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Bitcoin winners starting to break free: CoinJar founder

7:35PM | Friday, 31 July 2015 | Kye White

Winners and losers have been chosen from the first wave of bitcoin startups, according to CoinJar founder Asher Tan.

Innovation

Six tips on how to sell your startup to investors

7:06PM | Friday, 31 July 2015 | Mark McDonald

A poor team with great selling skills and confidence is equally, if not more likely, to raise money than a great team with poor selling skills.

 | Financing a business  | Business advice and education

Energy and natural resources sector ripe for startup innovation

7:13PM | Thursday, 30 July 2015 | Sarah Coleman

When it comes to innovation I often use the quote, sometimes attributed to Einstein, that “the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result”.

 | Innovation

THE NEWS WRAP: Facebook beats second quarter predictions

7:42AM | Thursday, 30 July 2015 | Denham Sadler

Despite rumours that it’s only used by embarrassing parents nowadays, Facebook has beaten financial predictions for the second quarter.

 | Growth

Spring it on – festival celebrates all things startup

7:10PM | Wednesday, 29 July 2015 | Denham Sadler

Startup Spring, a three-week nationwide festival aiming to get Australians interested in startups and entrepreneurialism, will be returning for a third year in September.

 | Business advice and education

Preparation, practice and persistence – the perfect pitch recipe

7:54PM | Wednesday, 29 July 2015 | Kye White

Edrolo co-founders were very, very green when they started out, but they've learned a lot since then and they're not green anymore.

 | Business advice and education

Brisbane YC startup GO1 raises $1 million from Tank Stream Ventures and Steve Baxter

7:44PM | Wednesday, 29 July 2015 | Denham Sadler

It’s been a big couple of months for Brisbane employee training startup GO1, which has just closed $US1 million, as it works towards graduating Y Combinator’s summer program.

 | Start-up Profiles

THE NEWS WRAP: Taxi commissioner investigating Uber admits to using Uber

7:46AM | Wednesday, 29 July 2015 | Denham Sadler

A Taxi Services Commission employee who is part of the push in Melbourne to regulate Uber has admitted to indulging in the ride-sharing startup in his private time.

 | Growth

Making sure co-founders have a vested interest

7:57PM | Tuesday, 28 July 2015 | Brad Vinning

Are you about to form a new startup with a co-founder and wondering how you can make sure that both founders remain committed in the formative years?

 | Growth Strategy

Aussie cities tumble down ecosystem rankings

7:12PM | Tuesday, 28 July 2015 | Denham Sadler

Sydney is now at 16th on the 2015 Global Startup Ecosystem Rankings, falling four places from 2012, while Melbourne has dropped out of the top 20 completely.

 | Growth Strategy

Labor vows to listen to wise startup advice

7:03PM | Monday, 27 July 2015 | Denham Sadler

Labor has committed to establishing an advisory board for entrepreneurial issues as part of a series of commitments on startups and innovation.

 | Growth Strategy

New push for entrepreneurship visa

7:19PM | Monday, 27 July 2015 | Kye White

StartupAUS is turning its attention to policy measures that it believes can strengthen Australia’s startup ecosystem, starting with entrepreneurship visas.

 | Growth Strategy

Chasing the 'silver sliver': making sure innovation doesn't slip through our fingers

7:54PM | Monday, 27 July 2015 | Elizabeth Webster

There are some widely-agreed facts regarding the current world economy, but how is Australia positioned to respond in a way that takes advantage of these trends?

 | Growth Strategy

THE NEWS WRAP: Twitter now deleting stolen jokes

7:32AM | Monday, 27 July 2015 | Denham Sadler

In good news for those who are protective over a good pun, Twitter now seems to be taking action to remove plagiarised tweets.

 | Growth

CSIRO plan on the right track, but don’t rely on research organisations to produce startups: Baxter

7:58AM | Monday, 27 July 2015 | Denham Sadler

Investor and entrepreneur Steve Baxter says Australia needs to move away from the idea that tech startups emerge from research.

 | Growth Strategy

Fitness pass startup KFit gets ready for expansion after closing $3.25 million funding round led by Sequoia

7:49PM | Friday, 24 July 2015 | Denham Sadler

Asia-Pacific KFit closes $3.25 million in funding as the subscription-based gym services market becomes increasingly oversaturated in Australia.

 | Growth Strategy

The seven innovation megatrends that Australia’s prosperity depends on: CSIRO report

7:50PM | Thursday, 23 July 2015 | StartupSmart

The CSIRO asked more than 7000 creative, customers, experts, and the public to help identify what megatrends should guide Australia’s innovation agenda.

 | Innovation

“We can, we must, do better”: CSIRO report highlights innovation inefficiency as roadblock to growth

7:21PM | Thursday, 23 July 2015 | Denham Sadler

A new CSIRO report has highlighted Australia’s poor innovation efficiency and research-business collaboration as major roadblocks to entrepreneurial innovation.

 | Growth Strategy

Divvy partners with GoGet to motor ahead in the park and share space

7:11PM | Thursday, 23 July 2015 | Kye White

Parking finder startup Divvy has partnered with car sharing platform GoGet, opening up more customers for both and working towards their combined goal of making transport more efficient.

 | Growth Strategy

Beanhunter partners with Uber on the hunt for good coffee

7:32PM | Wednesday, 22 July 2015 | Denham Sadler

Melbourne-based café discovery startup Beanhunter is partnering with Uber to help users get to and from their favourite coffee places.

 | Growth Strategy
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