Online cafe startup Posse Beat the Q Group has closed an oversubscribed $5 million funding round following a merger at the end of last year.
Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore introduced a new action plan this week that outlines what the city needs to do in order to be a “leader in the tech startup field”.
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Sydney is now at 16th on the 2015 Global Startup Ecosystem Rankings, falling four places from 2012, while Melbourne has dropped out of the top 20 completely.
Labor has committed to establishing an advisory board for entrepreneurial issues as part of a series of commitments on startups and innovation.
StartupAUS is turning its attention to policy measures that it believes can strengthen Australia’s startup ecosystem, starting with entrepreneurship visas.
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Investor and entrepreneur Steve Baxter says Australia needs to move away from the idea that tech startups emerge from research.
Fitness pass startup KFit gets ready for expansion after closing $3.25 million funding round led by Sequoia7:49PM | Friday, 24 July 2015 | Denham Sadler
Asia-Pacific KFit closes $3.25 million in funding as the subscription-based gym services market becomes increasingly oversaturated in Australia.
“We can, we must, do better”: CSIRO report highlights innovation inefficiency as roadblock to growth7:21PM | Thursday, 23 July 2015 | Denham Sadler
A new CSIRO report has highlighted Australia’s poor innovation efficiency and research-business collaboration as major roadblocks to entrepreneurial innovation.
Parking finder startup Divvy has partnered with car sharing platform GoGet, opening up more customers for both and working towards their combined goal of making transport more efficient.
Melbourne-based café discovery startup Beanhunter is partnering with Uber to help users get to and from their favourite coffee places.
Melbourne-based online furniture marketplace Brosa has scored a $2 million investment as it looks to grow its team and expand its customer base.
The Court of Appeals in the US has ratified Apple’s guilt in the e-book case. And it provides two lessons for Australia.
Online consulting marketplace Expert360 has closed an oversubscribed Series A funding round of $4.1 million, marking the first time Singapore-based Frontier Ventures has invested in an Australian startup.
Now that funds have been committed to the Start-up Victoria project, people are beginning to ask questions – where’s the money going to go?
Netflix and Fitbit have established themselves as dominant players, but both face significant challenges in a market that may collapse at any time.
Matt Barrie never imagined Freelancer.com would be involved in space travel but hundreds of Freelancer members have responded to a challenge to help design products for NASA with gusto.
Netflix has announced huge growth in the second financial quarter, as figures show the online streaming service is dominating the market in Australia after launching in March.
The Australian digital economy will represent a 3.7% share of Australian GDP in 2016, but we are still well behind countries like the UK, Japan and the US.