In her piece for the New York Times, Audrey Lee tackles when not to say you’re sorry.
Atlassian founder Mike Cannon-Brookes called for Australian start-ups to back themselves and not sell their companies so quickly at a muru-D accelerator event in Sydney.
An Australian start-up whose app helps seniors stay connected with friends and family has acquired a US social network to boost its expansion in the US.
Are you thinking about developing an Android or iPhone app? Or perhaps you’re looking for a great business idea? If so, here’s one video you absolutely must watch.
What would your business do if a large supplier or customer decided to become a competitor? Here are a few of your options.
Digital agency Cypha is the only start-up to scrape into the 20 companies nominated for the digital industry’s AIMIA awards.
Some people say you no longer need business cards. The Taskmaster, most humbly, disagrees.
Her, the movie about a guy who falls in love with his computer operating system, has given us a vision of the future and how humans could interact with technology.
What do you when you realise you’re building a good product but the wrong solution: Start-ups are Scary series1:12AM | Friday, 17 January 2014 | Rose Powell
A year into building their product, beta testers and a mentor told the founders of online publishing start-up Liquid State they needed to start from scratch. Here’s how they recovered.
When Liz Kaelin was told by an accelerator program she needed to find a tech co-founder, she knew it wouldn’t be easy. But after posting a song to YouTube, she’s received 12 applications in a couple of days.
Should you avoid committed advisory relationships from people who won’t financially back you? Ed Dowling, co-founder of App.io, discussed this question at the Startup Victoria Conference last year.
Four-month-old start-up tackling coupons, contests, Lady Gaga and seeing 100% monthly revenue growth1:00AM | Monday, 13 January 2014 | Rose Powell
Coupons have been a playground for start-ups for years, with one of Australia’s biggest start-up success stories, RetailMeNot, selling for $90 million in 2010.
It was the first week back for the StartupSmart team, and there was a lot to cover from the start-up community.
In tune with the music: Kicktone heads to France for pitching competition at Midem music industry event1:05PM | Tuesday, 7 January 2014 | Gavin Lower
Less than a year after quitting his job at a mortgage service centre, Savvas Dimitriou will pitch his music sharing platform Kicktone at the world’s largest music industry networking event in Cannes, France.
Three tips to go from staff consultant to director of a multi-million dollar start-up in three years1:07PM | Tuesday, 7 January 2014 | Rose Powell
When Scott Grigg quit his job at an ASX-listed IT consulting company to launch Chamonix IT Consulting, he knew it was going to be different.
Some of Australia’s top entrepreneurs have some very lofty goals for 2014.
One of the most common pieces of advice for people setting out on the road to starting their own business is how important it is to find a mentor.
Going global against all advice with no funding: HealthKit co-founder shares their Start-ups are Scary moment12:00AM | Friday, 20 December 2013 | Rose Powell
Building a global health administration system was crazy. At least that's what Alison Hardacre and Lachlan Wheeler's friends told them.
What does an Australian start-up need to get investment? NICTA new ventures director crunches the numbers12:38PM | Thursday, 19 December 2013 | Rose Powell
Andrew Stead, the director of new ventures at NICTA, has researched the factors behind the most successful investment-backed Australian start-ups.
Most entrepreneurs know from experience that you need to wheel and deal to get a sale across the line. And that goes for supplier deals as well.