Innovation centre opens in Melbourne’s east

7:25PM | Friday, 31 July 2015 | Denham Sadler

The Eastern Innovation Business Centre (EIBC) in Clayton will be opening next week, and is still accepting applications for potential tenants.


Enlarged fintech startup hub set to open

7:15PM | Friday, 31 July 2015 | Denham Sadler

A new co-working hub aiming to accelerate the development of Australian fintech startups will now be opening its doors on Monday, after pushing back its launch to accommodate for “overwhelming interest” in the space.

 | Workspace

What’s the point of education if Google can tell us anything?

7:57PM | Tuesday, 28 July 2015 | Ibrar Bhatt

Can’t remember the name of the two elements that scientist Marie Curie discovered? Or who won the 1945 UK general election? Ask Google.

 | Technology  | Managing people

How to lead, inspire and get the most out of your startup team

7:53PM | Thursday, 23 July 2015 | Mark McDonald

Your team is your most valuable asset and an essential element of great execution. After all, great ideas do not matter if they can’t be executed.

 | Managing people

Australia needs to let go of fear and build a startup ecosystem that nurtures 'unicorn' potential

7:04PM | Thursday, 16 July 2015 | Mark McDonald

The Australian digital economy will represent a 3.7% share of Australian GDP in 2016, but we are still well behind countries like the UK, Japan and the US.

 | Growth Strategy  | Technology  | Leadership

Major police operation takes place at Geelong startup incubator and co-working space

7:37PM | Wednesday, 15 July 2015 | Denham Sadler

About 15-20 police officers arrived at the Startup Cloud co-working space at about 10.30am Wednesday, and police were still at the premises in the afternoon.

 | Legal matters

Hey SydStart, looking for female conference speakers? Here are almost 50 women you could call for starters

7:42PM | Wednesday, 15 July 2015 | Denham Sadler

It’s a problem in the industry that some are starting to address, with a call to “hack” all-male panels by men giving up their seats to women.

 | Leadership

As CEO exits, Reddit finds to its cost that even unpaid workers can go on strike

7:39PM | Tuesday, 14 July 2015 |  Rebecca Taylor

Worker frustration and disputes that result in forms of organised industrial action such as strikes, go-slows, even sabotage, are as old as waged labour.

 | Managing people

Four ways to motivate the unmotivated

7:10PM | Tuesday, 14 July 2015 | Bri Williams

How do you get the unmotivated to do what you want them to do?

 | Managing people

SydStart’s first batch of speakers are all men, but organisers promise women are on the way

7:10PM | Monday, 13 July 2015 | Denham Sadler

SydStart announced 10 Australian and international speakers last week, and they all have one thing in common.

 | Leadership

Tech companies spend big money on bias training—but it hasn't improved diversity numbers

7:16PM | Monday, 13 July 2015 | David Miller

Facebook recently redoubled its efforts on bias training when its diversity numbers barely budged from last year, now at 16% female, 3% Hispanic and 1% black among its tech workers.

 | Leadership

Why every child deserves the chance to learn how to code – even if they don’t go on to become developers

7:41PM | Thursday, 9 July 2015 | Kye White

Every Australian student deserves the opportunity to learn how to code, according to CodeCamp co-founder Ben Levi.

 | Leadership

Hacking Age to tackle Australia’s ageing population

7:35PM | Tuesday, 7 July 2015 | Broede Carmody

Software engineers and medical experts will come together on Friday in order to tackle some of the biggest issues facing Australia’s ageing population.

 | Leadership

Inside the tech industry: Women tell what it’s really like

7:13PM | Tuesday, 7 July 2015 | Brad Howarth

Where the heck are the women in tech? Technology businesses are realising belatedly the limitations of a male-dominated workforce.

 | Leadership

Why the best salespeople are negotiators

7:50PM | Friday, 3 July 2015 | Trent Leyshan

There are many aspects to a sales role. But, there is one area that is critical to all sales or customer engagement processes: negotiation skills.

 | Leadership

Science funding should go to people, not projects

6:20PM | Tuesday, 30 June 2015 | Merlin Crossley

Prominent American biologist Ronald Germain, has recently published a remarkable suggestion about research funding in the top bioscience journal, Cell.

 | Leadership

Startups should now start thinking about drawing up employee share schemes

6:21PM | Friday, 26 June 2015 | Kye White

Startups should now start framing a philosophy around how they want to reward their employees when building employee share schemes

 | Planning  | Financing a business  | Leadership  | How to start a...

Software company promises employees holiday bonus of almost $10,000 – if they resist these little temptations

6:26PM | Friday, 26 June 2015 | Broede Carmody

The chief executive of a software company in the United States is giving his staff $US7500 when they go on holiday – but there’s a catch.

 | Managing people

Perks or pay? What workers want

6:32PM | Monday, 22 June 2015 | Georgia Dent

Google is famous for many reasons, chief among which is the suite of benefits it offers its employees. But is it enough?

 | Leadership

Contractors or employees? Californian ruling shows how Uber and other startups tread a thin line

6:52PM | Thursday, 18 June 2015 | Broede Carmody

The Californian employer watchdog has determined that an Uber driver should be classified as an employee, not an independent contractor, and therefore entitled to reimbursements.

 | Legal matters