Israel inspires young Aussie entrepreneurs to be team players

11:34PM | Friday, 27 November 2015 | Denham Sadler

They say the biggest lesson from the trip was the need to work co-operatively as a national ecosystem.

Business ideas

Lucy Turnbull backs Policy Hack winner's outstanding idea

11:26PM | Thursday, 26 November 2015 | Denham Sadler

Policy Hack winner Erin Watson-Lynn now has a high-profile patron for her push to teach kids entrepreneurial skills through a Lemonade Stand Day.

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Government launches “match-making service” for finding the perfect IP

11:08PM | Monday, 23 November 2015 | Denham Sadler

Source IP aims to make it easier for businesses to access IP created by Australian universities and commonwealth organisations.

 | Business planning

Space discovery: Startup has got the parking lot

11:54AM | Friday, 20 November 2015 | Mark Kearney

After 13 years working in traffic management, Bryan Goudsblom knows how hard it is to find a car park.

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Students get a chance to ‘test-drive’ cyber careers

11:14AM | Thursday, 19 November 2015 | Mark Kearney

A program hoping to grow the number of young people aspiring to a career in STEM has launched in Australia with the aim of connecting high school and uni students with corporate mentors.

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How shopping around for an idea led to carwash startup

11:25AM | Wednesday, 18 November 2015 | Mark Kearney

When Areej Alsheikh wants to do market research, she goes shopping.

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Uber says it won’t leave drivers stranded when cars don’t need them

11:08PM | Tuesday, 17 November 2015 | Mark Kearney

Uber drivers that likely to lose their jobs with the rise of autonomous cars could be retrained by the company.

 | Business planning

Deepen the pool of capital or see startup talent ebb away, says AVCAL CEO Yasser El-Ansary

11:03PM | Monday, 16 November 2015 | Denham Sadler

Australia is dragging its heels when it comes to offering later stage funding for tech companies.

 | Business planning

StartSomeGood’s Tom Dawkins urges social enterprise investors to not fear risk

11:37PM | Friday, 13 November 2015 | Mark Kearney

Dawkins says his crowdfunding site is seeing more socially conscious ventures seeking financial backing than ever before.

 | How to start a...

What sizzled and what fizzled as my food startup got 1000 subscribers in 24 hours

11:03AM | Thursday, 12 November 2015 | Thomas Nijam

Email works better. Make sure you test. Target a niche audience.

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Policy Hack paper handed to government: But will it “get shit done”?

11:53AM | Thursday, 12 November 2015 | Denham Sadler

See the 10 key innovation ideas and initiatives arising from last month’s Policy Hack have been delivered in a document to the federal government.

 | Business planning

Drone startup is ready to test the waters

11:27PM | Wednesday, 11 November 2015 | Mark Kearney

Dan Squire was surprised drones weren't being used to solve long-standing problems in the water industry. So he created a startup to do just that.

 | How to start a...

Israel an innovation revelation for Wyatt Roy and party

11:17PM | Tuesday, 10 November 2015 | Denham Sadler

A group of 50 Australian entrepreneurs, founders, investors and public servants have returned from a fact-finding mission to Israel with a host of lessons and inspiration.

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Why the end of the year is a bad time to launch

11:05PM | Tuesday, 10 November 2015 | Alan Jones

Instinctively pushing your team, suppliers and investors to be finished by year’s end can have negative consequences for your business.

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Startup school an EXCEL learnt alternative to gap year

11:20PM | Monday, 9 November 2015 | Mark Kearney

Brett Whitford is encouraging entrepreneurial students to skip gap year and sign up for a year developing their tech idea at his new startup school, EXCELinc.

 | Planning

It’s time for an eAustralia Card

11:58PM | Monday, 9 November 2015 | Matthew Sorell

Australian e-government is a long way behind many other developed nations, and our national leadership continues to offer little in the way of policy direction.

 | Planning  | Business ideas

Turnbull talks innovation again ahead of policy launch

11:01AM | Monday, 9 November 2015 | Denham Sadler

The federal government will be delivering its much-anticipated innovation statement next month.

 | Business ideas

Wise words: Five things we learnt from our mentors

11:31PM | Friday, 6 November 2015 | Phil Barclay

During Mevu’s three-month mentoring experience as part of the River City Labs’ Sponsored Entrepreneur Program, there were five particularly valuable pieces of advice given to us by the team of mentors.

 | Planning

Specific question: To go niche or not to go niche?

11:26PM | Wednesday, 4 November 2015 | Amanda Jesnoewski

The truth is if you want your marketing to be as effective as possible you need your target market to be an inch wide and a mile deep.

 | Business planning  | Amanda Jesnoewski

Hub-like office space available for rent in Melbourne and Sydney

11:57AM | Tuesday, 3 November 2015 | StartupSmart

Open-plan desks and enclosed office spaces available for short-term rent from $400-$600 per month (inclusive of amenities).

 | Planning