March 2014

Tin Alley internship program is back, with newer companies and no pay for tech interns

3:21PM | Monday, 31 March 2014 | By Rose Powell Internship program Tin Alley has introduced a new winter program that places 10 interns in brand new companies, the significant difference to its summer program being that these interns aren’t paid.

The News Wrap: Telstra set to roll out fibre-to-the-node pilot for NBN

3:33AM | Monday, 31 March 2014 | By Bronwen Clune Telstra looks set to have a big role in the construction of the national broadband network, with negotiations on a fibre-to-the-node pilot due to be completed within a month.

How CareMonkey emerged from a moment of parental panic: Startups are Scary series

3:00AM | Monday, 31 March 2014 | By Rose Powell CareMonkey co-founder Troy Westley, had worked in IT roles for decades, and spent the better part plotting his escape to launch his own business.

Discretionary grant programs on hold, concern about startup components

3:27PM | Friday, 28 March 2014 | By Bronwen Clune and Yolanda Redrup The federal government is understood to have placed all federal discretionary grant programs on hold, impacting approximately 100 business grants.

Microsoft announces Office 365 for iPad as Nadella reveals cloud and device vision

3:18PM | Friday, 28 March 2014 | By Andrew Sadauskas New Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella unveiled Office 365 for iPad, a new cloud-based mobility device management platform and revealed his strategy for the company.

Millionaires flock to UK and Singapore in global migration trends

3:13PM | Friday, 28 March 2014 | By Melinda Oliver High net worth individuals (HNWI) have flocked to the UK, Singapore and the US in the last decade, a report looking at the migration of millionaires reveals.

Working mums more valued by small business: Study

3:08PM | Friday, 28 March 2014 | By Broede Carmody Small businesses are more likely than large companies to hire and value working mothers, according to a new research.

Stripe looks at accepting bitcoin, but Australians will have to wait

3:41PM | Friday, 28 March 2014 | By Bronwen Clune Online payments company Stripe is running a trial with US customers that allows them to accept bitcoin payments, but there is no definite date as to when this will be available in Australia.

Plans for Silicon Beach TV in the works

3:30PM | Friday, 28 March 2014 | By Bronwen Clune Silicon Beach Melbourne, a community for entrepreneurs and startup founders, is hoping to branch into TV.

Box: A capital raising journey

3:15PM | Friday, 28 March 2014 | By Niki Scevak Box, the online storage company, filed to go public. More than most startups, Box reveals the awe inspiring Silicon Valley capital machine at work.