App helps entrepreneurs get tight with the in crowd

11:36PM | Thursday, 13 November 2014 | Kye White

While George Konstand enjoyed meeting new people at startup conferences, he often left frustrated that he wasn’t meeting the right people, in the right industry.

Start-up Profiles

Energy startup out to prove solar’s not a dirty word

11:20PM | Thursday, 13 November 2014 | Kye White

Energy startup Smart Commercial Solar has turned to data analytics and reporting in order to make solar energy a more attractive prospect to businesses.

 | Start-up Profiles

Melbourne semiconductor startup closes $US6 million Series A

11:56AM | Thursday, 13 November 2014 | Kye White

Melbourne-founded Indice Semiconducter has closed a $US6 million ($A6.9 million) Series A funding round that will help accelerate the distribution of its power-saving technology.

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Sydney startups chosen to compete in the global Challenge Festival

11:43PM | Wednesday, 12 November 2014 | StartupSmart

Global incubator 1776 and Sydney-based ATP Innovations have announced the Sydney regional Challenge Cup’s four winners.

 | Growth

The future of e-commerce is about one-touch buying

11:06PM | Wednesday, 12 November 2014 | Kye White

If you’re an e-commerce startup and you’re not building for one-touch buying, you’re already behind, according to Braintree’s general manager of mobile, Aunkur Arya.

 | Innovation

UNSW CBA hackathon brings together ‘hipsters, hackers and hustlers’ to solve e-commerce problems

11:44PM | Wednesday, 12 November 2014 | Joshua Flannery

Hackathons are phenomenal approaches to giving structure to teams of young, innovative entrepreneurs in producing high quality projects in short time periods.

 | Growth

Get the real story on the demise of commercialisation in Australia

11:32AM | Wednesday, 12 November 2014 | Alan Dee and Grant Downie

Determining which policies will help and which will hinder startups is usually an afterthought of changes targeted at balancing a state or federal budget.

 | Growth

We need to put high-growth tech companies on the G20 agenda

11:44AM | Wednesday, 12 November 2014 | Jana Matthews

Digital disruption belongs on the G20 agenda.

 | Growth

THE NEWS WRAP: Spotify founder points to $2 billion payout to counter charges it exploits artists

11:17AM | Wednesday, 12 November 2014 | Kye White

Spotify has paid more than $2 billion to the music industry to date, chief executive officer and founder Daniel Ek says.

 | Growth

Got a team? You’ll know pretty quickly with this app

11:45PM | Monday, 10 November 2014 | Kye White

Having worked at one of Australia’s most successful startups, 99designs, Got a Team founder James Mansfield gained the confidence to start his own.

 | Start-up Profiles

Are you ready for “emotional crowdsourcing”? This startup hopes so

11:20PM | Monday, 10 November 2014 | Kye White

Ello, Swarm, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter – if you thought there was no room for any more social networks, think again.

 | Social media  | Start-up Profiles

Australia hosting international digital currency forum alongside G20 meeting in Brisbane

11:03PM | Friday, 7 November 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

Australia is set to host an international conference on digital currency with an event set to take place alongside the G20 Summit in Brisbane.

 | Growth

Don’t fear making mistakes, NSW Tech Entrepreneur of the Year says

11:40PM | Friday, 7 November 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

The managing director of 3P Learning, Tim Power, along with Ben Richardson and Dave Greiner from Campaign Monitor, have taken out the top prizes in the 2014 NSW Tech Entrepreneur of the Year Awards.

 | Growth

Aussie tech startups flock to buy promoted tweets: but are they worth it?

11:30PM | Friday, 7 November 2014 | Broede Carmody

Last month, Twitter allowed Australian startups and small businesses to advertise on Twitter for the first time.

 | Growth

Online mobile shopping tipped to grow by 15% providing a Christmas bonanza

11:17PM | Friday, 7 November 2014 | Adam Anticaglia

Online mobile shopping is going to be driving sales this Christmas season, according to research released by Adobe on Friday.

 | Growth

Meet Kitovu, a software-as-a-service task and time management startup

11:24PM | Friday, 7 November 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

Brisbane-based Kitovu is gearing up for its first commercial release of its software-as-a-service task and time management product, with co-founder Tom Cameron saying that releasing the software in beta has been a successful strategy for them.

 | Growth

Pozible launches funding-match program for startups looking to make it big China

11:32PM | Thursday, 6 November 2014 | Broede Carmody

Australian crowdfunding platform Pozible has launched a partnership with IDG Capital Partners and the Shanghai-Nanxiang government to help Australian and international startups get a much-needed leg-up in the Chinese market.

 | Start-up Profiles

Aussie startup to make running at night safer

11:37PM | Thursday, 6 November 2014 | Broede Carmody

An Aussie startup is looking to make it easier and safer for people to exercise at night.

 | Start-up Profiles

Born global or die local – building a regional startup playbook

11:21PM | Thursday, 6 November 2014 | Steve Blank

Entrepreneurship is everywhere, but everywhere isn’t a level playing field. What’s the playbook for your region or country to make it so?

 | Growth

Incoming: faster, smarter mobile video after startup secures $5.6m funding from Intel Capital

11:47PM | Wednesday, 5 November 2014 | Kye White

Incoming Media, a mobile video engagement platform out of NICTA, is one of 16 startups from around the world to receive a slice of $US62 million worth of funding from Intel Capital.

 | Start-up Profiles