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Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane among the world’s most vibrant startup event scenes: Survey

2:33PM | Friday, 20 February 2015 | Andrew Sadauskas

Sydney and Melbourne are in the top 10 cities outside the US for meetup groups, with Brisbane and Auckland also in the top 20, according to figures from US data analytics firm RJMetrics.

Growth  | Growth Strategy

Do men need help buying gifts for the women in their lives? HappyWife thinks so

2:19PM | Thursday, 19 February 2015 | Broede Carmody

A Melbourne startup that helps men purchase gifts for women has been crowned the winner of this month’s TechCrunch Radio Pitch-off.

 | Start-up Profiles

Fulbright scholar plans to shine a light on indigenous entrepreneurship

2:59PM | Thursday, 19 February 2015 | Kye White

A PhD student at the University of Technology, Sydney has been awarded the 2015 Fulbright Indigenous Postgraduate Scholarship to advance his research into the socio-economic and cultural impacts of indigenous entrepreneurship and social enterprise.

 | Innovation  | Business Grants

Babysitting app Kindy takes out $100,000 prize at 2014-15 OzAPP Awards

2:39PM | Thursday, 19 February 2015 | Eisha Gupta

Babysitting app Kindy is hoping to leverage its win at the 2014-15 OzAPP Awards into its first external investment.

 | Start-up Profiles

Zwype is your digital bar tab

2:31PM | Thursday, 19 February 2015 | Broede Carmody

A BlueChilli startup is looking to make it easier for customers to pay for items even if they have left their wallet at home.

 | Start-up Profiles

Apple's record earnings show app economy's meteoric growth

2:00PM | Thursday, 19 February 2015 | Daniel M. Ladik

Even as the US economic recovery remains subpar with employment gains in only the lowest-paying jobs – and sluggish gains at that – one segment is surging: the still-nascent app industry.

 | Growth

Employee share option scheme reform key to luring Aussies back home

2:19PM | Wednesday, 18 February 2015 | Kye White

Many tech workers and entrepreneurs leave Australia for Silicon Valley, and while for many it’s not the end game, employee share option scheme reform is key to luring them back.

 | Growth

Want to sell your startup for millions of dollars? Start planning yesterday

2:15PM | Wednesday, 18 February 2015 | Broede Carmody

Founders of Australian tech startups should be planning their exit early on, according to the founder of 1Form.

 | Growth Strategy

Sydney startup to help you land your friends a job

2:01PM | Wednesday, 18 February 2015 | Broede Carmody

Ureferjobs is looking to disrupt the job search market by allowing people to refer their peers for a position in exchange for cash.

 | Start-up Profiles

Four tips to avoid legal hiccups for app developers

2:44PM | Wednesday, 18 February 2015 | Vanessa Emilio

New apps are cropping up everywhere. Some businesses are using them to offer goods and services rather than offering their goods and services through a website.

 | Business advice and education

Sell it with a #hashtag: List.cc sets sights on classified giants like Gumtree and Craigslist

2:36PM | Wednesday, 18 February 2015 | Eisha Gupta

List.cc plans to take on online classified giants like Gumtree and Craigslist by going social.

 | Growth Strategy

On-demand streaming space competition just heated up

2:24PM | Tuesday, 17 February 2015 | Broede Carmody

With the launch of new streaming services, Australian consumers are more spoilt for choice when it comes to subscription content than ever before.

 | Growth

Financial product comparison startup targets “savvy” but “time poor” consumers

2:51PM | Tuesday, 17 February 2015 | Eisha Gupta

A free web-based service is promising to help consumers take control of their finances by allowing them to compare services in one place.

 | Start-up Profiles

Sydney-based startup’s app lets you swap unwanted goods with neighbours

2:48PM | Tuesday, 17 February 2015 | Broede Carmody

A Sydney-based startup is looking help Australians swap unwanted possessions with people in their neighbourhood.

 | Start-up Profiles

TiECON 2015 to help Australian startups go global

2:17PM | Tuesday, 17 February 2015 | Broede Carmody

Sydney will host TiECON 2015 in a fortnight, a conference aimed at helping entrepreneurs dive into international markets.

 | Growth

Freelancer revenue jumps 39% in 2014: Why Matt Barrie is excited for the year ahead

2:46PM | Tuesday, 17 February 2015 | Eloise Keating

Freelancer founder Matt Barrie says he is excited for the year ahead, after the online freelance marketplace posted a 39% jump in revenue for the year ending December 2014.

 | Growth

A little Prezi for you: Drew Banks tells how the presentation software startup grew to over 50 million users

2:19PM | Monday, 16 February 2015 | Kye White

When Drew Banks joined Hungarian-founded startup Prezi in 2011, as its first non-founding director, the cloud-based presentation software startup had 1 million users.

 | Start-up Profiles

Growing used smartphone and tablet market target for new marketplace Phonesales.com.au

2:48PM | Monday, 16 February 2015 | Eisha Gupta

The market for buying and selling used smartphones and tablets now has a dedicated platform with the launch of Phonesales.com.au.

 | Start-up Profiles

Australian of the Year Rosie Batty helps develop an app that matters

2:46PM | Monday, 16 February 2015 | Eisha Gupta

Rosie Batty, the current Australian of the Year, has helped develop a new app which aims to prevent domestic violence and promotes healthy relationships.

 | Growth

Why Stashd founder Jessica Wilson took a polar plunge in the name of entrepreneurship

2:27PM | Monday, 16 February 2015 | Kirsten Robb

Stashd founder Jessica Wilson says part of being an entrepreneur means getting out of your comfort zone, but even for Wilson, plunging into the icy Antarctic Ocean meant going well beyond her limits.

 | Start-up Profiles
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