Crowdsourcing startup Bugwolf to hunt down buggy software for Australia Post

6:12PM | Tuesday, 30 June 2015 | Broede Carmody

Crowdsourced testing startup Bugwolf has snapped up a partnership with Australia Post in a bid to help the struggling mail service iron out potential customer issues.


THE NEWS WRAP: Microsoft sells its mapping business to Uber

6:31AM | Tuesday, 30 June 2015 | StartupSmart

Microsoft is selling part of its business to Uber in a deal which will see the multinational software company stop collecting its own mapping data, according to Re/code.

 | Growth

Five Aussie startups leveraging the internet and mobile technology to connect a two-sided marketplace

6:16PM | Monday, 29 June 2015 | Broede Carmody

There are some great startups leveraging the internet and mobile technology to connect a two-sided marketplace.

 | Growth

Courier startup Zoom2u closes $850,000 funding round, looks to grow fleet

6:07PM | Monday, 29 June 2015 | Kye White

Courier startup Zoom2u has closed an $850,000 funding round that will be used to fund its growth throughout Australia.

 | Growth Strategy

What if your manager's work could be replaced with an algorithm?

6:15PM | Monday, 29 June 2015 | John Rice

Are we at the dawn of an age without managers and, if so, could this be a very good thing?

 | Growth Strategy

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