2:28PM | Thursday, 27 February 2014 | By Gavin Lower Applications for the University of New South Wales’s New South Innovations Startup Games have opened, seeking students keen to learn entrepreneurship.
2:16PM | Thursday, 27 February 2014 | By Rose Powell Coffee pre-ordering app Beat the Q has opened up access to 1600 cafes and 320,000 users through their acquisition of Australia’s largest mobile loyalty scheme eCoffeeCard.
2:12PM | Thursday, 27 February 2014 | By Rose Powell Brisbane City Council will be opening up applications for the second intake of its Budding Entrepreneurs Program after a successful pilot program.
2:59PM | Thursday, 27 February 2014 | By Melinda Oliver Freelancer.com, which became a public company in November 2013, has released its first full year annual report, revealing a net profit of $753,000, up 3% on the previous year.
2:59PM | Thursday, 27 February 2014 | By Rose Powell Like most entrepreneurs, Josiah Humphrey and Mark McDonald, both 22, are planning world domination, starting with a move to New York as the first international outpost of their start-up and app development empire.
2:23AM | Thursday, 27 February 2014 | By Andrew Sadauskas Qantas boss Alan Joyce is expected to announce the axing of more than 3000 jobs, along with the early retirement of planes and the sale of airport terminals.
2:00AM | Thursday, 27 February 2014 | By Rose Powell One of Australia’s hottest start-ups, e-commerce platform Bigcommerce has today released Bigcommerce Next, a series of aesthetic, marketing and app features to drive traffic to online stores.
2:52PM | Wednesday, 26 February 2014 | By Rose Powell After months of rising value and hype, the world’s first digital only currency, bitcoin, has weathered a tumultuous week with a virus stealing thousands of coins and major exchange Mt Gox disappearing this week.
2:46PM | Wednesday, 26 February 2014 | By Rose Powell MP High Tech Solutions, a start-up developing thermal imaging sensors for smart buildings and electronics, was celebrated as the most promising start-up at an angel investors’ dinner run by incubator Innovation Bay last night.
2:31PM | Wednesday, 26 February 2014 | By Gavin Lower Ernst & Young has opened nominations for its annual Entrepreneur of the Year awards, with the Australian winner going on to represent the country at the global awards in Monte Carlo.