Five Aussie startups will battle it out on Tuesday night for a share in up to $5 million in funding as part of the 2015 Big Pitch competition.
The term entrepreneur has become a buzzword in recent years. So much so, that the line between business owner and entrepreneur has become increasingly blurred.
Melbourne fintech startup Moula has raised $30 million in Series A funding in a bid to accelerate growth and improve its product offering.
The co-founder of AngelCube, Adrian Stone, is challenging 10 startups to relocate to Melbourne, and he’ll give them $10,000 for 2% equity to do it.
Charity crowdfunding platform Chuffed has raised $3 million in donations, with one million of that being donated in the last three-and-a-half months.
Tech startups have a very different set of needs to the local small business.
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.