In terms of innovation, Australia lags a long way behind leaders such as the US, Switzerland, the UK, Sweden, Finland, Netherlands, Singapore and Denmark. Federal government budget cuts risk making the situation far worse.
A Queensland startup is aiming to fight fraud by checking items in person before people purchase them – even going as far as to take the guesswork out of online dating.
An Australian startup has pivoted away from the delivery of pre-made meals and instead decided to tackle on-demand groceries.
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Trak King, a beacon that can be attached to any object and located easily through an app was the best of the startup ideas by high school students taking part in Queensland incubator Silicon Lakes’ Startup Apprentice Pilot Program.
“My idea is revolutionary! It’s a world first!” the would-be entrepreneur says. When a drone delivering pizzas is involved, what could possibly go wrong?
New pharmacy employment website Pharmaceeka promises to open up the process of hiring locum pharmacists.
The vocabulary of ‘agile’ does more harm than good. In helping companies adopt agile methods we find we need to correct mistaken impressions people have gotten from agile literature.
Education marketplace WeTeachMe and calendar marketing platform eCal were named the joint winners of Oxygen Ventures’ first ever The Big Pitch event on Tuesday night.
School Places, an online marketplace that helps independent schools maximise student numbers and revenue by connecting them with families searching for discounted school vacancies, has received a $2 million investment.
An Australian startup is taking the crowdsourcing model to the music industry.
Australia is the hottest market at the moment for cloud software, according to Spotlight Reporting chief executive officer Richard Francis.
China’s booming mobile market is creating lucrative new business opportunities for startups, according to Australian entrepreneur and Koombah cofounder Jason Lim, who recently returned from China.
Leading technology business incubator ATP Innovations took top honours at the National Business Incubation Association awards in New Orleans, winning the 2014 Randall M Whaley Incubator of the Year award.
Marc Andreessen told The New York Times recently that “new valleys will eventually emerge. But they won’t be Silicon Valley copycats”. We asked some of Australia’s most forward-thinking startup leaders about what kind of “valley” Australia could be?
Social Surplus managing director Darren Sharp says Australians are increasingly embracing the share economy, but our major cities should do more to further the trend.
The nexus between established enterprises hungry for innovation and startup approaches, such as agile development, is potentially very lucrative.
Microsoft has today released a report to call for urgent review of how the Australian innovation ecosystem works in order to make the most of the burgeoning tech innovation movement.
From time to time, when journalists are doing a story on tech – be it in print, on TV or on the radio – they’ll wheel out a futurologist. The Taskmaster remains a sceptic.