Australian start-ups are being encouraged to apply for Seedcamp London, a one-day event that claims to give start-ups access to a world-class network of advisors and a direct route to seed capital.
An Australian entrepreneur based in the United States is set to launch StartSomeGood.com, a niche crowdfunding platform aimed exclusively at social enterprises.
Startup Weekend is shutting down its spin-off program the Startup Foundation, which aims to create a more permanent presence in cities, but insists the move won’t compromise its model of quick-fire start-up events.
Australian start-up Immortal Outdoors will receive $40,000 to do business in Chile for six months, after being selected to participate in worldwide acceleration program Start-up Chile.
InsightfulCRM’s Marc Englaro, who sold his business to a US-based firm before buying it back again, has first-hand knowledge of how important it is to be able to decode legal jargon and trust in your own convictions. BY MICHELLE HAMMOND.
Australian-founded live video network Kondoot is about to close a $3.2 million funding round led by US investors, with plans to open a New York office as it hones in on the US market.
A new Australian cloud-based platform called supporter360 has already been snapped up by organisations with a combined income of $500 million, despite still being in its pre-launch phase.
Australian merger and acquisition activity soared in 2011, thanks to multibillion dollar deals made by major mining companies, but Australian IPO volume was at its lowest level since 2001.
The idea of Australia having a “two speed” economy has become so entrenched that it’s easy to overlook the less visible, but yet significant, factors at play among the nation’s start-ups. BY OLIVER MILMAN.
iPledg, a new funding platform for start-ups, has launched with the claim that it will stand out from an increasingly populated crowdfunding market in Australia.
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A US-based serial entrepreneur has described start-up incubators as “ghettos” because most participants fail to secure funding, claiming the real value is in the networks on offer.
Australian start-ups have been given the chance to gain access to some of the sharpest business minds in the US, with Stanford University offering free online courses on entrepreneurship.
Bakery franchise Bakers Delight is ramping up its recruitment drive, expecting to sign up 100 new franchisees by the end of the financial year, despite the gloomy outlook for retail franchises.
Four entrepreneurs are preparing to launch edgeyo, an investment marketplace for start-ups and investors, on Christmas Day.
Online crowdsourcing start-up DesignCrowd has acquired Texan company Brandstack for an undisclosed sum, combining the service with its existing community to launch BrandCrowd.
Almost half of 50 venture-backed companies in the United States were founded or co-founded by immigrants, a study shows, prompting calls for an overhaul of the country’s immigration laws.
Start-ups shouldn’t compromise their offerings in a bid to satisfy high-profile investors, an expert says, after a Saudi Arabian prince invested $301 million into social networking giant Twitter.
Aussie tech start-ups are being encouraged to apply for start-up event Under the Radar, held in the US, which led to acquisitions from the likes of eBay, IBM and Facebook in 2011.
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