July 2015

Successful applicants for River City Labs Sponsored Entrepreneur Program to get free co-working space and mentoring

7:45PM | Monday, 6 July 2015 | By Kye White Early-stage startups looking for co-working space in Queensland are encouraged to apply for River City Labs Sponsored Entrepreneur Program.

Victorian government remains committed to $60 million startup fund but still no detail in sight

7:03PM | Monday, 6 July 2015 | By Kye White The Victorian government remains committed to its $60 million ‘startup initiative’ but still cannot provide any detail on how the money will be spent.

Aussie startup Kent and Lime’s curated men’s fashion offering sizes up Asian market

7:53PM | Monday, 6 July 2015 | By Kye White Australian startup Kent and Lime is in the process of closing a $750,000 seed round, and eyeing off the as yet untouched curated shopping market in Asia.

Julian Assange on Google, surveillance and predatory capitalism

7:43PM | Monday, 6 July 2015 | By John Keane Since the last time we were together inside his prison lodgings at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, a few things have changed.

Reddit shutdown a culmination of its community’s frustrations

7:19PM | Monday, 6 July 2015 | By David Glance In a first for the site, many of the subreddits have been taken private, effectively blocking access to users, in a protest over the forced departure of Reddit’s Director of Communications.

How Alton Lane set out to disrupt men’s fashion: Five lessons for your business

7:12PM | Monday, 6 July 2015 | By Cara Waters Lessons in entrepreneurial thinking from the US business using 3D scanners to shake up men’s fashion.

THE NEWS WRAP: Most of Reddit back online, CEO apologises for letting its community down

7:19AM | Monday, 6 July 2015 | By Kye White Reddit chief executive officer Ellen Pao has apologised for the way in which the popular online message board handled the dismissal of a high ranking employee.

StartNest, one of Sydney’s first co-working spaces, closes its doors

7:16PM | Friday, 3 July 2015 | By Kye White A host of new co-working spaces opening in the Sydney area has led to the closure of one of the first to launch outside the CBD – StartNest.

Goodness gracious, success is in the box for this Aussie startup

7:30PM | Friday, 3 July 2015 | By Kye White GoodnessMe Box is the latest Australian startup offering a service that’s achieved success in the United States, and is now emulating it here in Australia.

The five most popular Aussie startups on Product Hoist from June

7:59PM | Friday, 3 July 2015 | By Steven Speldewinde Interestingly, more and more of the popular startups featured on Product Hoist are based outside of the traditional startup hubs Sydney and Melbourne.