The US-founded Startup Grind event series continues to grow in Australia, with the Sydney and Melbourne chapters set to host the founders of Atlassian and Zendesk respectively.
Once the brainchild of Harvard classmates, Facebook is now a multi-billion dollar company connecting everyone and everything.
A number of new start-ups have likened themselves to US-based company Airbnb, the leader in travel rentals, which has booked more than 10 million nights of accommodation worldwide.
Yes, I promised that this week, I'd share tips on raising capital in Silicon Valley. But I've postponed that post.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has imparted some new words of wisdom to start-ups, insisting the desire to solve a problem must always be greater than the desire to start a company.
The business world is littered with inspiring tales of entrepreneurs who, through their innovation and hard work, overcame humble beginnings to strike it rich.
Australia’s innovation performance is “appalling” compared to other countries in the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, according to a former chief scientist.
I’m thinking about applying for a start-up accelerator program, but it seems like a lot of equity for not much funding. How can I be sure that the program will be worth it?
Iconoclast, by Gregory Berns (Harvard Business Press, 2010, 250pp, RRP$29.99) According to author Gregory Berns, an iconoclast is a person who does something that others say can’t be done.
We all know that in order to establish a successful business you need to focus on delivering a solution to your target market.
Start-up incubator Y Combinator has held its 14th demo day for 65 start-ups, with many start-ups fielding investment offers following their presentations.
Kevin Rose had everything going for him. A strong personal brand and network, $1.7 million in funding and a team of super smart people that could probably build any consumer web/mobile concept you threw at them – and build it well.
Many businesses have strived to bolster their green credentials by reducing the amount of packaging they use, but what about eliminating the need for plastic packaging for food products entirely?
Move over coffee and Red Bull, people could soon be inhaling their caffeine fix from a lipstick-sized tube. The AeroShot product went on the market late last month in the US for $3.
A new iPhone app uses fines to get people into the gym, literally making people pay every time they skip a workout, in order to keep them motivated.
V-Tol Aerospace, a Queensland based company that develops unmanned aircraft systems, has teamed up with the University of Queensland to launch the Australian Unmanned Systems Academy (AUSA).
Adapt: Why success always starts with failure by Tim Harford (Little Brown, RRP$17.82) Failure is a fashionable topic. No less than the Harvard Business Review recently devoted an entire edition to the issue.
Entrepreneurs are getting younger and younger – it seems every second day there’s a news story of a school kid who’s developed a multi-million dollar smartphone app.
Independent MP Andrew Wilkie has branded a $20 million marketing push by the clubs industry against curbs on poker machines as “dishonest.”
This afternoon you are going to block out two hours of time, close the door to your office and start surfing.