7:46PM | Tuesday, 1 July 2014 | By Chris Ridd There’s nothing worse than not getting paid for your hard work. But while it is disappointing, there is some consolation for small business owners: you can claim the bad debt as a tax deduction.
7:07AM | Tuesday, 1 July 2014 | By StartupSmart Australian non-profits wanting to turn their technology-driven ideas into reality can now apply to the Google Impact Challenge Australia for the opportunity to share in $2 million in grants.
7:20AM | Tuesday, 1 July 2014 | By Kye White Twitter has acquired advertising technology firm Tap Commerce for a price in the region of $100 million, sources have told Re/code.
6:23PM | Monday, 30 June 2014 | By Kye White Australia has long punched above its weight in sports, and now a new accelerator aims to help Australian sports technology startups excel.
6:48PM | Monday, 30 June 2014 | By Kye White Victoria is leading the way with new regulatory changes that will open up the taxi industry, according to Ingogo founder Hamish Petrie.
6:32PM | Monday, 30 June 2014 | By Kye White StartupAUS and the Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCAL) have called on the federal government to ensure adequate funding is provided to the Commercialising Ideas stream of the Entrepreneurs’ Infrastructure Program.
6:59PM | Monday, 30 June 2014 | By Kye White Bigcommerce has refused to confirm or deny a report that it has negotiated a deal to acquire the customers of eBay-owned competitor Magento’s Go service.
6:41PM | Monday, 30 June 2014 | By David Glance In a move that has as many people puzzled as outraged, Facebook has published research that involved a deliberate attempt to manipulate the emotional state of 689,000 of its users.
6:40PM | Monday, 30 June 2014 | By Nina Hendy Failure is always a possibility in the startup world. But even a crushing, financially devastating and humiliating failure can’t stop some from picking up the pieces and starting again.
6:46AM | Monday, 30 June 2014 | By StartupSmart Five Canberra-based businesses have been accepted into the inaugural 2014 GRIFFIN Accelerator program.