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Finding, retaining and empowering the right chief technology officer is often listed as one of the major challenges for Australian start-ups.
Five businesses are in the running for $8,000 in seed capital and a mentoring lunch with Red Balloon’s founder Naomi Simson, after being announced the finalists in Melbourne University’s 2013 Startup competition.
Two Melbourne universities have taken new steps in a national trend of tertiary education providers tapping into Australia’s start-up community.
A new start-up incubator is set to launch this week at Sydney’s northern beachside suburb of Manly, aiming to tap the area’s lifestyle potential as an attractive place to create a new technology business.
Mike Bellamy launched his outsourcing consulting company in China in the late 1990s, after realising most suppliers were facing the same issues.
Flindle, a booking software system for small businesses, has taken out top honours at a pitching competition at the Newcastle Digital Interactive and Green Tech (DiG) festival over the weekend.
Designed to turn Australian technical founders into successful global entrepreneurs, one of Australia’s first start-up accelerators Startmate is now open for applications.
Sydney University’s entrepreneurial accelerator program INCUBATE is set to span universities across the country thanks to a partnership with Google announced this week.
Four medical technology start-ups are set to join the Ignition Labs accelerator program.
Too many start-ups don’t recognise the opportunities their co-founders present to business growth and revenue, says international start-up expert Dr Jana Matthews.
Start-ups will be able to pitch their idea to an exclusive angel investor dinner in Queensland in November, in an event run by start-up networking group Innovation Bay.
Three local entrepreneurs talk about the books that changed their lives and approaches to their careers.
Start-up veteran and Google Australia’s vice president of engineering Alan Noble shared his top four start-up tips at a Google for Entrepreneurs event earlier this week as part of Startup Spring Festival.
Ten start-ups have received “Innovation Leader Scholarships” to the upcoming Creative Innovation Asia Pacific conference (Ci2013).
A new report confirms the Perth start-up ecosystem is gaining traction, and includes over 100 tech start-ups and more than 2,500 people involved in the start-up ecosystem.
The Adelaide start-up scene is ready to fight the idea that Australian start-up founders only get one shot at success, and that failure will derail your career, with entrepreneurial heavyweights set to speak about their biggest disasters.
Happy Startup Spring Festival! What we’re celebrating and what’s next for the Australian start-up community9:00AM | Friday, 20 September 2013 | Rose Powell
The Australian start-up community is one week into a three-week celebration and outreach festival, Startup Spring, with over 100 events taking place across the country.
Flinders University has launched a new program to better connect students with entrepreneurial opportunities and education.
Twenty-three start-ups will pitch to a panel of investors and start-up veterans for prizes ranging from meetings with mentors to tens of thousands of dollars at the upcoming Tech23 conference in October.
Australia prides itself on its multiculturalism. However, migrant entrepreneurs face some unique challenges when starting up.