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CryptoPhoto iAward shows how “awesome” it is, co- founder says

8:58PM | Friday, 28 August 2015 | Kye White

For Chris Drake and his startup CryptoPhoto, winning an iAward means credibility and for a startup developing security technology, few things are more important.

Innovation

Investor speed dating to be part of Future Assembly

8:50PM | Friday, 28 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

A new tech conference focusing on the Internet of Things wants attendees to walk away with practical connections and investment opportunities, not just new knowledge.

 | Innovation  | How to start a...

Four things you can learn from the innovator who discovered a simple cancer test when he was just 15

8:11PM | Friday, 28 August 2015 | Broede Carmody

If governments want to create the jobs of the future they need to stop talking about science and technology skills and start removing the real barriers that hamper young people from accessing scientific research.

 | Innovation

Plugging away: CarbonTRACK raises $1 million

8:13PM | Thursday, 27 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

Australia energy usage tracking startup carbonTRACK has closed a $1 million funding round as it looks to give “power to the people” across Australia and Asia.

 | Growth Strategy

Uber vs regulators: the heavyweight bout of 2015

8:55PM | Thursday, 27 August 2015 | Sarah Kaine

Ride sharing, both the legal and “illegal” type is growing rapidly around the world.

 | Growth

‘A big, risky project’: Turnbull says NBN cost will be settled soon

8:45PM | Thursday, 27 August 2015 | Josh Taylor

How much will it actually cost to connect Australian households to the National Broadband Network? Estimates vary wildly but we should have an answer soon.

 | Growth

YC-backed startups now worth more than $65 billion

8:22AM | Thursday, 27 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

Nearly a third of all Y Combinator-backed startups have shut down, but those that are left are now worth more than $US65 billion.

 | Growth

BodyWise app pivots to be more habit-forming

8:41PM | Wednesday, 26 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

Mike Halligan knew his startup wasn’t working; the fitness and health app didn't just get negative feedback from users, but from the makers of the app themselves.

 | Growth Strategy

Stone & Chalk startup hub open for business

8:32PM | Wednesday, 26 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

Fintech co-working space Stone & Chalk has finally announced the 41 initial startups that will be housed in the Sydney hub, three months after it first planned to open.

 | Growth

Enchanted week spells a lot of work for Ticket Fairy's Ritesh Patel

8:15PM | Tuesday, 25 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

Ritesh Patel has been awake for nearly 24 hours when he answers the phone. It’s fast approaching 2am in London, but he’s still hard at work.

 | How I did it

Inventor aims to get thought-controlled wheelchair into production phase

8:37PM | Tuesday, 25 August 2015 | Kye White

It’s difficult to imagine anything more terrifying than blacking out and waking up in a hospital bed, realising you’re unable to do anything but blink.

 | Innovation

Konnective cashed up and ready to expand

8:25PM | Tuesday, 25 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

Inter-business messaging service Konnective has grown by 50% this year and now has over 30,000 users as it looks to expand rapidly outside of Australia.

 | How I did it

Tech giants hit hard by market turmoil but rebound

8:14AM | Tuesday, 25 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

Things didn’t look good for publicly-listed tech companies yesterday.

 | Growth

Freelance accounting startup Accodex raises $180,000

8:31PM | Monday, 24 August 2015 | Kye White

Adelaide-based startup Accodex, a cloud-based platform for freelance accountants, has raised $180,000 in seed funding from investors in Australia and the United States.

 | Growth

Watch this space: NASA in talks with Aussie 3D printing startup Aurora Labs

8:54PM | Friday, 21 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

NASA has come knocking on the door of an Australian 3D-printing startup.

 | Innovation

Kogan expansion plans in full flight with travel division launch

8:33PM | Friday, 21 August 2015 | Renee Thompson

Australian online retailer Kogan is set to reach even greater heights with the launch of its new travel division, Kogan Travel.

 | Growth

Aussies get their 150 seconds to shine at YC demo fest

8:55PM | Thursday, 20 August 2015 | Denham Sadler

Two Australian startup founders have delivered perhaps the biggest pitches of their lives at the Y Combinator Demo Days this week.

 | Start-up Profiles

Tech pioneer Ron Creevey on whingers and why entrepreneur is “almost a dirty word” in Australia

8:53PM | Thursday, 20 August 2015 | Eloise Keating

Australian entrepreneurs are too quick to “whinge” and lack the courage to have a go says one of the nation’s leading technology pioneers.

 | Innovation

Starting block: Palette raises $1 million for colour-capturing Cube

8:52PM | Wednesday, 19 August 2015 | Kye White

Palette, a Melbourne startup which successfully crowdfunded its colour-capturing Cube last year, has raised $1 million to add staff, and support its retail strategy.

 | How I did it

How to win new customers when you're not advertising

8:32PM | Wednesday, 19 August 2015 | Bin Teo

Besides delivering work, hiring staff and managing clients' expectations, every business bears the responsibility of bringing in new business.

 | Business advice and education
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