April 2015

Health-tech and renewable energy startups aim for China in Melbourne accelerator program

4:21PM | Tuesday, 21 April 2015 | By Kye White A new accelerator program is set to launch in Melbourne, looking to take Australian startups and push them into the Chinese market.

Unpaid internships a thing of the past for Sydney startup Buziebee

4:11PM | Tuesday, 21 April 2015 | By Broede Carmody Buziebee has developed a platform that allows businesses to post projects and then allows students and graduates to apply to complete those projects.

Why raising 'unicorns' requires the right startup ecosystem: Crossroads report

4:10PM | Tuesday, 21 April 2015 | By Broede Carmody Australia needs to create an environment that is conducive to growing billion-dollar startups if the ecosystem is to reach its full potential, according to the 2015 Crossroads report.

Five tips to help entrepreneurs find a great co-founder

4:06PM | Tuesday, 21 April 2015 | By Michael Ugor General wisdom among tech entrepreneurs is that the ideal number of co-founders is two or three. Here’s a short guide to picking the right person.

Parcel delivery startup Sendle raises $1.8 million in seed funding

4:49PM | Tuesday, 21 April 2015 | By Broede Carmody Australian parcel delivery startup Sendle has raised $1.8 million in seed funding in order to expand its customer reach.

This Brisbane startup wants to make it easier for travellers to meet one another

4:48PM | Tuesday, 21 April 2015 | By Broede Carmody A Queensland startup is looking to help travel bugs find and connect with other travellers and attend local events or simply catch up for a drink.

Facebook cracks down on fake ‘likes’

4:33PM | Tuesday, 21 April 2015 | By Kirsten Robb Don’t fall for dodgy deals offering your business hundreds of fake ‘likes’ – you may be forking out the money for nothing in return.

Why a national science strategy is good for Australia

4:29PM | Tuesday, 21 April 2015 | By Tanya Monro The Minister for Industry and Science, Ian Macfarlane, has indicated he will consult with the science sector to agree on a number of research priorities that will help direct funding.

THE NEWS WRAP: Uber facing court action for discriminating against the blind

4:30AM | Tuesday, 21 April 2015 | By StartupSmart Uber will have to defend itself against a lawsuit which claims the company is discriminating against the blind by refusing to transport guide dogs.

How your bottom line can make a difference to society

4:17PM | Monday, 20 April 2015 | By Kye White Startups should think about how their product contributes to the well-being of their customer, not just for the good of society, but for the good of their bottom lines, according to the Shared Value Project’s Mark Kramer.