June 2015

How I used LinkedIn to connect to CEOs and grow my business

6:13PM | Thursday, 25 June 2015 | By Caroline Woodhouse I'd sent email after email, called countless phones, only to hit a big brick wall at every single marketing manager.Then I decided to change tactic and joined LinkedIn.

THE NEWS WRAP: Spotify buys analytics firm Seed Scientific to prepare for the Apple streaming war

6:33AM | Thursday, 25 June 2015 | By StartupSmart Spotify has bought analytics company Seed Scientific in order to prepare itself for an impending streaming war with Apple Music.

UKTI gives Perth real estate startup CrowdfundUP opportunity to open office in London

6:44PM | Wednesday, 24 June 2015 | By Kye White Perth-based real estate crowdfunding platform CrowdfundUP’s plans to open a head office in the United Kingdom will be sped up thanks to UK Trade and Investment (UKTI).

Australia’s fastest hurdler wants to help people write better essays

6:39PM | Wednesday, 24 June 2015 | By Broede Carmody Training for the Commonwealth Games and launching a startup have more in common than people realise, according to Australia’s fastest hurdler.

Giddy-ups get more love than startups in NSW budget: Sydney MP Alex Greenwich

6:32PM | Wednesday, 24 June 2015 | By Broede Carmody The NSW government will invest millions of dollars in STEM education as well as small business in a bid to create the jobs of the future.

Budding entrepreneurs are being urged to create the next big thing in agtech

6:41PM | Wednesday, 24 June 2015 | By Broede Carmody Applications are now open for BlueChilli’s second Westpac Innovation Challenge.

The new economy - how do we get there from here?

6:30PM | Wednesday, 24 June 2015 | By Mardi Dungey The 2015 CEDA State of the Nation Old Economy/New Economy conference posed the question to delegates of what the new economy might look like and the challenges in getting to it.

There are better ways to combat piracy than blocking websites

6:23PM | Wednesday, 24 June 2015 | By Marc C-Scott Will the recently passed legislation actually achieve its stated ends of reducing piracy, and can it be easily circumvented by the public anyway?

No gimmicks: technology in schools must serve a purpose

6:17PM | Wednesday, 24 June 2015 | By Michael Cowlin Just adding more gadgets to the classroom won’t necessarily benefit students. Rather, we need fewer gimmicks and more focus on what actually works.

Why social media advertising could be a better option than search advertising

6:10PM | Wednesday, 24 June 2015 | By Michelle Gamble If you want to reach your audience effectively on social media advertising is now a must.