If a book is becoming something that can be downloaded from the app store, texted to your mobile phone, read in 140-character instalments on Twitter, or, indeed, watched on YouTube, what will that do to literature?
Transport booking platform Jayride is expanding into the US off the back of a $1.5 million capital raise earlier this year.
Sydney is well on its way to becoming a hub for financial technology companies with the launch of two co-working spaces for fintech startups.
Coffee Meets Bagel, the startup which entrepreneur and investor Mark Cuban offered to buy for $US30 million on the US version of Shark Tank earlier this year, has launched in Australia.
Sorry, Sydney: Square joins Eventbrite, Etsy and Stripe and chooses Melbourne as its Australian headquarters5:07PM | Thursday, 21 May 2015 | Broede Carmody
Payments platform Square is the latest big-name international startup to launch an Australian headquarters in Melbourne thanks to the city’s reputation as a technology and cultural hub.
Design marketplace Redbubble has raised $15.5 million to fund its European expansion and further product development.
TripAdvisor acquire restaurant booking startup Dimmi: why it’s important to find “a bunch of guys that give a shit”5:34PM | Wednesday, 20 May 2015 | Kye White
Australian restaurant booking startup Dimmi agreed to be acquired by TripAdvisor because they believed they found “a bunch of guys that give a shit” about the Dimmi brand.
In order to convince us to spend so much of our time playing, game design relies heavily on behavioural psychology.
The latest round of entrepreneurs to graduate from 500 Startups have pitched their companies, with one Aussie startup taking out the top spot on investment ranking platform Mattermark.
Ridesharing startup Uber will soon launch a premium UberX service in Melbourne following the company’s decision to slash prices by 15% in order to snuff out competition and encourage more users to jump onto the platform.
Airtasker’s $6.5 million raise will be used to boost product development but more importantly plan for the company’s expansion into Asia, according to co-founder and chief executive Tim Fung.
The on-demand storage space is heating up in Australia with the official launch of Melbourne startup Boxly.
A senior Flight Centre executive has dismissed Uber and Airbnb, claiming the services will only “be a small part of the [tourism] industry”.
Startups need to do more than just sell products, according to the founder of an online marketplace shortlisted for the 2015 StartupSmart Awards.
Canberra-based startup Enabled Employment has launched a new platform in order to help returning veterans ease back into the workforce and, by extension, civilian life.
Australian workplace culture analytics startup Culture Amp raised $US6.3 million ($A8.25m) without needing a pitch deck.
Last year proved there are still plenty of opportunities to make money in the new media business.
The proliferation of personal computing means employees are far more empowered to use whatever tools aid them in their work, without needing permission from legal and corporate headquarters.
Handkrafted, the online marketplace that allows people to buy custom-made items from craftspeople and artisans, has attracted $25,000 in seed funding from QUT Creative Enterprise Australia.
Australian startups should more readily form partnerships with other companies in order to keep focusing on what they do best, according to the chair of streaming service Moshcam.