How to use original content to help grow your business

6:41PM | Friday, 26 June 2015 | Louisa Dahl

Every marketer knows that content is king, but how many organisations are truly placing content at the core of their strategy?

Marketing  | Growth Strategy  | Websites

One bright idea that could transform innovation in Australia

6:37PM | Friday, 26 June 2015 | Tony Peacock

When it comes to fostering innovation and the commercialisation of world class research, there is something the United States has that we lack.

 | Growth Strategy

THE NEWS WRAP: Nadella signals “tough choices” ahead for Microsoft

6:14AM | Friday, 26 June 2015 | Kye White

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has said the company faces tough choices regarding parts of the business that aren’t working, in a company-wide email obtained by GeekWire.

 | Growth

PromisePay locks in more than $2 million in funding from the likes of 99design’s Mark Harbottle and Westpac’s Reinventure

6:11PM | Thursday, 25 June 2015 | Broede Carmody

Secure payments platform PromisePay has closed a $2.59 million funding round in order to roll out new features and snap up new employees.

 | Growth Strategy

Beanhunter goes for slow-brew approach after $500,000 raise

6:00PM | Thursday, 25 June 2015 | Kye White

Melbourne-based café and coffee discovery startup Beanhunter has raised $500,000, choosing to develop long-term revenues and pursue a larger funding round at a later date.

 | Growth Strategy

Meet Ziggy, the border collie whose limb was saved by a Queensland 3D printing startup

6:52PM | Thursday, 25 June 2015 | Broede Carmody

3D printing has come to the rescue for one lucky dog in Queensland.

 | Innovation

THE NEWS WRAP: Spotify buys analytics firm Seed Scientific to prepare for the Apple streaming war

6:33AM | Thursday, 25 June 2015 | StartupSmart

Spotify has bought analytics company Seed Scientific in order to prepare itself for an impending streaming war with Apple Music.

 | Growth

UKTI gives Perth real estate startup CrowdfundUP opportunity to open office in London

6:44PM | Wednesday, 24 June 2015 | Kye White

Perth-based real estate crowdfunding platform CrowdfundUP’s plans to open a head office in the United Kingdom will be sped up thanks to UK Trade and Investment (UKTI).

 | Growth

Australia’s fastest hurdler wants to help people write better essays

6:39PM | Wednesday, 24 June 2015 | Broede Carmody

Training for the Commonwealth Games and launching a startup have more in common than people realise, according to Australia’s fastest hurdler.

 | Innovation

Giddy-ups get more love than startups in NSW budget: Sydney MP Alex Greenwich

6:32PM | Wednesday, 24 June 2015 | Broede Carmody

The NSW government will invest millions of dollars in STEM education as well as small business in a bid to create the jobs of the future.

 | Growth

The new economy - how do we get there from here?

6:30PM | Wednesday, 24 June 2015 | Mardi Dungey

The 2015 CEDA State of the Nation Old Economy/New Economy conference posed the question to delegates of what the new economy might look like and the challenges in getting to it.

 | Growth

Why social media advertising could be a better option than search advertising

6:10PM | Wednesday, 24 June 2015 | Michelle Gamble

If you want to reach your audience effectively on social media advertising is now a must.

 | Business planning  | Marketing  | Growth Strategy  | Online and email marketing

THE NEWS WRAP: Google finally gets with the program and adds the Undo Send option to Gmail

6:27AM | Wednesday, 24 June 2015 | StartupSmart

Google is finally making Undo Send a formal setting on Gmail, six years after introducing it into its experimental Gmail Labs platform.

 | Growth

Can’t memorise keyboard shortcuts? Sonder Keyboard can help

6:33PM | Tuesday, 23 June 2015 | Kye White

A Sydney startup has developed a keyboard that adapts the signage on its keys according to the app being used at the time.

 | Innovation

Parking startup Divvy lands $2.5 million in Series A funding

6:14PM | Tuesday, 23 June 2015 | Broede Carmody

Sydney startup Divvy Parking has closed a $2.5 million Series A round in a bid to accelerate its expansion into the commercial property sector.

 | Growth Strategy

3D printing startup Makers Empire to tap into the American education market

6:08PM | Tuesday, 23 June 2015 | Broede Carmody

South Australian startup Makers Empire has struck a deal to sell its 3D printing software to the American education market.

 | Growth Strategy

It’s not just hype – 3D printing is the bridge to the future

6:56PM | Tuesday, 23 June 2015 | Ian Todd

A company in the Netherlands is building a bridge across a canal in Amsterdam using 3D-printing robots.

 | Innovation

THE NEWS WRAP: Apple Music says, “It’s gonna be alright”

6:32AM | Tuesday, 23 June 2015 | StartupSmart

Apple has decided it will pay royalties to artists during Apple Music’s free trial period after all.

 | Growth

Invoice2go cracks a million invoices per month following $35 million raise

6:58AM | Tuesday, 23 June 2015 | Broede Carmody

Entrepreneurs need to stop being distracted by “bright shiny objects” if they want their companies to scale successfully, according to the founder of Invoice2Go.

 | Growth

Stockspot investment hits the spot for new venture capital firm H2 Ventures

6:46PM | Monday, 22 June 2015 | Kye White

New venture capital firm H2 Ventures has made automated investment adviser and fund manager Stockspot its first investment.

 | Growth