October 2015

Kiwis show the way with equity crowdfunding, Anna Guenther says

10:32PM | Friday, 9 October 2015 | By Denham Sadler Relaxing the regulations surrounding equity crowdfunding in Australia could have huge benefits for the startup community.

Different plane: Would-be Amazon competitor Jet pivots less than three months after launch

10:27PM | Friday, 9 October 2015 | By Kye White Jet, the high-profile startup touted to be Amazon’s next big competitor, has pivoted, just three months after launch.

How to hire a good growth hacker for your startup

10:14PM | Friday, 9 October 2015 | By Mark McDonald Once your startup takes off, one of the big challenges you’re going to face is finding talented employees capable of driving its growth.

FlexCareers helps female professionals get back to work after pregnant pause

10:04PM | Friday, 9 October 2015 | By Kye White FlexCareers wants to help women find their way back into work after maternity leave.

Your phone and watch could warn you of deadly heart problems. So why don't they?

10:57PM | Friday, 9 October 2015 | By David Glance The heart rate measurement feature in the Apple Watch was intended as an aid to those using the device during exercise sessions. But it could do so much more.

A code of ethics in IT: just lip service or something with bite?

10:48PM | Friday, 9 October 2015 | By Robert Merkel Many professionals risk the wrath of their governing body if they act against any code of ethics. But not so the IT industry.

Inspiring Women: Lisa Messenger – author, entrepreneur, challenger

10:41PM | Friday, 9 October 2015 | By Women’s Agenda With fans including Sir Richard Branson, Best-selling author Bradley Trevor Grieve, and a social media following of over 100,000, Lisa’s vision is to build a community of likeminded people who want to change the world.

Mortgage Choice shuts down comparison site Help Me Choose amid crowded online market

10:32PM | Friday, 9 October 2015 | By Broede Carmody Home loan comparison website Help Me Choose has closed five years after it was purchased by publicly-listed mortgage broking firm Mortgage Choice.

Uber pursues data breach ‘with link to Lyft tech chief’

10:27AM | Friday, 9 October 2015 | By Kye White Uber is focusing legal efforts on learning more about a data breach earlier that can be traced to the chief of technology at competing ride-sharing service Lyft.

Easier to be more diverse from the start, says Nitro’s Sam Chandler

10:27PM | Thursday, 8 October 2015 | By Kye White The earlier you start thinking about diversity in your startup the easier it will be to naturally grow a diverse team in the long run.