Innovators in the sports technology sector are being tipped to receive long-overdue commercialisation opportunities following the launch of an industry body and an upcoming multi-million dollar investment fund.
A US start-up called Twice is pushing the ‘acqui-hire’ trend to new levels by offering $1 million to acquire any “well-qualified” technical and design-savvy entrepreneurs who have failed with their own ventures.
The NAB Monthly Business Survey indicates business confidence is still very patchy.
If your start-up is developing a new invention, the Federal Government's R&D Tax Incentive can return up to 45 cents for every dollar spent on it. Here are some facts to be aware of before you apply. BY MAHESH SHARMA.
Recent renovations at Taskmaster Towers have unearthed a valuable business lesson for anyone planning or building a major project.
The national business name register is continuing to give start-ups headaches.
A growing number of entrepreneurs launch start-ups while still in full-time work. However, if you’re thinking about building a business part-time, there are risks you must be aware of. BY ALEXANDRA CAIN.
Newly launched platform OzFounded is to put Australian start-ups on the map – quite literally – in a bid to facilitate networking among entrepreneurs and technology companies.
Staff feedback is important for any organisation, but being criticised can feel unpleasant. Here’s how to create an effective communication environment in your start-up. BY MARK CAPPS.
Incubator program Startmate will return with a vengeance in 2013, doubling its investment to $50,000 per start-up and extending the program to five months, two of which will be spent in Silicon Valley.
A female entrepreneurship group says while it supports the idea of training women to become angel investors, as seen in the US, we first need to train women to think like entrepreneurs.
We live in an increasingly globalised world. If you want your start-up to make it big overseas, here are five Aussie-led businesses you should pay attention to. BY OLIVER MILMAN
Microsoft is in talks to acquire US-based digital music service Rdio, a start-up created by a co-founder of Skype, it’s been reported.
Here are five tips from Topshop about what makes it top dog when it comes to fast fashion.
Almost a quarter of US tech start-ups were founded by immigrants, according to a new report by the Kauffman Foundation, but this figure is currently in decline.
Tech entrepreneur Sean Parker has described the current climate in Silicon Valley as “the most toxic time ever” for his latest start-up Airtime, which is struggling to take off.
Roast and grill chain Bucking Bull is the latest franchise to shun major shopping centres, opening a store outside a local supermarket in Queensland in a bid to reduce operating costs.
Australian company Microlatch is at the forefront of the smartphone and mobile payment systems security revolution.
Australian online retailers are being encouraged to “do more with the same budget” in order to retain customers, after a report revealed only a quarter of local businesses currently offer free delivery.
An events management and marketing company has launched Australia’s largest ever crowdfunding campaign, attempting to raise $1.2 million on iPledg.