Startmate alumni Happy Inspector has outlined its plans after partnering with Queensland-based business Rent Resumé, in its digital bid to shake up the real estate industry.
Are you looking to set up your first board of directors? There are eight key factors you need to look out for. BY JAMES BECK and GEOFFREY KIEL.
Don't let the tough exterior fool you – Old Taskmaster has a softer side. However, even Christmas generosity has limits.
Government body AusIndustry has opened its latest round of applications for the Textile, Clothing and Footwear (TCF) Small Business Program, which offers grants of up to $50,000.
Niche dating website 7pm anywhere is among the eight start-ups accepted into the 2013 Startmate program, which will include two demo days and a two-month stint in Silicon Valley.
Personal shopping magazine Shop2 has spoken of its experience as the first Australian start-up to participate in US incubator AngelPad.
The commercialisation arm of Flinders University is setting up a new course called Venture Dorm, which will include a trip to Austin, Texas for participants with the best business models.
Are kids too lazy these days? Old Taskmaster recently learnt a valuable business lesson from a group of Gen Ys.
Female entrepreneurs in high-growth sectors are being encouraged to submit an application to Springboard Enterprises, which aims to help them secure funding from local and US investors.
Innovation can be an elusive concept. However, if you’re trying to reshape an industry, it’s worth examining these lessons from Australia’s three most creative start-ups. BY OLIVER MILMAN.
Are you feeling dog tired? Hounded by the pressures of launching a business? Before you go barking mad, there could be something you need to fetch.
The third bi-annual SME Direction survey, sponsored by WHK Group & Crowe Horwath, reveals 57.3% of SMEs would vote for the Coalition if the poll was held now, compared to 11.2% for Labor.
Yahoo! has acquired video chat broadcasting app OnTheAir less than two months after acquiring mobile recommendations app Stamped.
Pollenizer founder Mick Liubinskas has defended the ‘lean’ start-up model, following criticisms from famed US venture capitalist Marc Andreessen.
Global eCommerce company Alibaba.com has presented three key tips for Australian start-ups looking to source goods from China.
Real estate veteran Michael Davoren intends to double the number of local RE/MAX offices to 120, after being named the first-ever Australian master franchisee of the US company.
Another European funding avenue for tech start-ups has opened up, with Startupbootcamp Amsterdam offering teams €15,000 in seed funding and the opportunity to pitch for more.
Valar Ventures, a fund backed by PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel, has joined another firm to invest an additional US$49 million into cloud-based start-up Xero.
The director of Sydney clean tech start-up enLighten has outlined some key tips for companies doing business in the United States, after attending the Cleantech Open Global Forum.
Start-ups should respond to skepticism systematically and be prepared for a fight from the very beginning, says Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, who has shared his thoughts on entrepreneurship.