December 2014

Bid-based shopping platform promises fear-free haggling

12:40PM | Tuesday, 16 December 2014 | By Dinushi Das Sydney-based startup Bidz Direct has developed a new shopping platform that’s attempting to give consumers more control over pricing.

Five words to boost your marketing in the new year

12:28PM | Tuesday, 16 December 2014 | By Amanda Jesnoewski To help you gear up for a bigger, better year ahead, here are five words to put into action to help boost your marketing in 2015.

Tapit opens US office following rapid international expansion

12:16PM | Tuesday, 16 December 2014 | By Broede Carmody An Australian startup leading the way in contactless communications has opened an office in New York as part of its expansion into the US market.

Melbourne Angels nails it with $750,000 investment in augmented reality wearables startup

12:58PM | Tuesday, 16 December 2014 | By Broede Carmody Melbourne Angels has led a syndicated investment worth more than $750,000 in Metaverse Makeovers, a wearable tech startup whose primary product is augmented reality nail accessories.

When emails go public. How to avoid sharing the things you should never have said

12:42PM | Tuesday, 16 December 2014 | By David Glance There is a lesson for us all in the continuing revelations from stolen Sony emails being splashed over world-wide media.

Employees leave their boss not the company: Survey

12:19PM | Tuesday, 16 December 2014 | By Karen Coombs As another year winds down, close to 50% of Australian workers are considering changing their jobs, according to the Australian Institute of Management.

THE NEWS WRAP: SurveyMonkey raises $250 million

12:24AM | Tuesday, 16 December 2014 | By Broede Carmody Online survey platform SurveyMonkey has raised $250 million in equity financing, meaning the company is now worth around $2 billion.

AirTree Ventures barking up the right tree with Pawshake

12:07AM | Tuesday, 16 December 2014 | By Kye White AirTree Ventures has made pet-sitting marketplace Pawshake the first startup to receive investment from its latest fund.

Melbourne startup aims to make buying a car easier than ever before

12:07PM | Monday, 15 December 2014 | By Broede Carmody A Victorian startup is looking to shake up the online car buying space and has already secured $2 million in seed funding.

Voxiebox holographic technology moves a step closer to dream of commercialisation

12:01PM | Monday, 15 December 2014 | By Broede Carmody A South Australian startup is hoping to turn advanced holographic display technology into a commercially viable product.