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August 2015

"Prenup" guidelines show how to stay on the right side of the angels

8:33PM | Friday, 28 August 2015 | By Denham Sadler Australian entrepreneurs are struggling to communicate properly with angel investors, leading them to be unable to extract the most value from these relationships, investors say.

Imagine Cup winner Eyenaemia partners with aid groups to diagnose at-risk children

8:03PM | Friday, 28 August 2015 | By Kye White An Australian startup is partnering with the Red Cross and Save the Children to help diagnose anaemia in children in Mali and Bangladesh.

CryptoPhoto iAward shows how “awesome” it is, co- founder says

8:58PM | Friday, 28 August 2015 | By Kye White For Chris Drake and his startup CryptoPhoto, winning an iAward means credibility and for a startup developing security technology, few things are more important.

Investor speed dating to be part of Future Assembly

8:50PM | Friday, 28 August 2015 | By Denham Sadler A new tech conference focusing on the Internet of Things wants attendees to walk away with practical connections and investment opportunities, not just new knowledge.

Former PM Julia Gillard on STEM, diversity, and how dragons and sharks encourage Aussies to be entrepreneurs

8:34PM | Friday, 28 August 2015 | By Denham Sadler Making entrepreneurship more visible and embracing it as a part of Australian culture, will encourage the next generation of Australian innovators, according to former prime minister Julia Gillard

The 'green-tech' future is a flawed vision of sustainability

8:20PM | Friday, 28 August 2015 | By Samuel Alexander Many of us harbour a vision whereby technology solves the world's most pressing environmental problems, but could this idea drive even greater damage?

The robots are coming for your job! Why digital literacy is so important for the jobs of the future

8:14PM | Friday, 28 August 2015 | By Stewart Riddle In a report released this week, the Foundation for Young Australians claims that up to 70% of young people are preparing for jobs that will no longer exist in the future.

Four things you can learn from the innovator who discovered a simple cancer test when he was just 15

8:11PM | Friday, 28 August 2015 | By Broede Carmody If governments want to create the jobs of the future they need to stop talking about science and technology skills and start removing the real barriers that hamper young people from accessing scientific research.

Like-minded world: Facebook clocks up a billion users in one day

8:37AM | Friday, 28 August 2015 | By Kye White “On Monday, 1 in 7 people on Earth used Facebook to connect with their friends and family,” Zuckerberg says.

Access code: Google’s secret hiring process put programmers through their paces

8:33AM | Friday, 28 August 2015 | By Kye White Google has a secret hiring process that targets potential employees before they’ve even thought to apply for a job with the tech giant.
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