September 2014

Elance-oDesk aims to get the entrepreneurial pulse racing with city meet-ups

9:13PM | Wednesday, 24 September 2014 | By Kye White Elance-oDesk has launched The Pulse, a new initiative aimed at bringing entrepreneurs together in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

Lean thinking – how you’re doing it wrong!

9:01PM | Wednesday, 24 September 2014 | By Scott Middleton Businesses with digital projects have accepted that lean thinking and agile methodologies provide the best approach for their projects and ventures.

Fine dining market an appetising prospect for the Catch Group’s new venture

9:46PM | Wednesday, 24 September 2014 | By Kye White and Kirsten Robb Australian e-commerce player the Catch Group, the company behind Catch of the Day and Scoopon, has launched its latest digital venture, hoping to take a further slice out of the online market.

Melbourne startup to sell stain-repellent chef jackets – no, it’s not a load of crockenbush

9:34PM | Wednesday, 24 September 2014 | By Broede Carmody A Melbourne startup is using patented nanotechnology to create chef jackets and aprons that repel liquids and stains.

The story of Bugcrowd, from Startmate to San Francisco

9:16PM | Wednesday, 24 September 2014 | By Niki Scevak In our continuing video series on Startmate companies, here is the story of Bugcrowd.

Australian 3D metal printer claims to be the cheapest on the market

9:58PM | Wednesday, 24 September 2014 | By Kye White A Perth startup has launched a Kickstarter campaign for what it says is the cheapest 3D metal printer in the world.

Employees waste 54 minutes per day as IT systems keep businesses in the slow lane

9:38PM | Wednesday, 24 September 2014 | By Andrew Sadauskas Around 35% of Australian workers complain they are hindered at work by issues with legacy IT systems, despite Australian businesses spending $44 billion per year on IT.

Apple and Google make changes in the battle for new markets

9:37AM | Wednesday, 24 September 2014 | By Michael Cowling Has Google finally decided to take total control of its Android destiny with the release of its Android One operating system?

THE NEWS WRAP: Google X founder Sebastian Thrun leaves Google to focus on Udacity

9:26AM | Wednesday, 24 September 2014 | By Kye White Google X founder Sebastian Thrun has left his role as VP and fellow at the company.

Strike a digital pose: StyleMatch capital raise hopes to digitise wardrobes

9:10PM | Tuesday, 23 September 2014 | By Kye White Australian startup StyleMatch is hoping to attract consumers to its platform, one of many in the competitive online shopping space, by allowing them to “digitise their wardrobe” and use a mobile “virtual change room”.