Business advice and education
Dan Brand graduated from uni 12 weeks ago, but not before the poor quality of some of his lecturers drove him to launch a rapidly growing business for which he has just locked in an angel investor.
The latest intake in the Startmate accelerator is getting to the business end of the program: pitch days in Sydney, Melbourne and San Francisco.
When Alex John fractured his back on a home-made waterslide, he thought his life as he knew it could well be over.
After an intense four weekend startup accelerator program, the cofounders of FoodEasy say they learnt a lot about how to make money from limited resources.
A new accelerator program focused on efficiency solutions for government departments has been launched at the Australian National University by ACT Chief Minister Katy Gallagher.
Sam Birmingham has played a key role in developing the Perth ecosystem, and a couple of startups, so far. And this month, he’s going to learn how to code come hell or high water.
Silicon Valley-based training facility the Singularity University is offering a fully sponsored position in its graduate studies program to an Australian startup founder developing an idea or project in the climate and environment sector.
With an explosion in more jobs than there are computer science students, learning computer programming is as essential for the 21st century as learning to read or write.
Melbourne University’s startup accelerator MAP will officially launch for the year at an event tonight.
Discussion hosted by UTS Business School looks at the need to foster an entrepreneurial spirit in Australia3:05PM | Monday, 24 March 2014 | Lesley Parker
Panellists agree that government at all levels, investors, industry and universities all have important roles to play, especially by collaborating.
UTS Business School and venture technology company BlueChilli have formed a partnership to develop startup-like innovation skills within the corporate sector.
With Australian startup people heading back from South by Southwest in Austin, many of them felt the event may be losing its lustre due to its sheer scale.
Jack Aldridge has been working with US enterprise uShip since it was a start-up and says he’s learned a lot as the company has taken off.
The Tin Alley program has been declared a success with two of the five Melbourne University students involved in the program hired after completing their internships at tech start-ups and councils.
By definition, every start-up plans to get global sooner or later. But scaling a business poorly is one of the fastest ways to kill it, according to two Stanford lecturers.
A newly launched co-working space in Bega may well be one of Australia’s most remote, with the closest metropolitan centre, Canberra, a three-hour drive away.
Bond University has announced it will run its first accelerator program this year, as part of the national rollout of the Incubate program.
Partnering with a large corporate may appear attractive for start-ups, but a co-founder of Facebook marketing platform Tiger Pistol says there are important issues to consider.
Remember those piano or guitar lessons you loved (or hated) as a kid? Perhaps you were forced to go to tennis lessons? Now you’re in business, it’s time to hire another coach.
Susan Wu is a start-up veteran and investor who has worked with some of the best founders in the business. She IPOed her first company at 24 and advised companies including Twitter, Square and Medium.