10:02PM | Monday, 20 October 2014 | By Kye White Venture capital firm OneVentures has announced the first close on its Innovation and Growth Fund II, which is set to inject $100 million into the Australian Series B and Series C venture capital landscape.
10:51PM | Monday, 20 October 2014 | By Broede Carmody A taxi booking app backed by the likes of Paul Bassat and James Packer has raised around $5 million over the weekend in a bid to further disrupt Australia’s $5.4 billion taxi industry.
10:26AM | Monday, 20 October 2014 | By Kye White While Google has taken its Android operating system into new places, like cars, watches and TVs, it’s also limiting the degree to which hardware makers can tinker with core parts of that software.
10:21PM | Friday, 17 October 2014 | By Andrew Sadauskas Australian online fashion brand GRANA has just closed a $1.1 million seed financing round from Bluebell Group and a group of respected strategic and angel investors in Australia and Hong Kong.
10:26PM | Friday, 17 October 2014 | By Andrew Sadauskas Aeeris, the company that operates Australia’s only national location-based weather and hazards early warning service, is seeking to raise $6 million through an initial public offering (IPO) on the ASX.
10:59PM | Friday, 17 October 2014 | By Nick Grinberg A search engine’s job is to find the most relevant resource in answer to the question that any user asks of it. It wants to provide you, “the searcher”, with the best possible answer to your query.
ScriptRock cofounder tells entrepreneurs to “have an open mind” at startup events as Tech23 approaches10:28PM | Friday, 17 October 2014 | By Andrew Sadauskas The cofounder of Australian IT DevOps company ScriptRock, Mike Baukes, says an open mind is the key to getting the most out of startup events such as Tech23, which can be an important networking opportunity for emerging entrepreneurs.
Toowoomba hosting its first Startup Weekend: The challenges of building an ecosystem in regional Australia10:10PM | Friday, 17 October 2014 | By Andrew Sadauskas The regional city of Toowoomba, in Queensland’s Darling Downs region, is set to host its first Startup Weekend event as its local startup ecosystem gathers momentum.
10:17PM | Friday, 17 October 2014 | By StartupSmart Manufacturers will be able to create faster and more accurate 3D simulations of their factory production lines thanks to next generation developments to handheld 3D laser mapping technology, Zebedee.