August 2014

Twitter releases analytics tool revealing how many people view and interact with your tweets

8:39PM | Thursday, 28 August 2014 | By Andrew Sadauskas Twitter has released a tool called the Tweet Activity Dashboard, allowing users to see real time information about how many users are viewing and interacting with their tweets.

Sydney startup to quench Australia’s thirst for craft beer

8:15PM | Thursday, 28 August 2014 | By Broede Carmody A Sydney startup wants to expose more Australians to craft beer by making it easy for them to shop for local brews online and have them delivered straight to their door.

Pocketbook marks 100,000 users and announces a Series A raise

8:09PM | Thursday, 28 August 2014 | By Kye White Financial services startup Pocketbook has announced it's reached 100,000 users and is seeking $2.5 million in Series A funding.

Thinking about running a competition? Here’s what you need to know

8:04PM | Thursday, 28 August 2014 | By Vanessa Emilio Have you thought about running a contest or competition to boost sales? Here are the key legal details you need to be aware of.

Bitcoin ruling still doesn’t answer which country has the right to tax

8:55PM | Thursday, 28 August 2014 | By Miranda Stewart Last week, the ATO published long-awaited guidance on the Australian tax treatment of bitcoin, in the form of draft rulings regarding income tax, Goods and Services Tax and Fringe Benefits Tax.

THE NEWS WRAP: Apple’s new wearable to be revealed in less than two weeks

8:15AM | Thursday, 28 August 2014 | By Kye White Apple is planning to reveal its new wearable device alongside its new next-generation iPhones on September 9.

Govt MP visits Fishburners, calls for urgent action to help grow Australia’s startup ecosystem

8:07PM | Wednesday, 27 August 2014 | By Kye White Recently, parliamentary secretary to the Minister for Communications, Paul Fletcher, spent time at the Fishburners co-working space in Sydney. He shared some important insights.

UOW launches $10m seed fund to support Australian innovation

8:39PM | Wednesday, 27 August 2014 | By StartupSmart The University of Wollongong’s (UOW) iAccelerate initiative has today launched its $10 million seed fund that will enable a raft of Australian early and advanced startups to grow and thrive.

A new name and fewer neck-beards for growing SydStart

8:21PM | Wednesday, 27 August 2014 | By Kye White Australian startup conference SydStart is considering a name change, in order to reflect its growing prominence as a national startup event.

Where Dungeons & Dragons meets 3D printing

8:30PM | Wednesday, 27 August 2014 | By Kye White Melbourne startup Creo Ludio wants to unlock the potential of 3D printing by offering a tool for users to easily design all sorts of customisable objects.