3:08PM | Wednesday, 25 March 2015 | By David Glance A columnist at the New York Times has written that he believes that technologies like Apple’s upcoming watch could be as as dangerous as cigarettes and cause cancer.
3:15AM | Wednesday, 25 March 2015 | By Kye White The Minister for Small Business Bruce Billson will introduce long-awaited changes to Employee Share Scheme legislation into parliament today.
3:26AM | Wednesday, 25 March 2015 | By StartupSmart Silicon Valley veteran Jason Goldman will become the White House’s first chief digital officer.
3:16PM | Tuesday, 24 March 2015 | By Kye White Email marketing startup Campaign Monitor has opened new offices in Sydney as it looks to double in size over the next 12 months.
3:11PM | Tuesday, 24 March 2015 | By Shane Goldberg Whilst being a salesperson might come naturally to you, many entrepreneurs find it uncomfortable. After all, salespeople in many circles have a reputation of being untrustworthy, sometimes sleazy and a bit uncouth (all, by the way, very undeserving labels based on the many sales people I have met).
3:45PM | Tuesday, 24 March 2015 | By Joshua Flannery Now in its third year, the UNSW Startups Games has given over 80 individuals an intense entrepreneurial experience – four full weekends over one month – and essentially a platform to launch a startup for the first time or, in some cases, use the experience to become employees with an entrepreneur’s skillset.
3:27PM | Tuesday, 24 March 2015 | By Broede Carmody Freelancer has acquired one of Spain’s leading online job marketplaces for an undisclosed sum in order to increase its presence in Spanish-speaking countries.
3:50PM | Tuesday, 24 March 2015 | By Broede Carmody Competition between peer-to-peer lenders is heating up in Australia as startups leap at the chance to disrupt the financial services sector.
3:38PM | Tuesday, 24 March 2015 | By Broede Carmody Netflix has officially launched in Australia, offering users a one-month free trial to scoop up customers amongst fierce competition, including Australian rivals Presto and Stan, in the on-demand streaming space.
3:05PM | Tuesday, 24 March 2015 | By Kirsten Robb A survey of 150 Australian accountants by R&D tax advisory firm Swanson Reed showed eight out of 10 accountants think the tax rules are too complicated and too risky to process themselves, preferring to outsource the applications.