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Melbourne startup aims to make buying a car easier than ever before

12:07PM | Monday, 15 December 2014 | Broede Carmody

A Victorian startup is looking to shake up the online car buying space and has already secured $2 million in seed funding.

Federal opposition outlines equity-based crowdfunding position

12:56AM | Monday, 15 December 2014 | Kye White

A “light steady, balanced regulatory touch” should be used in the development of equity-based crowdfunding legislation, according to a federal opposition policy paper.

Microsoft says yes to bitcoin

12:30PM | Friday, 12 December 2014 | Kye White

Add Microsoft to the ever-growing list of companies accepting bitcoin payments.

How to build an app in eight steps

12:53PM | Wednesday, 10 December 2014 | Greg Taylor

Despite being the founder of two apps, I am not very technical. So I’m going to explain to those who are like me, what it takes to build a good app.

Your small business or multinational corporation is not a startup

11:30PM | Tuesday, 25 November 2014 | Taskmaster

Your humble correspondent noticed a new coffee shop had just opened up on the main street of Parts Unknown. While toiling away at frothing a skinny soy cappuccino, the barista claimed he was running a startup.

Why innovation needs to be more than just a buzzword

11:46PM | Tuesday, 25 November 2014 | Kate Eriksson

Increasingly, we're seeing more businesses and organisations of all sizes value the importance of innovation.

The future of e-commerce is about one-touch buying

11:06PM | Wednesday, 12 November 2014 | Kye White

If you’re an e-commerce startup and you’re not building for one-touch buying, you’re already behind, according to Braintree’s general manager of mobile, Aunkur Arya.

Technology is changing the face of northern Australian cattle farming

10:39PM | Thursday, 30 October 2014 | Dave Swain

Farming cattle in northern Australia can be tough, especially in times of drought, but producers are increasingly turning to digital technologies to help them look after their herds.

Why wearable technology will not bring about a health revolution

10:09PM | Thursday, 23 October 2014 | David Glance

The focus on the health aspects of wearables is part of a general trend amongst technology journalists who predict a “coming revolution in healthcare” as a result of these devices.

Meet the startup about to make your mobile expense claims a lot easier

10:10PM | Wednesday, 22 October 2014 | Kye White

Tracking mobile and data usage for expense claims is about to get easier, thanks to Perth-based startup Mobilyser.

Consumer-to-consumer bitcoin exchange launches

10:20PM | Wednesday, 22 October 2014 | Kye White

A new consumer-to-consumer bitcoin exchange has launched, looking to take advantage of the vulnerability of exchanges that sell directly to users, caused by the Australian Tax Office’s decision to treat bitcoin as property.

Put yourself in the path of change

10:18PM | Tuesday, 21 October 2014 | Kye White

Innovation is putting yourself in the path of change, according to startup academic Jerome Engel. He believes those best placed to do that are the young, and Australia needs to do all it can to encourage young people to become entrepreneurs.

Four health tech startup competition finalists take home a $10,000 prize, as local sector gains critical mass

10:37PM | Tuesday, 14 October 2014 | Andrew Sadauskas

The four finalists for the inaugural Janssen Health and Technology Challenge (HaTCH) have been named, with one of the judges saying Melbourne, in particular, is close to developing “a critical mass of ideas”.

Could ServiceLocale crack the market Sensis couldn’t?

10:12PM | Wednesday, 8 October 2014 | Kye White

Melbourne startup ServiceLocale has launched in beta, joining a number of startups looking to help consumers find and purchase what they want online.

Australian innovation: Three stereotypes we need to turn upside down

10:05PM | Tuesday, 7 October 2014 | Kate Eriksson

Stimulating startups, innovation and STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) is critical for Australia’s economy. But we need to challenge some of our beliefs about who can and can't do these things.

Product management without the budget

10:26AM | Monday, 6 October 2014 | Francisco Trindade

Living the life of an early stage startup has its challenges. One of the main ones has to be how to evolve and grow a product without much money.

Meet the startup that wants to stop sand getting into your beach towel

10:34PM | Wednesday, 1 October 2014 | Broede Carmody

An Australian entrepreneur has produced the world’s first sand-resistant beach towel and now has plans to expand into a full beachwear brand.

Fine dining market an appetising prospect for the Catch Group’s new venture

9:46PM | Wednesday, 24 September 2014 | Kye White and Kirsten Robb

Australian e-commerce player the Catch Group, the company behind Catch of the Day and Scoopon, has launched its latest digital venture, hoping to take a further slice out of the online market.

Tech and innovation: Unlocking the key to improved productivity

8:49PM | Tuesday, 26 August 2014 | Kate Eriksson

Australia is at an inflection point. The role of innovation and technology in our lives, shaping business, and growing the economy is profound.

Forget the clutch, self-driving cars need ‘adjustable ethics’ set by owners

8:02PM | Monday, 25 August 2014 | David Tuffley

One of the issues of self-driving vehicles is legal liability for death or injury in the event of an accident.

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