November 2014

How getting fired inspired Invoice2go founder Chris Strode to build a $100m app for SMEs

11:04PM | Friday, 14 November 2014 | By Kirsten Robb Getting sacked from a good job at a major bank for being too drunk at the company cocktail party would be enough to halt – or at least impede – the career ambitions of most young software developers.

The hard truth about startups in Australia

11:49PM | Friday, 14 November 2014 | By Michael Mehmet Startups are a bit of a thing in Australia right now. You probably know or have heard of someone who has recently become involved with a startup – or may even be that person, yourself.

Australian app Project Tripod named as finalist in Denmark’s Creative Business Cup

11:32PM | Friday, 14 November 2014 | By Andrew Sadauskas Australian time-lapse photography app Project Tripod is representing Australia at Creative Business Cup, a global event for creative entrepreneurs.

Is it time to turn your business into a company?

11:21PM | Friday, 14 November 2014 | By James Solomon When your business grows and starts taking on several employees and doing bigger deals, it could be time to turn into a company. But it’s a very big step.

Why this early-stage Aussie startup decided to jump ship and move to Poland

11:09PM | Friday, 14 November 2014 | By Broede Carmody Ever thought of leaving Australia behind and moving to another country?

Inside the phenomenal rise of WeWork; Jessica Alba, the $1 billion entrepreneur; Financial crisis looms if politics curbs the G20: Best of the Web

11:34AM | Friday, 14 November 2014 | By Cara Waters It might be an “upstart” that wants in on the office rental game, but WeWork now controls $US19.6 billion worth of office space in the United States.

THE NEWS WRAP: Facebook moves to reassure users about privacy policy

11:27AM | Friday, 14 November 2014 | By Kye White In an attempt to address user concerns about how Facebook handles their data, the social media giant has shortened its privacy policy by two-thirds and has introduced an interactive tutorial called privacy basics, to help explain its policy.

How these six new technology predictions fared in 2014: Control Shift

11:55PM | Thursday, 13 November 2014 | By Andrew Sadauskas In November last year, I picked six new technologies that were likely to make an impact in 2014. Here's how they fared.

Sydney startup looking to match healthcare professionals with employers

11:52PM | Thursday, 13 November 2014 | By Broede Carmody A Sydney-based startup is looking to disrupt the recruitment process for the healthcare industry.

App helps entrepreneurs get tight with the in crowd

11:36PM | Thursday, 13 November 2014 | By Kye White While George Konstand enjoyed meeting new people at startup conferences, he often left frustrated that he wasn’t meeting the right people, in the right industry.