May 2014

Mobile video app shortlisted for journalism grant looks to solve crowdsourced content problem

5:18PM | Friday, 30 May 2014 | By Kye White A Brisbane startup is developing an app which aims to give journalists much easier access to crowdsourced content.

Four ways to identify startup opportunities

5:12PM | Friday, 30 May 2014 | By Joss Evans

Spreets and StyleTread co-founders take a shine to jewellery startup Gemjoli

5:45PM | Friday, 30 May 2014 | By Kye White Spreets co-founder Justus Hammer and StyleTread co-founder Bjorn Behrendt have joined Australian online jewellery startup Gemjoli as advisory board members.

New digs, startup roots: How 99designs is adapting its startup culture to rapid growth

5:09PM | Friday, 30 May 2014 | By Kye White Design marketplace company 99designs is one of Australia’s most successful startups and their new converted warehouse-style offices in Richmond are testament to that.

Best of the Web: Why Mickey Mouse is cool with pirates

5:33AM | Friday, 30 May 2014 | By Cara Waters For years, Disney was notoriously heavy-handed in defence of its intellectual property. Then along came Frozen.

THE NEWS WRAP: Intel revs up its auto offerings

5:20AM | Friday, 30 May 2014 | By Kye White Intel has unveiled its technology for autonomous cars. The chip maker will provide an application-ready platform with its own processors and operating system.

New business opportunities as ACT and iiNet jumps on the free Wi-Fi bandwagon

5:48PM | Thursday, 29 May 2014 | By Andrew Sadauskas The ACT government and internet service provider iiNet are the latest in a growing number of telcos, as well as state and territory governments, to announce the rollout of public Wi-Fi programs.

Want to invest? There’s an app for that

5:43PM | Thursday, 29 May 2014 | By Kye White Sharemarket information app StockLight, inspired by Benjamin Graham’s classic investor book The Intelligent Investor, is exceeding its founder’s expectations just a year after launch.

TuShare is to care: Aussie startup thinks big for Global Sharing Day

5:32PM | Thursday, 29 May 2014 | By StartupSmart This Sunday is Global Sharing Day and Australian share economy startup TuShare is celebrating by organising a flash-sharing extravaganza with its 5000 Share campaign.

Food charity startup hungry to meet demand for more donations

5:30PM | Thursday, 29 May 2014 | By Kye White Government changes to social welfare policy mean an increased demand for food donations and a new app developed by startup Foodbank Local is hoping to help meet that demand.