Space, the final (hackathon) frontier: Australian entrepreneurs encouraged to boldly go where no startup has gone before4:50PM | Friday, 17 April 2015 | Andrew Sadauskas
The 2015 SpaceApps Challenge Adelaide, a space-themed hackathon organised by NASA, has highlighted the growing potential of startups Australian space exploration space.
Most industries are vulnerable to digital disruption of established business models, including public sector services. The question is whether such industries use the opportunity to reposition in their markets by disrupting themselves.
Now in its third year, the UNSW Startups Games has given over 80 individuals an intense entrepreneurial experience – four full weekends over one month – and essentially a platform to launch a startup for the first time or, in some cases, use the experience to become employees with an entrepreneur’s skillset.
Brisbane is set to host Australia’s first Startup Weekend focusing solely on the health tech sector, with organisers expecting over a hundred participants including from interstate.
Out of the 144 countries ranked by the WEF, the strength of China’s innovation environment now lies just seven places behind ours.
According to the Intergenerational Report (IGR) released earlier this month, Australia’s future productivity and prosperity depends on innovation and technology.
Digital epidemiology is the idea that the health of a population can be assessed through digital traces, in real time.
Sydney will soon see a co-working space dedicated to people under the age of 28.
A PhD student at the University of Technology, Sydney has been awarded the 2015 Fulbright Indigenous Postgraduate Scholarship to advance his research into the socio-economic and cultural impacts of indigenous entrepreneurship and social enterprise.
An Australian IT company has built a prototype that may give voice recognition technology a much needed shot in the arm.
Corporates are paying more attention to startups but there is still a long way to go when it comes to the two collaborating, according to a number of experts helping Australian businesses drive innovation.
Although the drivers behind Apple’s success include those that are specific to the brand, it is what the phone means in terms of social- and self-identity that determines the difference between buying a Samsung phone and an Apple one.
The hype around the next generation of Windows reached a new high this week with the Windows 10 Preview, held at Microsoft’s Redmond HQ in the US.
A Victorian startup is looking to shake up the online car buying space and has already secured $2 million in seed funding.
A “light steady, balanced regulatory touch” should be used in the development of equity-based crowdfunding legislation, according to a federal opposition policy paper.
Add Microsoft to the ever-growing list of companies accepting bitcoin payments.
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 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.
Increasingly, we're seeing more businesses and organisations of all sizes value the importance of innovation.
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.