberman

10:54PM | Wednesday, 7 October 2015 | Denham Sadler

Prominent US tech CMO, entrepreneur and investor Larry Lieberman says he’s learned everything he knows from South Park.

 | Business advice and education

Kiwi startup Banqer a classy way to teach kids finance

10:44PM | Wednesday, 7 October 2015 | Denham Sadler

A New Zealand-based startup using technology to teach financial literacy to young students has taken out an innovation award in Sydney and will soon be launching in Australia.

 | Start-up Profiles

Finish up: Closing my startup was the best decision I ever made

10:30PM | Wednesday, 7 October 2015 | Tahlia Mandie

When everyone tells you to “just give it a go,” and you do, no one can ever tell you what your day-to-day life will soon entail.

 | How I did it

Growing our financial services industry will be the main gain from the TPP

10:18PM | Wednesday, 7 October 2015 | Amy Auster

Just as surely as day follows night, the Australian media have broken the announcement of a trade deal with yet another series of Australian food selfies.

 | Growth

Universities Australia urges major investment in innovation amid bipartisan embrace of the future

10:13PM | Wednesday, 7 October 2015 | Michelle Grattan

Universities Australia is releasing a pre-election blueprint calling for major investment.

 | Growth Strategy

Graphic design startup Canva now has an extra $21 million to draw upon

10:34PM | Tuesday, 6 October 2015 | Kye White

Sydney-based graphic design startup Canva has raised $US15 million ($21 million) in series A funding, just two months after launching its subscription product Canva for Work.

 | Growth