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When foreign companies attack your target market

5:16PM | Friday, 30 May 2014 | James Eling

Many startups think about building and testing their product, their marketing and their sales strategies in Australia and then taking their product into the much larger markets.

Growth  | Growth Strategy

Spreets and StyleTread co-founders take a shine to jewellery startup Gemjoli

5:45PM | Friday, 30 May 2014 | Kye White

Spreets co-founder Justus Hammer and StyleTread co-founder Bjorn Behrendt have joined Australian online jewellery startup Gemjoli as advisory board members.

 | Growth  | Growth Strategy  | Venture Capital  | Cashflow

New digs, startup roots: How 99designs is adapting its startup culture to rapid growth

5:09PM | Friday, 30 May 2014 | Kye White

Design marketplace company 99designs is one of Australia’s most successful startups and their new converted warehouse-style offices in Richmond are testament to that.

 | Growth

Best of the Web: Why Mickey Mouse is cool with pirates

5:33AM | Friday, 30 May 2014 | Cara Waters

For years, Disney was notoriously heavy-handed in defence of its intellectual property. Then along came Frozen.

 | Growth

Top five things big companies can do right now to benefit from a startup culture

5:22PM | Thursday, 29 May 2014 | Steve Sammartino

We all know that startups have a different way of doing things to large established business. And many of these business practices have a significant advantage as the world around us changes at a rapid fire pace.

 | Growth

How Australia Post’s partnership with retail giant Alibaba could give your business a foot-up in Asia

5:04PM | Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | Eloise Keating

Small Australian businesses will gain more access to the lucrative Chinese retail market thanks to an agreement signed by Australia Post and retail giant Alibaba this week.

 | Growth Strategy  | Sole trader

The Loop scraps UK expansion, founder parts ways

5:58PM | Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | StartupSmart

Creative professional networking platform The Loop has scrapped plans for a UK expansion.

 | Growth Strategy

Australian-developed Clever Buoy aims to protect both sharks and swimmers

5:21PM | Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | Kye White

An Australian biotech startup has developed a buoy which is capable of detecting sharks and warning lifesavers of their presence.

 | Start-up Profiles

One to watch: Meet Smash Wearables, the world’s first digital tennis coach

5:26AM | Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | Bronwen Clune

For a piece of impressive technology, Melbourne born and built, Smash Wearables has a pretty humble premise, and that is to help people be better at tennis.

 | Start-up Profiles

Entrepreneurs group launched in Geelong, aims to grow startup culture

5:55PM | Monday, 26 May 2014 | Kye White

A team of businesspeople and entrepreneurs are launching a group in Geelong that hopes to create a startup economy to help fill the void created by a declining manufacturing industry.

 | Business advice and education

Tasmanian entrepreneurs aim to re-invigorate state’s economy with launch of three projects

5:15AM | Monday, 26 May 2014 | Startup Tasmania

Hot on the heels of the federal budget’s call for innovators to swing into action, Tasmanian entrepreneurs are embarking on commercialising three major innovative projects over the next month.

 | Growth

Startup dreams and gaffer tape: Two Melbourne entrepreneurs take their business on the road

5:27PM | Friday, 23 May 2014 | Bronwen Clune

Jason Donald has lived the entrepreneur’s dream, sipping pina coladas on a remote island and running his global business from his laptop on a secluded beach. “It’s not that great after a while,” he says.

 | Growth  | Sole trader

Cocoon Data the latest startup to reverse takeover

5:19PM | Friday, 23 May 2014 | Kye White

Software security startup Cocoon Data has added its name to the list of startups choosing to list on the Australian Securities Exchange through a reverse takeover.

 | Growth

Time-lapse photography app passes 30,000 downloads in just weeks, eyes construction industry

5:03PM | Friday, 23 May 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

Time-lapse photography app Project Tripod has announced it has cracked the 30,000 download mark, with founder Catherine Eibner looking to the construction industry to build the user base further.

 | Growth

Australian startup looks to change the way companies list for IPOs

5:46PM | Friday, 23 May 2014 | Kye White

Australian startup On-Market BookBuilds could be about to change the way companies around the world raise money and list for initial public offerings.

 | Growth

Why computer security is crumbling: Best of the Web

5:53PM | Friday, 23 May 2014 | Bronwen Clune

Computer security is broken: Computers, and computing, are broken, writes Quinn Norton on Medium.

 | Growth  | Growth Strategy

How one Australian startup is riding the rise of the sports analytics industry

5:28PM | Thursday, 22 May 2014 | Kye White

Catapult Sports chairman Adir Shiffman is sceptical about consumer wearables, which is surprising given he’s the chairman of the world’s biggest provider of GPS tracking devices for athletes.

 | Growth

Envato’s Tuts+ gets a makeover

5:50PM | Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | Kye White

Melbourne-based Envato has just completed a relaunch of its Tuts+ service that was a year in the making.

 | Growth

Meet the Australian startup creating a buzz with its vibrating underwear

5:13PM | Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | Kye White

An Australian startup has been causing quite the buzz – around the world, and in long-distance lovers’ underwear.

 | Start-up Profiles
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