A Sydney entrepreneur has been named the local ambassador for Blackbox Connect, a Silicon Valley co-working space and boarding house for start-ups, after spending two weeks there.
Tech start-up incubator ilab is offering competitive grants of up to $50,000 for Queensland entrepreneurs, after opening its doors to new premises and programs today.
Has the time come for you to change – or “pivot” – your business direction? Before you do, here are some key points you need to consider. BY OLIVER MILMAN.
Every business has weaknesses, but how many actually invest time spotting them and fixing them? It’s a simple and fast way to improve your market position.
Melbourne-based incubator AngelCube has announced the eight start-ups that have joined its 2012 program, all of which are now being put under the microscope by “tough love” mentors.
Sydney-based start-up Drive My Car Rentals is on the hunt for a new chief executive after its former chief executive chose to step aside.
Seek co-founder Matt Rockman was the “little guy” who challenged Murdoch. Now he reveals the secrets to his success and his search for the next big thing. BY OLIVER MILMAN.
Sydney-based start-up Airtasker has commenced operations in Melbourne and now intends to embark on a nationwide expansion, after securing $1.5 million in funding.
A rebound in business confidence could lead to an increase in acquisitions in the next 12 months, new research suggests.
Australian franchise Crust Gourmet Pizza Bars will open its first store in the United States next month as part of an expansion strategy that encapsulates Asia, New Zealand and the Middle East.
The most common decisions are the ones that sink the majority of start-ups, according to a US academic, with local industry figures saying the situation is similar in Australia.
Niche sites operating in the daily deals space can’t afford to stand still, says the co-founder of daily deal wine site Vinomofo, which has partnered with industry giant Catch Of The Day.
Australian entrepreneurs are among those being targeted by Canada, after the country announced its plan to develop a new immigrant start-up visa program.
The concept of getting jobs done is more than a marketing strategy. It is a useful and simple tool that all start-ups should use when developing their business strategy. BY MARC PESKETT.
The York Butter Factory's sexist tweet begs the question: just how male-centric is the tech sector? The answer may surprise you. BY OLIVER MILMAN AND MICHELLE HAMMOND.
Twitter has acquired social analytics start-up Hotspots.io for an undisclosed sum, with the Hotspots.io team expected to join Twitter.
The 25-year-old founder of mini motocross franchise Braaap has outlined an ambitious plan to open 50 new retail outlets in the next five years.
Knowing how to pitch to an audience is one of the most important things an entrepreneur needs to know, particularly if they plan on raising capital from investors. BY MICHELLE HAMMOND.
Australian software specialist Reckon has taken a 30% stake in Sydney start-up Connect2Field for $660,000, with Connect2Field describing Reckon as an ideal partner for its future ambitions.
Apple and Samsung products were among the most searched for online items in March, according to findings from Getprice, but bicycles and leisure options were also high on the list.