Upcoming event encourages the next generation of female tech leaders

8:19PM | Friday, 8 August 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

Go Girl Go for IT, a free upcoming event for high school girls from years 8 to 11 organised by the Victorian ICT for Women Network, aims to encourage girls to consider a career in the tech industry.

Planning  | Business planning  | Leadership  | Business advice and education

How two mobile app developers’ love for AFL led to $400,000 in funding

8:12PM | Friday, 8 August 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

A Melbourne-based mobile games developer has secured $400,000 in funding from a group of prominent investors, after joining seed accelerator AngelCube’s 2013 program intake.

 | Growth  | Technology  | Websites

Pack your bags: booking a group holiday just got easier

8:26PM | Friday, 8 August 2014 | Broede Carmody

A Sydney startup is aiming to make it easier for travel companies to generate and manage group bookings.

 | Growth

After a successful crowdfunding campaign, this Ant-o wants to save your life in an emergency

8:12PM | Friday, 8 August 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

In an emergency, allowing paramedics to quickly identify someone, including their emergency contacts, key medical information or immediate contact information, can literally be a matter of life or death.

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Entrepreneur development vs startup incubation

8:00PM | Friday, 8 August 2014 | Joshua Flannery

It's not difficult to find a frustrated entrepreneur from our ecosystem whenever small businesses, lifestyle companies and startups get tarred with the same brush.

 | Growth

Grants aren’t helping Australian tech, but patent reform could

8:17PM | Friday, 8 August 2014 | Ian Maxwell

Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane has floated the idea that government grants be linked to the number of patents a university registers, rather than the papers it gets published.

 | Growth

Why the ASX is in a “perfect position” to reap the benefits of booming demand in south-east Asian markets

8:57PM | Thursday, 7 August 2014 | Kye White

MigMe managing director Steven Goh says the ASX has a real opportunity to attract a growing number of technology companies looking to list in the region.

 | Growth  | Growth Strategy

How the Mondelez Mobile Futures program is creating opportunities for startups and corporates

8:13PM | Thursday, 7 August 2014 | Kye White

A team from Cadbury Daily Milk had their first taste of startup life last week, when they worked closely with startup Snaploader, as part of the Mondelez Mobile Futures program.

 | Growth  | Growth Strategy  | Innovation

Menulog panned for $15 pizza voucher sweetener deal for bad review

8:52PM | Thursday, 7 August 2014 | Eloise Keating

Home delivery service Menulog has come under fire after one customer claimed he was offered a $15 food voucher to remove a negative review.

 | Growth  | Social media

New ride-sharing app to compete with Uber on donation-based system

8:55AM | Thursday, 7 August 2014 | Broede Carmody

A new ride-sharing app, which has taken a novel approach to getting around legal issues with passengers ‘donating’ money for rides, is set to compete with Uber in Sydney and looking to expand beyond NSW.

 | Growth Strategy

A Brisbane-based startup grapples with the tricky art of project management

8:00PM | Wednesday, 6 August 2014 | Kye White

There are numerous software companies operating in the project management space, and Brisbane-based startup Grapple is hoping to offer a service that complements all of them.

 | Business advice and education

Australia’s Team Eyenaemia crowned World Champions at the 2014 Microsoft Imagine Cup

8:29PM | Wednesday, 6 August 2014 | Kye White

Two Monash medicine students were recently crowned World Champions at this year’s Microsoft Imagine Cup, beating teams from 34 other countries.

 | Growth

Why your marketing strategy needs a sales funnel

8:56AM | Wednesday, 6 August 2014 | Michelle Gamble

One of the most common problems I hear when talking to potential clients is that money they’ve spent on marketing hasn’t driven results.

 | Marketing  | Growth

OPINION: Will Freelancer's fortunes float?

8:27AM | Wednesday, 6 August 2014 | Adam Schwab

Freelancer claims it is “the world’s largest online marketplace for outsourcing, freelancing and crowdsourcing services”. But is it?

 | Growth

THE NEWS WRAP: Apple reportedly launching large-screen iPhone models on September 9

8:21AM | Wednesday, 6 August 2014 | Kye White

Apple is expected to hold an event to introduce its new iPhones on September 9.

 | Growth

Startup Weekend movement uniting “weekend warriors” across the country

8:05PM | Tuesday, 5 August 2014 | Kye White

Startup Weekend organisers from around Australia and New Zealand gathered at River City Labs on Tuesday in Brisbane for the Startup Weekend mini summit.

 | Growth

Vision-impaired son inspires dad to create software to improve internet accessibility

8:53PM | Tuesday, 5 August 2014 | Kye White

Inspired by the experience of his 10-year-old son Huey, who is vision-impaired, Kenneth Springer has developed a new service which makes the internet more accessible to those that are vision-impaired or have autism.

 | Growth  | Start-up Profiles

SurveyMonkey launches market research product in Australia

8:04PM | Monday, 4 August 2014 | Kye White

SurveyMonkey has released a new product in Australia, SurveyMonkey Audience, which will allow startups and companies to tap into the preferences and opinions of a number of Australian consumers.

 | Marketing  | Growth  | Start-up Profiles

Pack your bags: Booking a group holiday just got easier

8:52PM | Monday, 4 August 2014 | Broede Carmody

A Sydney startup is aiming to make it easier for travel companies to generate and manage group bookings.

 | Start-up Profiles

First episode of That Startup Show taped in Melbourne

8:07PM | Friday, 1 August 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

A who’s who of the tech and startup scene gathered in Melbourne to watch the filming of the first episode of That Startup Show, a new web and TV series aimed at the startup community.

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