September 2015

Why Snapchat's the coolest kid on the social media block

9:57PM | Friday, 25 September 2015 | By Eloise Keating Is there a social media platform that can make your existing customers more loyal to your brand?

How corporates co-opted the art of mindfulness to make us bear the unbearable

9:42PM | Friday, 25 September 2015 | By Zoë Krupka Pasteurised versions of the ancient practice of mindfulness are now big business.

Snap: smartphones give dedicated digital cameras a run for their money

9:58PM | Friday, 25 September 2015 | By Phillip George Apple’s recent offering of new tech toys includes the latest iPhone – available in stores from Friday – and it boasts some mighty camera power.

Facebook dominating as social media ad spend grows over $US25 billion

9:52AM | Friday, 25 September 2015 | By Denham Sadler Social network ad spending is set to reach over $US25 billion this year and is only set to increase, according to new research.

Shorten takes on Turnbull to stake out startup “path to the future”

9:29PM | Thursday, 24 September 2015 | By Denham Sadler Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has announced a “second wave” of policies that Labor will be taking to the election with the aim of making Australia a “startup nation”.

IoT home check-up: China provides CliniCloud with unexpected silver lining

9:35PM | Thursday, 24 September 2015 | By Denham Sadler Despite doing the rounds in Silicon Valley, it was when the CliniCloud founders returned to Australia that an investment fell into their laps.

MapJam co-founder says chances are it’s still best to be in San Fran

9:02PM | Thursday, 24 September 2015 | By Kye White San Francisco serendipity is the biggest advantage of moving to the world’s startup hub, according to MapJam co-founder Jack Gonzalez.

CarbonTRACK on the fast-track after two quick funding rounds

9:55PM | Thursday, 24 September 2015 | By Denham Sadler Energy usage tracking startup carbonTRACK is set to conquer the world after securing a $2 million funding round, only two months after announcing the closure of a $1.3 million round.

Fresh fields: Five trillion-dollar markets ripe for startup innovation

9:30PM | Thursday, 24 September 2015 | By Mark McDonald A big market with lots of potential customers is one of the most critical factors in a startup’s success.

Salesforce founder Marc Benioff's five big questions for aspiring startups

9:05PM | Thursday, 24 September 2015 | By Paul Wallbank Knowing when the time to startup has arrived comes down to five questions, Marc Benioff says.