Forget the Silicon Valley revolution: the future of transport looks remarkably familiar

8:25PM | Friday, 7 August 2015 | Tim Schwanen

From autonomous vehicles and the rapid rise of Uber to the global diffusion of bike-sharing schemes, transport is changing.

Let's not regulate away the competition fintech can bring

8:25PM | Thursday, 6 August 2015 | Deborah Ralston

Fintech firms are infiltrating all areas of financial services, from payments platforms, lending, capital raising, investment, advice, insurance to capital markets.

Aussie startup a Microsoft Imagine Cup winner

8:36PM | Wednesday, 5 August 2015 | Kye White

A virtual and augmented reality platform that improves outcomes for people living with dementia has won the World Citizenship Category at Microsoft’s Imagine Cup.

Billson says his next job is to “fix innovation”

8:58PM | Tuesday, 4 August 2015 | Eloise Keating

Off the back of a small business-focused budget, Bruce Billson told a round-table of female entrepreneurs and business leaders in Melbourne last night the Prime Minister has a new task for him.

Technolog: If at first you don't succeed, try again: Windows 10 and Google Glass

8:11PM | Monday, 3 August 2015 | David Glance

Last week some old technology reappeared, refreshed for another try at getting it right this time around.

Bitcoin winners starting to break free: CoinJar founder

7:35PM | Friday, 31 July 2015 | Kye White

Winners and losers have been chosen from the first wave of bitcoin startups, according to CoinJar founder Asher Tan.

Energy and natural resources sector ripe for startup innovation

7:13PM | Thursday, 30 July 2015 | Sarah Coleman

When it comes to innovation I often use the quote, sometimes attributed to Einstein, that “the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result”.

The seven innovation megatrends that Australia’s prosperity depends on: CSIRO report

7:50PM | Thursday, 23 July 2015 | StartupSmart

The CSIRO asked more than 7000 creative, customers, experts, and the public to help identify what megatrends should guide Australia’s innovation agenda.

Easy pill to swallow: Aussie biotech startup raises $40 million in funding round

7:58AM | Monday, 20 July 2015 | Kye White

A biotech startup spun out of the University of Queensland has raised $40 million to help develop a drug, which may make some injection-based treatments obsolete.

'Cough into this phone, please': Perth startup's diagnosis app could change the way respiratory problems are detected

7:21PM | Thursday, 16 July 2015 | Denham Sadler

Soon you’ll be able to self-diagnose that scratchy throat just by coughing into your smartphone, an Australian startup hopes.

International freighting online marketplace CargoHound raises $800,000

7:43PM | Wednesday, 15 July 2015 | Denham Sadler

An Australian startup aiming to revolutionise the international freight industry has secured $800,000 seed funding and is now looking to aggressively expand.

Straight-talking ANZ CTO Patrick Maes signals bank’s intent to partner with more Aussie fintech startups

7:55PM | Friday, 10 July 2015 | Kye White

ANZ wants to build relationships with Australian fintech startups, so they can partner to solve global problems in the financial services industry.

High price of law gets some crowdfunding justice

7:46PM | Friday, 10 July 2015 | Denham Sadler

Working for a large plaintiff law firm, Andrew Montesi regularly saw people unable to access justice because of high legal costs. He decided to do something about it.

FunCaptcha spun out of a Brisbane Startup Weekend in 2012, still going strong

7:05PM | Wednesday, 8 July 2015 | Denham Sadler

This startup is trying to solve a very common and often infuriating problem faced by pretty much anyone who uses the internet.

Aussie startup Ooder now taking orders from hospitality industry

7:35PM | Tuesday, 7 July 2015 | Kye White

Ordering supplies in the hospitality industry is a costly and time-consuming process. Melbourne startup Ooder wants to change that.

The future of manufacturing in Australia is smart, agile and green

7:03PM | Tuesday, 7 July 2015 | Alan Finkel, Cathy Foley and Veena Sahajwalla

In a rapidly changing world, industries need to be agile and transformative, to provide high value-add and to recognise their place in a complex global supply chain.

The five most popular Aussie startups on Product Hoist from June

7:59PM | Friday, 3 July 2015 | Steven Speldewinde

Interestingly, more and more of the popular startups featured on Product Hoist are based outside of the traditional startup hubs Sydney and Melbourne.

How Speedlancer is leveraging Slack’s success with shido bot

7:54PM | Thursday, 2 July 2015 | Broede Carmody

Messaging platform Slack has been hailed as the next big thing in workplace productivity. Now a Melbourne-based startup is integrating its services into the platform and making outsourcing easier than ever before.

Biotech going gangbusters as Novartis snaps up Spinifex Pharmaceuticals for more than $250 million

7:30PM | Wednesday, 1 July 2015 | Broede Carmody

Opportunities for entrepreneurs to disrupt the health and pharmaceutical industries abound like never before, according to the head of a venture capital fund that has half of its portfolio in biotech.

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.