July 2015

Technolog: Hack of dating sites signals an end to promiscuous use of online identity

7:46PM | Friday, 24 July 2015 | By David Glance If anybody is still labouring under the mistaken belief that anything online can remain private and secure, this week should have seen them finally admit defeat.

The SaaS Fundraising Death Zone

7:30PM | Friday, 24 July 2015 | By Geoff McQueen Changes in the ecosystem have created what I call a “Death Zone” between Seed and VC tiers of investors.

Value for money driving online shopping, free shipping helps: Australia Post survey

7:11PM | Friday, 24 July 2015 | By Renee Thompson Described as the largest online shopping survey in Australia, Australia Post's findings reveal a range of current consumer attitudes.

THE NEWS WRAP: Google giving away patents to startups

7:34AM | Friday, 24 July 2015 | By Denham Sadler As part of a continued fight against patent trolls, Google is offering to give startups two starter patents to help them get off the ground and defend their IP.

The seven innovation megatrends that Australia’s prosperity depends on: CSIRO report

7:50PM | Thursday, 23 July 2015 | By StartupSmart The CSIRO asked more than 7000 creative, customers, experts, and the public to help identify what megatrends should guide Australia’s innovation agenda.

“We can, we must, do better”: CSIRO report highlights innovation inefficiency as roadblock to growth

7:21PM | Thursday, 23 July 2015 | By Denham Sadler A new CSIRO report has highlighted Australia’s poor innovation efficiency and research-business collaboration as major roadblocks to entrepreneurial innovation.

Angel investor Renata Cooper’s Forming Circles Global fund on the lookout for female-led startups

7:16PM | Thursday, 23 July 2015 | By Denham Sadler Angel investor Renata Cooper has launched a new investment fund focusing on investing in and mentoring female-led tech startups.

Divvy partners with GoGet to motor ahead in the park and share space

7:11PM | Thursday, 23 July 2015 | By Kye White Parking finder startup Divvy has partnered with car sharing platform GoGet, opening up more customers for both and working towards their combined goal of making transport more efficient.

No more red tape in an ideal Startup World

7:57PM | Thursday, 23 July 2015 | By Denham Sadler A new Sydney-based online platform wants to slash the red tape involved in building a startup so entrepreneurs can focus on developing their ideas.

How to lead, inspire and get the most out of your startup team

7:53PM | Thursday, 23 July 2015 | By Mark McDonald Your team is your most valuable asset and an essential element of great execution. After all, great ideas do not matter if they can’t be executed.